Ahi and Red Tuna Poke

  • Difficulty: Ultra Basic
  • 15 minutes
  • 2 servings

This traditional Hawaiian dish is gaining traction among foodies lately. And why wouldn’t it? With the classical combo between raw marinated fish, veggies, and the bed of rice they’re placed on, the tastiness factor is a no-brainer. This recipe uses not one, but two types of tuna: ahi and red. Add to that some spicy sriracha sauce and a few crunchy pine nuts and you’re set for a culinary experience you won’t soon forget.

Ingredients Needed for Ahi and Red Tuna Poke

3.5 ounces of red tuna
3.5 ounces of ahi tuna
2 spring onions
½ cucumber
1 tablespoon dark soy sauce
1 tablespoon rice vinegar
1 tablespoon sriracha sauce
1 tablespoon sesame oil
5 ounces of rice
1 teaspoon white sesame seeds
1 teaspoon black sesame seeds
1 teaspoon pine nut

How to Cook Ahi and Red Tuna Poke

  1. Cook the rice according to the instructions on the package. Drain and set it aside to cool.
  2. Cube the tuna.
  3. Chop the spring onion and dice the cucumber. Add them into a bowl.
  4. Add the dark soy sauce, rice vinegar, sriracha sauce, and sesame oil over the veggies. Add the fish and mix everything together.
  5. Place the rice in 2 separate bowls, and top them with the fish and veggie salad.
  6. Serve with pine nuts and sesame seeds on top.

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