Made with the freshest raw ahi tuna, poke makes a great pupu (appetizer) for any meal.
This recipe for ahi poke is courtesy of Tidepools restaurant at the Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort and Spa. Tidepools has been awarded Honolulu Magazine's prestigious Hale 'Aina award for fine dining in Kauai year after year.
- 8 ounces tuna sashimi block, small dice
- 1/8 teaspoon Hawaiian salt
- 1/8 teaspoon inamona (roasted kukui nut paste)
- 1/2 teaspoon brown sugar
- Pinch chili flakes
- 1 teaspoon soy sauce
- 1 teaspoon oyster sauce
- 1 teaspoon green onion, chopped
- 1 tablespoon onion, chopped
- 1 teaspoon garlic, chopped
- 1 tablespoon Furukake spice
- 1 tablespoon sesame oil
Combine all ingredients in a stainless steel bowl and gently mix well and chill.
Make this on the day of use.
Ahi Poke is served as a pupu or appetizer at most luaus and Hawaiian dinners.
See links to two additional ahi poke recipes below