Ahi Tuna Poke Bowl with Black Sesame

Ahi Tuna Poke Bowl with Black Sesame

A simple Asian-inspired marinade with black sesame seeds brings ahi tuna to life in this vibrant poke bowl loaded with fresh veggies and pineapple.

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MAKES: 4 servings

Ingredients

Use organic ingredients where possible.

For the ahi tuna:

  • 14 cup sesame oil
  • 14 cup low-sodium soy sauce
  • 2 teaspoons rice vinegar
  • 12 lime, juiced
  • 1 teaspoon Simply Organic® Garlic Powder
  • 12 teaspoon Simply Organic® Ground Ginger
  • 14 teaspoon Simply Organic® Crushed Red Pepper (or more or less, to taste)
  • 1 pound sushi grade ahi tuna, diced into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 teaspoon Simply Organic® Sesame Seed
  • 1 teaspoon Simply Organic® Black Sesame Seed

For the Poke Bowls:

  • 4 cups steamed white jasmine rice (or brown rice or quinoa)
  • 2 cups greens, chopped
  • 2 avocados, halved, peeled and sliced
  • 1 cucumber, peeled and sliced
  • 12 cup shredded carrot
  • 1 cup fresh pineapple cut into chunks

For Garnish (optional):

  • 4 green scallions, thinly sliced
  • Sesame seeds
  • Fresh cilantro
  • Sriracha sauce
  • Lime slices

Directions

  1. In a medium bowl, whisk sesame oil, soy sauce, rice vinegar, lime juice, garlic powder, ginger and crushed red pepper.
  2. Add tuna and mix to incorporate. Cover and refrigerate for 10 to 30 minutes. Before serving, mix in sesame and black sesame seeds.
  3. Into each of four serving bowls, add one cup rice and one-fourth of the greens, avocado, cucumber, carrot, pineapple and tuna. If desired, garnish with scallions, cilantro, sriracha, additional sesame seeds and a squeeze of lime.

Recipe Tip

  1. For a vegan version, use 1 (14-oz) package of tofu in place of the ahi tuna. Drain tofu of excess liquid and press to remove as much as possible. Dice into 1-inch cubes. Marinate as you would the tuna.

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