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Spicy Coconut Relish

A great relish to add to grilled fish, chicken or salads!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time10 mins
Servings: 2 cups
Author: Nutritionist meets Chef


  • 120 g 1.5 cup desiccated coconut
  • 1 red chilli*
  • 1 tbsp grated ginger
  • 4 tbsp chopped coriander
  • 3 tbsp lime juice
  • 2 shallots finely chopped
  • Salt to taste


  • Place desiccated coconut and red chilli in a food processor and blend until combined.
  • Add ginger, coriander and lime juice, and blend until combined
  • If the mixture seems to dry, add a little splash of water.
  • Fold the chopped shallots into the mixture.
  • Add salt to taste.


*Use less if you like it less spicy, or more if you want it spicier.
**Will stay fresh up to 3 days when kept in the refrigerator