One of Jimmy Buffet’s summer favorites – conch ceviche with a chili cilantro broth.
—8 Island Princess Baby Conch (the only conch not going extinct), remove all surrounding and interior shell, slice thinly
— 1 celery rib, minced
— 1 tablespoon minced fresh ginger
— 2 tablespoons minced red onion
— 1 aji amarillo, minced
— Salt and freshly ground black pepper
— 1 celery rib, juiced or chopped, pureed, and passed through a fine sieve
— 1/4 cup freshly squeezed lime juice
— 2 tablespoons chopped cilantro
— 1 ear corn, poached in salted water and sliced into 1/4-inch rounds
1. In a metal bowl, mix sliced conch with celery, ginger, onion, and aji.
2. Salt and pepper the mixture.
3. Add the celery juice, lime juice, and finish with cilantro.
4. Garnish with corn slices.