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Hawaiian Ahi Poke

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Tasty Kitchen Blog: Hawaiian Ahi Poke. Guest post by Alice Currah of Savory Sweet Life, recipe submitted by TK member Sommer of A Spicy Perspective.

 
If you love ahi (tuna) sashimi or sushi, then you are going to love this easy Hawaiian Ahi Poke recipe by Tasty Kitchen member A Spicy Perspective. When served in little bowls, this dish makes a stunning starter for a dinner party.

Let’s get started.

 
 
 
Tasty Kitchen Blog: Hawaiian Ahi Poke. Guest post by Alice Currah of Savory Sweet Life, recipe submitted by TK member Sommer of A Spicy Perspective.

Here’s a list of ingredients you’ll need: sashimi-grade ahi steak, soy sauce, sesame oil, chili garlic sauce, shallot, scallions, and sesame seeds.

 
 
 
Tasty Kitchen Blog: Hawaiian Ahi Poke. Guest post by Alice Currah of Savory Sweet Life, recipe submitted by TK member Sommer of A Spicy Perspective.

The first thing you’ll need to do is pat the ahi dry with a paper towel on both sides.

 
 
 
Tasty Kitchen Blog: Hawaiian Ahi Poke. Guest post by Alice Currah of Savory Sweet Life, recipe submitted by TK member Sommer of A Spicy Perspective.

Using a sharp knife, cut the ahi into 1/2-inch cubes.

 
 
 
Tasty Kitchen Blog: Hawaiian Ahi Poke. Guest post by Alice Currah of Savory Sweet Life, recipe submitted by TK member Sommer of A Spicy Perspective.

Places the cubed ahi in a bowl and set a side for a couple of minutes.

 
 
 
Tasty Kitchen Blog: Hawaiian Ahi Poke. Guest post by Alice Currah of Savory Sweet Life, recipe submitted by TK member Sommer of A Spicy Perspective.

To make the sauce, start by cutting a shallot into very thin slices. Make a couple of cuts to break up any shallot rings. Place the shallots into a medium mixing bowl.

 
 
 
Tasty Kitchen Blog: Hawaiian Ahi Poke. Guest post by Alice Currah of Savory Sweet Life, recipe submitted by TK member Sommer of A Spicy Perspective.

Thinly slice a small bunch of scallions. Add the scallions to the bowl with the shallots.

 
 
 
Tasty Kitchen Blog: Hawaiian Ahi Poke. Guest post by Alice Currah of Savory Sweet Life, recipe submitted by TK member Sommer of A Spicy Perspective.

Add the soy sauce, sesame oil, chili garlic sauce, and sesame seeds to the bowl.

 
 
 
Tasty Kitchen Blog: Hawaiian Ahi Poke. Guest post by Alice Currah of Savory Sweet Life, recipe submitted by TK member Sommer of A Spicy Perspective.

Look at how pretty all those ingredients are together!

 
 
 
Tasty Kitchen Blog: Hawaiian Ahi Poke. Guest post by Alice Currah of Savory Sweet Life, recipe submitted by TK member Sommer of A Spicy Perspective.

Give the sauce (which also serves as a marinade) a quick stir.

 
 
 
Tasty Kitchen Blog: Hawaiian Ahi Poke. Guest post by Alice Currah of Savory Sweet Life, recipe submitted by TK member Sommer of A Spicy Perspective.

Add the ahi to the marinade or add the marinade to the ahi.

 
 
 
Tasty Kitchen Blog: Hawaiian Ahi Poke. Guest post by Alice Currah of Savory Sweet Life, recipe submitted by TK member Sommer of A Spicy Perspective.

Gently stir the ahi until it is coated with sauce.

 
 
 
Tasty Kitchen Blog: Hawaiian Ahi Poke. Guest post by Alice Currah of Savory Sweet Life, recipe submitted by TK member Sommer of A Spicy Perspective.

Spoon the ahi into 8 individual bowls and serve immediately.

 
 
 
Tasty Kitchen Blog: Hawaiian Ahi Poke. Guest post by Alice Currah of Savory Sweet Life, recipe submitted by TK member Sommer of A Spicy Perspective.

Thank you, Sommer. My husband, mother, and I enjoyed indulging ourselves in your yummy appetizer!

For more great recipes, please check out Sommer’s blog, A Spicy Perspective.

 
 

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Hawaiian Ahi Poke

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Description

A fresh seafood salad popular all over the islands. Poke makes a splash at any holiday party served in shot glasses!

Ingredients

  • 2 whole Sashimi Grade Ahi Tuna Steaks
  • 1 whole Shallot, Sliced
  • ½ cups Chopped Green Onion
  • 3 Tablespoons Soy Sauce
  • 1 teaspoon Seasame Oil
  • 1 teaspoon Chili Garlic Paste Or Sriracha
  • 1 Tablespoon Sesame Seeds

Preparation Instructions

Pat the ahi dry, then neatly cut it into small 1/2-inch cubes. Place in a bowl.

Add the shallots, green onion, soy sauce, sesame oil, chili garlic sauce, and sesame seeds.

Gently toss. Serve immediately or cover and refrigerate.

Makes 6- 8 appetizer portions.

 
 
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Alice Currah is the force behind Sweet Savory Life and Everyday Alice. She and her husband Rob are the proud parents of three children: Abbi, Mimi, and Elli. Alice is the winner of Saveur’s Cover Contest and is on the Forbes.com list of Eight of The Very Best Food Bloggers. She’s also a weekly writer for PBS Parents’ Kitchen Explorers. She’s the best-est.

 

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Danielle on 5.9.2012

We just made this last night! This recipe is amazing- brought us right back to our honeymoon in Hawaii!! Thank you so much for sharing- we never thought we’d have poke again without a return trip to Oahu!!

Marilyn on 2.20.2012

We like the shoyu poke and the avocado poke,,,, but hands down Fav is spicy poke!

Jason McVearry on 1.25.2012

If you’re in LA, check out the Poke at Poke-poke.com.. We opened this business after making poke time and time again for friends..It’s definitely taking off as a popular dish!

This is a yummy recipe!

Mahalo,
Jason

jackie on 1.24.2012

I just had my first seared ahi salad at elephant bar restaurant..it was amazing!! I am on a quest to try more and more of this amazing food!

Fried Fish on 1.21.2012

That fish looks fresh and making me hungry – and it’s still morning. Makes me want to head to the beach and go fishing this afternoon. Back to the topic and have to say we may add this to our site so readers can enjoy another hawaiin fish recipe.