“White water coming, no foolin` around
Opihi man in the sun. Opihi man grab your bag and run
Opihi man another swell is coming your way
Opihi man another swell is coming your way”
You know the words, growing up with that song we all know what the Ophi Man is, the delicious ophi have always been the favorite of any Hawaii Native. So do you want some recipies for the lovely opihi?
5 to 6 HOT chile peppers from your local farmers market
1 cup cider vinegar
1 cup water
1 tablespoon chopped garlic from your local farmers market
1 teaspoon Hawaiian sea salt
Opihis , shucked
Butter from a local farm
Aloha Soy sauce
Cayenne pepper, or Hawaiian chili pepper
Mix chiles, vinegar, water, garlic and sea salt together. Marinate opihi for about 15 minutes before grilling.
While grilling add butter, soy sauce and cayenne pepper or Hawaiian chili pepper.
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