“Coconut is my favourite fruit in the world. I love it because it’s so versatile: from starter to dessert, the possibilities are endless,” says cookbook author, Vanessa Bolosier. “I created this recipe because I love coconut souskay – a traditional Martinique recipe – but always felt it lacked something, a bit of a kick, creaminess, texture…

“This recipe is one of my guests’ favourite, always on the request list for menus at my supper clubs.”

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Coconut slaw from Sunshine Kitchen
Coconut slaw from Sunshine Kitchen (Clare Winfield/PA)
Coconut slaw from Sunshine Kitchen
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Nutrition Facts
Coconut slaw recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 78 Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Fat 7g11%
Saturated Fat 6g38%
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 1g
Sodium 7mg0%
Potassium 112mg3%
Carbohydrates 5g2%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 651IU13%
Vitamin C 7mg8%
Calcium 11mg1%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Coconut slaw recipe

A twist on the classic side dish
Prep Time10 mins
Chilling time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 10 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Caribbean
Servings: 4
Calories: 78kcal
Author: Vanessa Bolosier

Equipment

  • Grater
  • Bowl

Ingredients

  • 1 coconut
  • 1/4 carrot coarsely grated
  • 1 small piece (about 3cm) fresh ginger finely grated
  • 1/4 Scotch bonnet chilli very finely chopped (optional)
  • Salt
  • 1 lime
  • 4 tbsp coconut milk

Method

  • Break the husk of the coconut and scoop out the meat. Wash the meat and pat dry with paper towels. Coarsely grate the coconut meat into a mixing bowl.
  • Add the carrot, ginger and chilli and season with salt to taste.
  • Squeeze in the lime juice, add the coconut milk and stir to mix evenly. Cover with clingfilm and place in the refrigerator for one hour before serving.

Nutrition

Calories: 78kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 7mg | Potassium: 112mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 651IU | Vitamin C: 7mg | Calcium: 11mg | Iron: 1mg

Sunshine Kitchen: Delicious Creole Recipes From The Heart Of The Caribbean by Vanessa Bolosier is published by Pavilion Books. Photography by Clare Winfield. 

Sunshine Kitchen: Delicious Creole recipes from the heart of the Caribbean
  • Amazon Kindle Edition
  • Bolosier, Vanessa (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)

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