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Hawaiian Ahi Poke Tuna
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5 from 5 votes

Ahi Poke Recipe

This classic Hawaiian style Ahi Poke Recipe combines raw tuna with classic asian flavored ingredients for an amazing appetizer.
Prep Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Appetizer, Main Course
Cuisine: American, Asian, Hawaiian
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 204kcal


  • 16 oz Sushi grade ahi tuna
  • 4 tsp soy sauce
  • 1 shallot, finely diced
  • 3 scallions, white and green part, sliced rounds (or Maui onions)
  • 2 tsp sesame oil
  • 1 tsp rice wine vinegar
  • ½ tsp chili garlic paste (Sambal Olek), to taste
  • 1 Tbsp sesame seeds
  • ½ sheet dried seaweed, sliced and crumbled
  • ½ tsp Hawaiian sea salt, or other coarse salt


  • Slice cold ahi into cubes that are ¾"-1" in size (or smaller if preferred)
  • Combine soy sauce, shallots, scallions, sesame oil, rice wine vinegar and chili paste in a bowl and whisk well to combine.
  • Add ahi cubes, sesame seeds, seaweed, and sea salt and gently mix to combine.
  • Marinate in refrigerator for up to 1-hour, or serve immediately.


Serves 4 as an appetizer or part of a poke bowl, or 2 as an entree


Calories: 204kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 28g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 43mg | Sodium: 704mg | Potassium: 354mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 2566IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 39mg | Iron: 2mg