Bahamian Grilled Conch


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Appears in
The Barbecue Bible

By Steven Raichlen

Published 1998

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Conch (pronounced konk) is the whitest, sweetest, most delicately flavored of all shellfish. Although it’s not well known in North America, it’s virtually the national dish of the Bahamas. Stroll along the Potter’s Cay market beneath the bridge to Paradise Island or along the Arawak Cay recreation area (a popular local hangout) and you’ll find dozens of stalls specializing in the preparation of this giant sea snail. After you’ve had fiery conch salad (the most popular way to eat conch) and