Ahi Poke Bowl

Healthy Hawaiian Ahi Poke Bowl Recipe (Gluten Free)| ASpicyPerspective.comThis amazing Ahi Poke Bowl recipe is light, healthy and gluten free. It’s quick to make and so delicious!

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As the weather warms up this spring, I’m craving raw veggies more and more by the day.

We’ve been eating a lot of grilled chicken and fish, and a whole lot of salads. Don’t get me wrong… I love a good salad. Cool and crunchy with a tangy-sweet dressing. I don’t ever get tired of that.

My family on the other hand. Well, they do get tired of salad.

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So I’ve been experimenting with other raw veggie laden quick-dinner options, that happen to be extremely healthy.

I shared my classic Hawaiian Poke Recipe several years ago. We make this recipe it on a regular basis, especially through the spring and summer, serving it as a appetizer, or as a healthy main dish with a salad on the side.

If you’ve never tried Poke, but are open to eating sushi, this is the dish for you!

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In Hawaii, poke is everywhere.

This raw seafood salad is extremely popular and is made fresh daily all over the islands. So much so, Hawaiian grocery stores have dedicated poke counters (often in the place of southern side dishes we find in the deli) with a dozen or more fresh poke blends using local fish, squid, and shellfish.

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When we visit Hawaii, we make it a goal to eat like the locals, picking up small containers of poke for a picnic lunch on the beach. We always try to sample as many varieties as we can during our stay.

Yet here in the mountains of North Carolina, my fresh fish options are a bit limited. Therefore I usually make poke with sashimi-grade ahi tuna.

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I’m posting my Ahi Poke Bowl recipe today to prove a point… Quick healthy dinners don’t have to be boring.

I took my classic poke recipe and doctored it a tad, to intensify the flavors. That way, it can be served with aromatic jasmine rice, sliced radishes, delicate sprouts, and creamy avocado, lending a little bit of seasoning to each element.

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The blend of fresh raw vegetables creates a marvelous contrast of textures in each Ahi Poke Bowl, while the warm fragrant rice provides a filling platform that brings the dish together.

My family has always loved Hawaiian poke. But this Ahi Poke Bowl recipe?

They are NUTS over it.

My son has asked for it twice in the last week. That’s saying a lot for a healthy dish with lots of raw ingredients.

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More Healthy Dinners My Kids Beg For:

Chinese Hot Pots

Creamy Roasted Red Pepper Chicken Skillet 

Potato Chip Crusted Baked Sea Bass

Paleo Cashew Chicken

Amazing Healthy Ahi Poke Bowl Recipe (Gluten Free)| ASpicyPerspective.com

Ahi Poke Bowl

Yield: 4-6 servings

Prep Time:15 minutes

Cook Time:20 minutes

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Healthy Gluten Free Hawaiian Ahi Poke Bowl Recipe loaded with rice, fresh Hawaiian poke, avocado, radishes, sprouts, and seasoning.

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups dried jasmine rice
  • 1 pound sashimi-grade ahi tuna
  • 3 tablespoons gluten free soy sauce
  • 2 teaspoons honey
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1/2 – 1 teaspoon wasabi paste
  • 3/4 cup chopped green onions (green and white ends)
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons sesame seeds
  • 1 ripe avocado
  • 1 bunch radishes
  • 1 cup sprouts (alfalfa, broccoli, bean)
  • Furikake Rice Seasoning

Directions:

  1. Pour the rice into a medium sauce pot. Add 4 cups of water. Cover and bring to a boil. Once boiling, stir well. Then cover and lower the heat to medium-low. Simmer for 15-20 minutes until all the water is absorbed and there are air holes in the top of the rice. Remove from heat, fluff the rice with a fork, then cover to keep warm and set aside.
  2. Meanwhile, cut the ahi tuna steaks into 1/4 to 1/3 inch cubes. Place them in a bowl and add the soy sauce, honey, sesame, oil, and wasabi paste. Toss well to coat. Then stir in the chopped green onions and sesame seeds.
  3. Slice the avocado and radishes. Once the rice is cooked, assemble the bowls: Scoop a heaping portion of rice into 4-6 salad bowls. Spoon the ahi poke next to the rice and arrange sprouts and sliced radishes around the rice. Place several avocado slices over the top and sprinkle furikake on top.

NOTE: This Ahi Poke Bowl recipe can be made with brown rice or cooked quinoa as well.

Nutrition Information

Yield: 4-6 servings, Serving Size: 6

  • Amount Per Serving:
  • Calories: 358 Calories
  • Total Fat: 8.4g
  • Saturated Fat: 1.5g
  • Cholesterol: 11mg
  • Sodium: 556mg
  • Carbohydrates: 60g
  • Fiber: 6.5g
  • Sugar: 3.7g
  • Protein: 10.1g
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19 comments on “Ahi Poke Bowl

  1. Brianposted July 28, 2018 at 6:45 pm Reply

    I just made this for dinner and it was easily one of the best meals ever!!! So easy, so delicious, so nutritious and so impressive!

    Rating: 5
    • Sommer Collierposted July 29, 2018 at 10:36 pm Reply

      Hi Brian,

      Thanks so much for reporting back! I’m so glad you liked it!! :)

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  8. Jessicaposted May 19, 2016 at 2:01 pm Reply

    Hi! These look great. I have a husband who is averse to any and all uncooked meat even though he does like lightly seared tuna. Do you think that I could lightly sear the tuna before making this, or would that totally ruin it? I know there’s no way for you to know for sure, but I’d love to hear your opinion. THanks!

  9. Candice | Whole Health Hacksposted May 16, 2016 at 7:13 pm Reply

    This looks so tasty! Cannot wait to try!

  10. Megan {Country Cleaver}posted May 14, 2016 at 5:35 pm Reply

    This has everything I am craving right now – especially with the warm weather approaching!

    Rating: 5
  11. Beverley Pressposted May 14, 2016 at 12:54 pm Reply

    loving this recipe which not only looks amazing but has great ingredients in too, thank you xoxo

  12. Julie @ Running in a Skirtposted May 12, 2016 at 8:23 pm Reply

    We make your Hawaiian Poke recipes at least once a month, now I need to get on board with this!!!  Looks amazing.  Love the fresh twist on the classic and addition of fresh veggies..

  13. Gaby Dalkinposted May 11, 2016 at 7:27 pm Reply

    I’m obsessed with these! There’s nothing better for lunch in the summertime

    Rating: 5
  14. Heather Christoposted May 11, 2016 at 2:28 pm Reply

    What a beautiful poem bowl- I would totally want this for dinner!

  15. Mariaposted May 11, 2016 at 11:07 am Reply

    Looks like a quick and healthy weeknight meal!

  16. Naomiposted May 11, 2016 at 10:27 am Reply

    I love poke, but so seldom make it on my own–that’s going to have to change ! Yours looks great!

  17. Kevin @ Closet Cookingposted May 11, 2016 at 10:19 am Reply

    Those poke bowls are looking so good!

  18. Jenny Flakeposted May 11, 2016 at 9:09 am Reply

    Another delicious recipe!  Love!