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Sink your teeth into this amazing Hawaiian tuna salad

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Sink your teeth into this amazing Hawaiian tuna salad

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Although poke is considered to be a trending dish here in the Philippines, poke or “salad” has long been a beloved meal in Hawaii, present in any form of gathering. The freshest tuna is cubed and marinated with assorted seasonings then topped in greens and aromatics. Looking for a refreshingly light yet flavorful meal? Have a taste of our homemade Ahi Poke or Hawaiian tuna salad.

 

Tuna Poke Salad

Makes 4-5 servings

 

MARINADE

¼ cup Light soy sauce

1 tsp Sriracha sauce

2 tsps Calamansi juice

1 tsp Sesame oil

1 tsp Grated ginger

Freshly-ground black pepper, to taste

½ kilo Sashimi grade fresh tuna, cubed

 

ASSEMBLY

2 cups Cooked brown rice

2 Tbsps Furikake

3 cups Chopped assorted greens

2 Tbsps Chopped nori flakes

1 tsp Sesame seeds

1/8 cup Thinly sliced carrots

1/8 cup Thinly sliced cucumber

  1. Combine light soy sauce, Sriracha, calamansi juice, sesame oil, and chopped ginger in a bowl. Mix well and season with pepper to taste.
  2. Toss in tuna and let marinade in the refrigerator for 30 minutes.
  3. In a large bowl, mix cold brown rice, furikake, assorted greens, scallions, sesame seeds, carrots and cucumber. Top with marinated tuna. Drizzle with dressing before serving.

 

SRIRACHA DRESSING

½ cup Japanese mayonnaise

3 Tbsps Sesame oil

2 Tbsp Siracha sauce

3 Tbsps Japanese vinegar

Salt and freshly ground black pepper

In a bowl whisk Japanese mayonnaise, sesame oil, Sriracha and Japanese vinegar. Season with salt and pepper, to taste.

Recipe by Celine Clemente-Lichauco

Photographed by Floyd Jhocson of Studio 100

 

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