Lomi Lomi Salmon in California Avocado Half

Lomi Lomi Salmon in California Avocado Half

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Credit: Amy Sherman and Copper River Salmon, Prince William Sound Marketing Association
The National Culinary Review, May 2012


1½ lbs. wild Copper River salmon fillet, skin removed
¾ cup Hawaiian salt, coarse sea salt or kosher salt
4½ cups cherry or grape tomatoes, diced
1½ cups sweet white onion, finely diced (if onion is not sweet, soak diced onion in cold water for 10 minutes)
3 green onions, chopped
6 fresh California avocados, halved, seeded
Cilantro sprigs or chives, for garnish


1. Put salmon in plastic or glass container; rub both sides with salt. Cover; chill in
refrigerator for 24 hours.

2. Rinse salmon thoroughly. Soak in bowl of cold water for 30 minutes, changing water once, after 15 minutes. Remove fish; pat dry with paper towels.

3. Dice fish; put in mixing bowl. Add tomato, onion and green onion; toss gently to combine.

4. Mound salmon mixture onto each avocado half. Garnish with cilantro or chives; serve immediately.


12 servings


Main Dish, Seafood, The National Culinary Review

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