Tropical Conch Salad Recipe

Conch Salad

A tropical conch salad recipe for a taste of the Nassau Bahamas utilizing the unusual shellfish found within a conch shell.

You might be wondering what is a conch salad made of. The conch is cooked in the same style as ceviche, marinated in lime juice and orange juice. Conch salad is served filled with fresh tropical flavors and aromas.

Learn how to make a conch salad by following these steps:


  • 1 cup conch, cleaned
  • ½ cup red pepper, diced
  • ¼ cup tomato, deseeded and diced
  • ¼ cup cucumber, diced
  • ¼ cup red onion, diced
  • ¼ cup orange, juiced
  • ½ cup lime, juiced
  • 1 clove garlic, finely chopped
  • ¼ scotch bonnet, finely chopped
  • ¼ cup cilantro, roughly chopped
  • salt, to taste


  1. If using frozen conch then thaw completely in the refrigerator overnight.
  2. Rinse the conch under cold water and dry, then dice into ½” pieces and place into a mixing bowl.
  3. Then squeeze the lime juice, orange juice and a pinch of salt over the conch, allow to marinade for 5 minutes.
  4. Prepare the vegetables into a fine dice then add the red pepper, tomato, cucumber, red onion, garlic, scotch bonnet and cilantro to the mixing bowl.
  5. Allow the conch and the vegetables to marinade in the refrigerator for 10 minutes to bring the flavours together and finish cooking the conch.
  6. Serve the conch salad chilled.


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