Traditional poke seasonings have been heavily influenced by Japanese and other Asian cuisines. They use soy sauce and sesame oil for seasoning to marinate fish, furikake for topping, they use wasabi as well.
What exactly is in the bowl? Build your poke bowl!
1 Base: Rice
The first layer of the bowl. Coming from a sushi background, using short grain Japanese sushi rice would be the best when served with raw fish, but you can also use regular white rice.
2 Protein: Fish
Fresh fish or seafood are the most important ingredients for poke bowl. Tuna, is the most common choice used in poke bowl in Hawaii. Here are some other fish used for poke.
Ahi poke - tuna
Aku poke - bonito
Tako poke - octopus
Also, salmon is often used in poke bowls. Mackerel, mussels, scallops too.
Seaweed is marinated with fish. Wakame and hijiki is popular choice. Nori flake is used for toppings.
Vegetables: avocado, shaved onion matchs with raw fish. Vegetables and seaweed add flavour and crunch.
4 Seasoning sauces: soy sauce, sesame oil
5 Toppings and garnish: sesame seeds, furikake
Build your poke bowl : more options
Fresh fish and colourful toppings.... Poke bowls, Hawaiian traditional food with a sushi twist; it’s both a
comfort food and a healthy. Poke can be the next generation of sushi!
Try our poke recipe !
Cut tuna and avocado to cubes. Marinate them with ★ marked ingridients and leave them in the fridge for 10 to 15min. Put them ove the rice and done !
Spicy mayo salmon poke for 2
300g of sashimi salmon
★1 tbsp of sesame oil
★1/4 (50cc) of japanese mayo
★1 tbsp of hawaiian salt (or nomal salt)
★3 tbsp of masago
★1 tsp of gouchujang (opyion)
you can also add edamame / avocado for option
Cut salmon to cubes and mix them together with all ★ marked ingredients, toss it on the rice with furikake!