Caribe Fish Sandwich

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caribe fish sandwiches

Main Ingredient: Seafood
Menu Part: Sandwich/Wrap
Cuisine Type: American
Serves: 4

A taste of the tropics is evident in this delightful fish sandwich. Coconut and sweet potato surround the tender fish fillets. The pineapple and onion salsa is the perfect finishing touch.


1 cup diced, grilled pineapple
1⁄2 cup chopped red onion
2 tbsp. chopped cilantro
2 tbsp. chopped mint
1 serrano chile, seeded and chopped
1⁄2 tsp. ground ginger
1 tbsp. lime juice
1 tbsp. rum
4 grouper or snapper fillets
Egg wash
1 1⁄2 cups flour
1⁄2 cup finely grated sweet potato, drained
1⁄2 cup shredded unsweetened coconut
Vegetable oil
4 Jamaican coco bread rolls


1. Combine pineapple, onion, cilantro, mint, chile, and ginger; stir in lime juice and rum; set aside.

2. Dip fish fillets in egg wash. Combine flour, sweet potato, and coconut on plate; coat fillets with mixture.

3. Heat 1⁄2-in. oil in large skillet. Add fish and fry on both sides until crisp and golden.

4. Sandwich fish in coco bread and top with salsa.