Today's Recipe of the Day is vegan coconut ceviche created by Executive Chef David Lee of the popular plant-based restaurant, Planta with several locations in Florida and a new location in New York City. This is Chef's favorite summer dish to make at home because the taste is super refreshing and it's easy to make.

This healthy vegan coconut ceviche recipe calls for fresh ingredients like shallots, jalapeno, chillis, coriander stems, and lime to season and add flavor to the coconut meat which has a subtle taste but is a healthy ingredient to enjoy all summer. One cup or 80 grams of coconut meat has 7 grams of fiber which helps to aid healthy digestion, according to a study about the American Dietetic Association's position on dietary fiber. This recipe is light, refreshing, and a healthy dish to serve at your summer pool parties or rooftop hangouts.

Vegan Coconut Ceviche


  • 1-2 Young Thai Coconut

Ingredients for Marinade:

  • 3 shallots, sliced thinly
  • 1 jalapeno, minced
  • 2 tbsp. Anaheim chilis, minced
  • 20 coriander stems
  • Grey salt, to taste
  • 4 tbs. fresh lime juice


  1. For the marinade, combine thinly sliced shallots, jalapeño, chilis, and grey salt until the mixture releases its juices.
  2. Add in lime juice and coriander.
  3. Clean and thinly slice young coconut meat, and combine it with two cups of the marinade, a cup of lime juice, and a pinch of kosher salt.
  4. Top with cilantro and corn nuts and add sliced avocado to the plate. Serve with tortilla chips.

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