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.
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.
The first thing you’ll need to do is pat the ahi dry with a paper towel on both sides.
Using a sharp knife, cut the ahi into 1/2-inch cubes.
Places the cubed ahi in a bowl and set a side for a couple of minutes.
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.
Thinly slice a small bunch of scallions. Add the scallions to the bowl with the shallots.
Add the soy sauce, sesame oil, chili garlic sauce, and sesame seeds to the bowl.
Look at how pretty all those ingredients are together!
Give the sauce (which also serves as a marinade) a quick stir.
Add the ahi to the marinade or add the marinade to the ahi.
Gently stir the ahi until it is coated with sauce.
Spoon the ahi into 8 individual bowls and serve immediately.
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.
A fresh seafood salad popular all over the islands. Poke makes a splash at any holiday party served in shot glasses!
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.
- 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
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