Skip Nav
Gordon Ramsay Beef Wellington Recipe
Recipes
TV Dinners: Make the Infamous Beef Wellington From Hell's Kitchen
Gift Guide
Step Up Your Soup Game With These 21 Immersion Blenders — All From Amazon!
Food News
Target Just Dropped a Sugar Plum Icee, and Thank Goodness Calories Don't Count in December
Peppermint Candy Recipe
Edible Gifts
Try Not to Be a Sucker For These Homemade Peppermint Candies
Food Network
The Pioneer Woman's 10+ Most Popular Casseroles Will Inspire You to Cook

Tuna Poke Bowl With Avocado

Get In on the Latest Dining Trend With This Easy Tuna Poke Bowl

As acai bowls have become mainstream, spreading from niche juice shops and hippie-vibe cafés to Jamba Juice, poke is the bowl food to watch for. A traditional Hawaiian seafood preparation — take bite-size pieces of raw fish like ahi tuna, salmon, or octopus, marinade it in soy sauce and in essence you have poke (pronounced POH-keh) — poke was (and continues to be) a major trend in the Los Angeles dining scene last year.

While your neighborhood might not yet have its own build-your-own-poke-bowl spot, it's easy to get in on this delicious trend. Similar to a Japanese chirashi bowl, poke bowls are much simpler to assemble than they may seem. Whisk together a simple soy-sesame marinade, cube up avocado and sushi-grade tuna, gently toss it all together, and serve the poke over room-temperature rice. Add-ins are fun — we're partial to seaweed salad and pickled ginger, for their ease and intensity of flavor — but aren't necessary for enjoyment.

We suggest bookmarking (or pinning) this recipe for the next time you want to impress with a minimum of effort (really, the shopping is the most crucial part here). Or, halve the recipe and treat yourself to a light, but decadent-seeming dinner.

Poke Bowl With Avocado

From Nicole Perry, POPSUGAR Food

Notes

Cut the tuna and avocado into bite-size pieces (roughly 3/4-inch). Many grocery store sushi counters sell seaweed salad; if you can't find it, it's not essential to the dish. Sushi-grade salmon can be substituted for the tuna, if you prefer a milder fish.

Tuna Poke Bowl With Avocado

Ingredients

  1. 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  2. 1 teaspoon rice wine vinegar
  3. 1 teaspoon toasted sesame oil
  4. 1 teaspoon sesame seeds, plus more for garnish
  5. 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  6. 1 pound sushi-grade ahi tuna, cubed
  7. 2-3 scallions, thinly sliced
  8. 1 avocado
  1. For serving:
  2. Cooked brown rice, at room temperature
  3. Seaweed salad, optional
  4. Pickled ginger, optional

Directions

  1. Whisk together the soy sauce, vinegar, sesame oil and seeds, and red pepper flakes in a medium mixing bowl. Add the cubed tuna and scallions, gently stir together to dress the tuna. Marinade for 5 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, pit and cube the avocado (the chunks should be of a similar size to the tuna. Add to the tuna, and gently mix together to distribute the avocado.
  3. To serve, scoop rice into bowls, top with tuna poke, seaweed salad, and a few pieces of pickled ginger.

Image Source: POPSUGAR Photography / Nicole Perry
From Our Partners
Instant Pot Prime Rib Recipe
Spaghetti Pomodoro Recipe
Medjool Dates Holiday Recipes
Christmas Dessert Recipes
Hot Toddy Recipes
Meatless Casserole Recipes
Leftover Mashed Potatoes Recipe Ideas
Best Christmas Cocktails
Pull-Apart Chicken Instant Pot Recipe
Instant Pot Chicken Noodle Soup Recipe
Cheap Instant Pot Recipes
How to Roast Broccoli and Cauliflower
From Our Partners
Latest Recipes, Menus, Food & Wine
All the Latest From Ryan Reynolds