Justine Scholfield’s Polynesian fish ceviche recipe

polynesian fish ceviche

Last weekend noodlies, Sydney food blog had a wonderful opportunity relax on a three day cruise with the Carnival Spirit.  I had the chance to watch the engaging Justine Scholfield, former MasterChef contestant and host of Everyday Gourmet (Channel 10), cook a couple of her favourite recipes.

In particular, the healthy Polynesian fish ceviche has a special significance for Justine, watch the noodlies video above and you’ll see what I mean.

Justine kindly shared the recipe with noodlies (thank you, Justine!). Enjoy!

Justine Scholfield’s Polynesian fish ceviche recipe

Serves: 4
Time: 1 ½ hours
Moderate skills

500 g fresh white fish (Mahi Mahi, Gemfish, Blue-eye, Kingfish), cut into 2cm cubes
2 lemons, juiced and strained
3 limes, juiced
1 carrot, grated
1 French shallot, diced
1 tbsp. soy sauce
½ cup coconut milk
Jasmine rice, to serve
1 butter lettuce, leaves picked off, wash and trimmed to form cups

Place the fish along with the onion and carrot into a large non-metallic bowl.
Add the lemon and lime juice so it just covers the fish, mix well and cover the bowl with cling wrap. Marinate in the fridge for one to two hours.
Drain off the liquid and press the fish against the bowl until all the juices are extracted from the fish. Add the soy and coconut milk and season with salt and pepper.
Spoon fish into the lettuce cups and serve hot rice on the side.

How did you go?
If you do try Justine’s recipe, I’d love you to leave a comment and let me know how it went.

And if you want to see more of Justine, Season 4 of Everyday Gourmet returns Easter weekend on Channel 10 at 4pm.

This tasty noodlies, Sydney food blog experience was thanks to the lovely folks at Carnival Spirit.