Ota ika - raw fish salad

Fish marinated in coconut cream, lemon juice and seasonal summer vegetables.

SERVES6
TIME TO MAKE-
MEAL TYPEDinner
TIME TO MAKE-
MEAL TYPEDinner

Follow our step-by-step recipe guide.

Method

  1. Rinse the fish and cut into cubes.
  2. Place in a shallow dish and cover with the lemon juice.
  3. Leave to marinate for at least 1 hour in the fridge.
  4. Drain off the lemon juice.
  5. Add the spring onions, cucumber, tomatoes, pepper, coconut cream and water.
  6. Season with pepper and mix well.
  7. Transfer to a serving bowl, cover and chill before serving.

Tips                 

  • The longer the fish is left to marinate the more the fish will cook.
  • 1 kg
    fresh fish fillets, mullet or gurnard
  • lemons, juice only
  • 3 small 
    spring onions, chopped finely
  • cucumber, seeds removed, chopped into bite-size pieces
  • tomatoes, chopped
  • 1/2 
    green or yellow pepper, chopped
  • 1 1/2 cups
    coconut cream
  • 1 cup
    water
  •  
    pepper, to taste
Per serve
  • Energy
    1364kJ
  • Total Fat
    18.3g
  • Saturated Fat
    10.8g
  • Total Carbohydrate
    7.1g
  • Sugars
    5.2g
  • Dietary Fibre
    3.1g
  • Protein
    33.5g
  • Sodium
    138mg