Recipe by Matthieu Jolly, chef at l’Ajoupa2gros

Féroce d’avocat

Equipment you’ll need:  knife, scoop, fork, citrus press


Serves 4

  • 4 ripe avocados
  • 1/2 bunch cilantro
  • 1/2 bunch chives
  • 1 1/2 minced sweet chili pepper
  • Manioc flour
  • Salt and pepper
  • A few drops of Tabasco
  • 400 ml olive oil
  • Juice of 1 1/2 limes


  • Slice the avocados in half and scoop out the flesh.
  • Mash the flesh with a fork and season with salt and pepper.
  • Squeeze the juice out of the limes and add it to the avocado along with a tablespoon of olive oil.
  • Mince the coriander and the chives and add them to the mixture.
  • Add a few drops of Tabasco and the minced sweet chili pepper (this pepper is not spicy).
  • Mix everything together.
  • Mix in the manioc flour, then shape the mixture into balls.
  • Decorate the balls with cilantro leaves, edible flowers, or whatever you like!

Enjoy your lunch!

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