Poisson Cru (Tahitian Raw Fish)
From the Kitchen of: Owana Salazar, Entertainer 1 lb. ahi
1/4 c. Hawaiian salt
2 c. water
1 1/2 c. coconut milk
1 garlic bulb
1 medium sweet Maui round onion
2 medium ripe tomatoes
4-5 limes, juiced, remove seeds
1 small curly leaf lettuce, to line serving bowl
Combine Hawaiian salt wit water. Mix well. Cut ahi sashimi style and soak in Hawaiian salt-water mixture while chopping other ingredients. Keep all other ingredients in separate bowl during preparation. If you are using frozen coconut milk, allow it to defrost. Peel and dice garlic. Slice onion in thin crescents. Peel and butterfly cucumbers and remove seeds. Slice in crescents. Slice tomatoes in crescents. Juice the limes.
Drain ahi well. Mix in all other ingredients. Add fresh squeezed lime juice and let stand for approximately 3 minutes until partially marinated. Line serving bowl with lettuce leaves. Spoon in marinated mixture of Poisson Cru. Serve and add coconut milk to preference.