Tuna Poke with Avocado and Cucumber

July 18, 2016

Tuna poke is quite possibly the ideal summer meal.  It is cool, refreshing and best of all, requires no cooking! You cans serve this poke as an appetizer or as part of a larger meal with salad greens and brown rice.

Tuna Poke with Avocado and Cucumber


1 pound sushi grade ahi tuna, cut into chunks
1/4 cup soy sauce
1 teaspoon unseasoned rice vinegar
1 1/2 teaspoon toasted sesame oil
3/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
1/3 cup thinly sliced green onions
1/2 teaspoon black sesame seeds
1/2 cup diced cucumber, seeds and skin removed
1 avocado, cubed
fried wontons, for serving


Step 1: In a medium sized bowl combine ahi tuna, soy sauce, rice vinegar, sesame oil, crushed red pepper flakes, green onions and sesame seeds. Stir until ingredients are well incorporated.  Let chill in fridge for at least an hour to marinate.

Step 2: Add chopped cucumber and avocado and carefully mix all ingredients together.

Step 3: Serve with fried wonton chips.

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