Thursday, July 20, 2017

Conch salad recipe

Cleaned conch is found by many piers and in many outdoor markets in the Bahamas. Or, you can find and clean your own conch.

This is a recipe for Conch ceviche, best enjoyed with a Kalik (Bahamas beer)

  • 8 oz cleaned conch
  • 10 tbsp fresh lime juice
  • 5 tbsp fresh orange juice
  • 1 ripe tomato, diced
  • 1/4 cup diced onion
  • 1 cucumber peeled, seeded and diced
  • 1/2 cup bell peppers (any color), diced
  • 3 hot peppers (habaneros, local goat peppers or jalapeƱo peppers), minced
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Wash conch with a mixture of lemon, salt and water.
  • Clean the conch, cut into small cubes.
  • Place in mixing bowl with remaining ingredients.
  • Cover and let the conch and vegetables marinate in refrigerator for 20 minutes.
  • Mix and serve.

Monday, July 17, 2017

Whale sighting

Sighted a whale. Pure luck to have my cellphone camera functioning at the same time it breached. Didn't get a close-enough look to identify the species but it was at least as long as my boat.