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TAHITIAN STYLE POISSON CRU

For 6 people
Ingredients

  • 500g of red tuna
  • 2 tomatoe
  • 1 small cucumber
  • 2 green limes
  • 1 onion
  • coconut milk
  • parsley
  • 1 green onion
  • salt
  • pepper

Cut the fish into small pieces and soak it in seawater or salt water for 5 minutes. In a salad bowl, put diced tomatoes and cucumbers, thinly sliced onion, cut green onion and chopped parsley. Add lemon juice, salt and pepper and let soak for a few minutes. Drain the fish, add to the bowl and mix well with other ingredients. Add the coconut milk at the last minute.
Serve very fresh.


CHICKEN FAFA

For 6 people
Ingredients

  • 6 chicken breasts
  • 1 bunch of fafa (taro leaves)
  • 2 onions
  • 1 piece of ginger
  • 1 lime
  • 1 liter of broth
  • coconut milk

Cook the fafa leaves for 1 hour in boiling salted water. Drain well. Cut the chicken breasts in small pieces. Peel and thinly slice the onion and ginger. Add the chicken and cook in oil for 10 minutes. Add the fafa and lime juice. Mix well and let simmer for one hour. Add the coconut milk before serving.


BANANA PO’E

For 6 people
Ingredients

  • 6 to 8 bananas
  • 150 - 200 g of manioc, flour starch
  • 50 g of sugar
  • Milk of a grated coconut

Peel the bananas and cook them in a little water. When they are done, drain and puree them. Mix 2 bowls of bananas with a bowl of starch and 50 g of sugar. Place this mixture in a lightly oiled banana leaf. Cook in a medium hot oven for 30-40 minutes. Add the coconut milk just before serving.

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