Tuna Poke Recipe

The sun is shining (in-between torrential rain showers) and so, it seemed fitting to introduce the fish dish of the moment, Tuna Poké, to our contract catering menus this week.

Poké (pronounced POKE-AY) originated in the tropical climates of Hawaii, hit the streets of London at food markets across the city earlier this year and has been going down swimmingly (!).  Tuna is the most commonly used Poké but that’s not to say you can’t get experimenting.  We’ve put together our Tuna Poké recipe below and it’s the perfect lunchbox filler (back in the day in Hawaii, people used to pack it in their Tupperware to enjoy on the beach) as well as an exciting and different starter dish.

Tuna Poke

Tuna Poké

Ingredients:

400g of Fresh Tuna, cut into small cubes

2 tablespoons of finely chopped Ginger

4 tablespoons of Soy Sauce

1 teaspoons of Mirin

1 Avocado, cut into very small cubes

1 teaspoon of Lime Juice and zest of 1/2 Lime

2 teaspoons of Sesame Oil

1 tablespoons of chopped Chives

1/2 teaspoons finely diced Chilli

1/4 cup + 1 tablespoon of Pomegranate Seeds

1/2 tablespoons of Sesame Seeds

Garnish

1/2 Avocado, thinly sliced

Pomegranate Seeds

Equipment

Metal ring moulds

Method:

  1. To make the Poké, just place all of the ingredients in a medium bowl except for the Avocado and mix well.
  2. Once everything is mixed through, add the Avocado and mix carefully.
  3. Spoon the poke into the ring moulds
  4. Garnish with the thinly sliced Avocado and a sprinkling of Pomegranate Seeds.
  5. Enjoy!

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