Fāfaru (Polynesian cuisine): Fāfaru is a fish dish of Polynesian origin. Fish fillets, usually tuna, are macerated in a preparation of seawater and pressed shrimp heads (locally called chevrettes). It is a type of brine. Prawns (scientific name: Macrobrachium rosenbergii) are freshwater prawns found in the rivers of the South Pacific islands. The prawn heads are partially shelled then crushed.
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