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poisson cru Tahitienne

Poisson Cru Tahitienne

A marinated raw fish and coconut dish from Tikehau Pearl Beach Resort in French Polynesia. You’ll find versions of this easy dish throughout the South Pacific including Tonga where it is known as 'Ota 'Ika. 
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Tahitian
Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 229kcal
Author Bachou Raufau
Cost $15


  • Knife


  • 1 tomato
  • 2 medium cucumbers
  • 2 limes
  • 1 small white onion
  • 1 pound raw ahi tuna
  • 3/4 cup fresh coconut milk grate ripe fresh coconut and squeeze the milk out of the pulp through cheesecloth or use light canned coconut milk
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • Cut the tuna into bite-sized chunks and marinate in lime juice for five minutes.   
  • Peel, remove seeds and dice cucumbers into large pieces and place in a large glass bowl. 
  •  Add diced tomatoes and onion. Mix in marinated tuna and lime juice
  • Let sit for a few minutes,  add coconut milk, season with salt and pepper and serve immediately. 


  • Chop the veggies and fish into large chunks not tiny pieces. 
Nutritional information is provided as a courtesy and is not guaranteed to be accurate. It is created by online calculators and although we attempt to provide accurate nutritional information, the figures are only estimates.


Calories: 229kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 27g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 43mg | Sodium: 80mg | Potassium: 555mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 2820IU | Vitamin C: 18.5mg | Calcium: 41mg | Iron: 1.7mg