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Lomi Lomi Salmon

If you’ve read my post on Tuna Poke, you know how I feel about Hawaiian food. Here’s another island classic that’s traditionally served at luaus as a side dish, alongside kalua pig. It goes great with roast meats, or even other seafood dishes packing a bunch of flavour with each refreshing bite. If lomi lomi
Course Salad, Sides
Cuisine American
Level Beginner
Main Ingredient Fish
Diet Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free, Low Sugar, Low-Carb, Low-Fat, Pescatarian
Prep Time 5 minutes


  • 1 cup tomatoes (peeled and cut into ¼" dice)
  • 1 serrano chili pepper (finely minced)
  • ¼ cups red onion (finely minced)
  • 4 ounces salted salmon roughly chopped (gravlax will work as well)
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons chives (chopped)


  • Add everything except the chives in a bowl and work together with your fingers, breaking up the chunks of salmon as you go. There should be enough salt from the salmon, but add more if it needs it.
  • Add the chopped chives and mix in. Allow it to rest for at least an hour and serve