Photo: Johnny Autry; Styling: Cindy Barr
Hands-on Time
20 Mins
Total Time
50 Mins
Serves 8 (serving size: 1/2 cup)

Rocoto peppers are available at many Latin markets. You can substitute a red jalapeño or Fresno pepper.


Sustainable Choice.

How to Make It

Step 1

Boil rocoto pepper 1 minute; drain. Repeat twice. Combine 1 1/4 ounces pepper flesh (reserve remaining pepper for another use) and 1 teaspoon pepper seeds, 1 1/4 ounces fish, 1/4 cup chopped red onion, juice, salt, garlic, celery, and ginger in a blender. Process until smooth. Chill rocoto mixture for 20 minutes.

Step 2

Combine chilled rocoto mixture, remaining 24 ounces sea bass, sliced red onion, and cilantro in a bowl; toss to combine. Serve in chilled bowls or glasses.

Picca and Mo-Chica, Los Angeles, CA

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