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HAWAII: OKAY POKE

Posted 7 July 2016 by The Saucy Fish Co.

With poke fast becoming the must-have seafood trend and poke bowls appearing on menus across the world, Hawaii-not get experimental in the kitchen this July by cooking up this fresh fish dish at home? Pronounced po-kay, this Japanese-inspired Hawaiian fish dish is made up of raw seafood in a soy sauce, often served with seaweed, avocado and rice to create poke bowls.

To make poke for 2, you will need: 2 fresh sushi standard tuna steaks, 5 tablespoons of soy sauce, 2 chopped spring onions, 1 chopped chilli and a splash of sesame oil.

Poke means to slice or cut in Hawaiian, so firstly, you need to slice you tuna steaks into bitesize cubes. Then all you need to do is combine the fish with soy sauce, spring onions, chilli and sesame oil in a bowl and refrigerate for a few hours. Add your poke to a bowl of steamed rice, with avocado and seaweed for an authentic poke bowl.

Saucy Chef top tip: If you don’t fancy raw fish, you can sear the tuna pieces in a little oil over a medium-high heat.

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