Ahi Tuna Poke Bowl

Ahi Tuna Poke Bowl

The summer season is a fantastic time to enjoy seafood salads. Poke bowls highlight fresh fish and a wide variety of vegetable flavours. Tuna is a wonderful source of protein, and the combination with avocado provides excellent healthy fats. Tomato and cucumber are hydrating and cooling, and mango adds a hint of sweetness. This recipe is wonderful to enjoy on a warm summer evening.

Ingredients:

1lb Ahi Tuna (sushi grade)

1 Avocado

1 Cucumber

1 Tomato

1 Mango

1 cup Brown Rice

Green Onion (for garnish)

Sesame Seeds (for garnish)

Marinade:

4 tbsp Sesame Oil

3 tbsp Soy Sauce

2 tbsp Rice Vinegar

1 tsp Ginger, thinly sliced

½ tsp Chilli Flakes

Instructions:

  • Cook rice
  • Place tuna in freezer for 20 minutes until it becomes slightly firm and easier to slice
  • Combine marinade ingredients into a bowl and mix together well
  • Dice tuna into 1 inch bite-size pieces
  • Mix tuna and marinade together, saving a little marinade for pouring over at the end 
  • Let marinating tuna sit in the refrigerator for 30 minutes while flavours infuse
  • Thinly slice avocado, cucumber, green onion, tomato, mango
  • Add rice to plate
  • Add marinated tuna
  • Add toppings
  • Drizzle remaining marinade as desired
  • Sprinkle with green onion and sesame seeds

Note: It’s important to confirm the quality and grade of raw fish with your local seafood source before consuming.