A swordfish hinava served with sandwich bread.
Place of originMalaysia
Region or stateSabah
Created byKadazan-Dusun
Main ingredientsFish, lime juice, bird's eye chili, red onion, salt
VariationsHinava ginapan, hinava tongii

Hinava is a traditional native dish of the Kadazan-Dusun people in the state of Sabah.[1] It is made from fish and mixed with lime juice, bird's eye chili, sliced shallots and grated ginger.[2] While the Kadazan are famous with their Hinava tongii.[1]

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  1. ^ a b Su-Lyn Tan; Mark Tay (2003). Malaysia & Singapore. Lonely Planet. pp. 157–. ISBN 978-1-74059-370-0. Retrieved 18 August 2013.
  2. ^ Lonely Planet; Simon Richmond; Cristian Bonetto; Celeste Brash; Joshua Samuel Brown; Austin Bush; Adam Karlin; Shawn Low; Daniel Robinson (1 April 2013). Lonely Planet Malaysia Singapore & Brunei. Lonely Planet. pp. 706–. ISBN 978-1-74321-633-0. Retrieved 18 August 2013.