Tropical Fish Sandwiches

Christie Vanover
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Christie Vanover
Christie Vanover is the chef and blogger for She has traveled the world as a military wife developing zesty, sumptuous recipes. She has loved the Hawaiian islands since visiting as a young girl. Today, she infuses Hawaiian flavors with other cultural techniques she's learned through her travels.
Recipe Details


2 Cloves of garlic, minced

1/2 Anaheim or Hatch chili, minced

1/4 C shredded coconut

1 TBSP soy sauce

1/4 C Guava Nectar

1/2 TSP kosher salt


1 C Kale

1/2 Anaheim or Hatch chili, minced

1/4 C shredded coconut

1 TSP red wine vinegar

Spicy Mayo

2 TBSP mayonnaise

1-2 TSP hot sauce

Step 1
Combine the marinade ingredients in a zip-top bag. Add the fresh fish filets. Seal the bag and marinate for at least 30 minutes.
Step 2
Chop the kale into small pieces, so it resembles slaw. Combine in a bowl with the chili, coconut and red wine vinegar. Set aside.
Step 3
In a small bowl, combine the mayonnaise and hot sauce, to taste. Spread the spicy mayo on the KING’S HAWAIIAN Original Hawaiian Sweet Hamburger Buns. Place on a sheet pan and set aside.
Step 4
Heat the oven to 400 degrees. Place the filets in a 13 x 9 rimmed pan. Bake for 10 minutes.
Step 5
Turn the oven to broil and broil the fish for 4-5 minutes to add a little more texture and color to the filets.
Step 6
Place the buns under the broiler and broil just long enough so the edges start to brown.
Step 7
Place a filet on the bottom bun, load with coconut kale slaw and top with the top bun. Enjoy!

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