Recipe courtesy of Old Lahaina Luau

Pahole (Fern) Salad with Taro

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 30 min
  • Prep: 15 min
  • Cook: 15 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
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Pahole (Fern) Salad with Taro:

1 bunch pahole (fern shoots)

3 pounds tomatoes

1/2 Maui onion

1/2 large corm taro, cooked until tender, cleaned, and diced


1 cup soy sauce

1 cup water

Dash chile flakes and apple cider vinegar


  1. Bring a pot of water to a boil. Place the pahole fern in water for 3 1/2 minutes. Remove and drain. Cool pahole fern down in an ice bath and drain. Dice tomatoes, cut pahole fern into 3/4-inch long pieces, and slice onions.
  2. In a bowl mix all sauce ingredients together Add tomatoes, pahole, onions, and taro toss to coat.