Skinny’s Bahamian Conch Salad
|2 large conchs (available in Caribbean markets or by mail order)|
|2 diced tomatoes|
|1 cucumber diced|
|1 red, green, yellow or orange bell pepper, diced|
|1 medium onion, diced|
|juice of 1 orange|
|juice of 2 limes|
|1/2 scotch bonnet or Habanero pepper, minced ( more if you like it very spicy)|
|kosher salt and fresh cracked black pepper to taste|
|2 cloves minced garlic, optional|
This is a salad that gains its genesis in the Bahamas. This recipe was developed by chef Skinny of Potters Cay near Paradise Island.
- Wash the conch with a mixture of lemon juice, salt and water.
- Clean the conch and remove all slime, if any. Cut into small cubes.
- Place conch in a non reactive mixing bowl along with all other ingredients.
- Mix well and serve.
Where do I get fresh conch up here in Pensacola, Fl. ? I’d really enjoy a fresh conch salad. I don’t even find it anywhere in our seafood restaurants up here. I enjoyed this while on a cruise back in 1984. Miss it much!
Try Key fisheries in south Florida. They will ship it to you.
key fisheries in florida. They will mail it to you
Key fisheries in South Florida.. They will ship to you overnight.