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Choy’s laulau tips will save you money and time

By Betty Shimabukuro

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Jun 04, 2014

~~<p><span style="font-size: 12px;">At $22.99 a pound, salted butterfish can wreak havoc with your laulau budget. Solution: Salt it yourself.</span></p>
<p class="p1">Allan Chun wrote for instructions in doing just that. A call to chef Sam Choy led to the simple formula. &quot;Smother&quot; the fish in salt, he said, &quot;then just put it in a Ziploc and tumble a little, then into the fridge.&quot; Three days later you'll have salted butterfish. Given that frozen butterfish steaks go for about $8 per pound, you'll clearly be ahead.</p>
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At $22.99 a pound, salted butterfish can wreak havoc with your laulau budget. Solution: Salt it yourself.

Allan Chun wrote for instructions in doing just that. A call to chef Sam Choy led to the simple formula. "Smother" the fish in salt, he said, "then just put it in a Ziploc and tumble a little, then into the fridge." Three days later you'll have salted butterfish. Given that frozen butterfish steaks go for about $8 per pound, you'll clearly be ahead. Login for more...



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