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Tiradito is a Peruvian dish of raw fish, cut in the shape of sashimi, and of aspect similar to crudo, and carpaccio, in a spicy sauce. [1] [2] It reflects the influence of Japanese immigrants on Peruvian cuisine. [3] Tiradito differs from ceviche in two ways: tiradito is sliced, while ceviche is cubed; [4] and tiradito is sauced immediately before service, hence raw, while ceviche is marinated beforehand, hence "cooked". [5] Some authors also state that tiradito does not contain onions, [6] but this is not universal.

Common garnishes include sweet potato and boiled corn. Stylized variants may include such ingredients as scallops, and a small amount of searing.

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  5. Like Ceviche? Sashimi? Awesome, Meet Tiradito, Sep 17, 2014, Paul Harrison, Food Republic
  6. Peruvian Cuisine, Philip Martin McCaulay, p. 72

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