Hawaiian tuna poke

    15 min

    This is a traditional raw tuna salad served in most Hawaiian homes. Be sure to use fresh, sushi grade tuna for best results.

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    Serves: 4 

    • 1kg (2 1/4 lb) fresh tuna steaks, cubed
    • 225ml (8 fl oz) soy sauce
    • 10 tablespoons chopped spring onions
    • 2 tablespoons sesame oil
    • 1 tablespoon toasted sesame seeds
    • 1 tablespoon dried crushed chilli flakes (optional)
    • 2 tablespoons finely chopped macadamia nuts

    Prep:15min  ›  Ready in:15min 

    1. In a medium size non-reactive bowl, combine tuna, soy sauce, spring onions, sesame oil, sesame seeds, crushed chillies and macadamia nuts; mix well. Refrigerate at least 2 hours before serving.

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    Altered ingredient amounts. Yummy! I ommitted the nuts but all in all it was pretty good! The amount of soy sauce was a bit too much, as well as the spring onions so i reduced it. But if you're a sashimi lover here's a recipe for you!  -  21 Jul 2008


    Altered ingredient amounts. FANTASTIC. I would recommend halving the amount of soy, so you can enjoy the delicate flavour of the tuna. I used 4 tbsp of soy sauce (for 500g of tuna) and it was the perfect amount. I served with sticky rice, a cucumber salad, and sake, and my boyfriend and I enjoyed a wonderful little Japanese dinner at home. Thank you for the recipe!!!  -  21 Jul 2008


    Used different ingredients. FABULOUS! I used to get this at a sushi bar, and now I can make it at home! It's delicious! Try it over sticky rice! I took out the nuts (which I really don't care for) but I added cucumber and boiled octopus and it is exactly the way they serve it at my favourite sushi place!  -  21 Jul 2008

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