Poke (pronounced poh-keh), a raw-fish salad, is like the hamburger of Hawaii, ubiquitous at family gatherings, parties, tailgates, and supermarket delis across the islands. I've seen the Hawaiian word poke translated variously as "to chop" or "to cut crosswise," in reference to the way in which the fish is cut, so perhaps it's more accurate to say that poke is like the chopped salad of Hawaii.

Ahi Poke: The Simple Hawaiian Dish That's Best Made at Home

Poke (pronounced poh-keh), a raw-fish salad, is like the hamburger of Hawaii, ubiquitous at family gatherings, parties, tailgates, and supermarket delis across the islands. I've seen the Hawaiian word poke translated variously as "to chop" or "to cut crosswise," in reference to the way in which the fish is cut, so perhaps it's more accurate to say that poke is like the chopped salad of Hawaii.

Spicy Tuna and Mango Soft Spring Rolls - SO much easier to make than you think!

Spicy Tuna and Mango Soft Spring Rolls

Spicy Tuna and Mango Soft Spring Rolls - SO much easier to make than you think!

If 2015 was the year that acai bowls hit mainstream, spreading from niche juice shops and hippie-vibe cafés to Jamba Juice, poke is the bowl food to watch for in 2016. A traditional Hawaiian seafood preparation — take bite-size pieces of raw fish like ahi tuna, salmon, or octopus, marinade it in soy sauce and in essence you have poke (pronounced POH-keh) — poke was (and continues to be) a major trend in the Los Angeles dining scene last year.

Poke Bowl With Avocado

If 2015 was the year that acai bowls hit mainstream, spreading from niche juice shops and hippie-vibe cafés to Jamba Juice, poke is the bowl food to watch for in 2016. A traditional Hawaiian seafood preparation — take bite-size pieces of raw fish like ahi tuna, salmon, or octopus, marinade it in soy sauce and in essence you have poke (pronounced POH-keh) — poke was (and continues to be) a major trend in the Los Angeles dining scene last year.

Simple Spicy Tuna Roll. Add thinly sliced raw tuna and green onions on top and instantly have restaurant quality sushi! Also recipes for dynamite sauce, unagi sauce,baked volcano roll, caterpillar roll and more!

Simple Spicy Tuna Roll. Add thinly sliced raw tuna and green onions on top and instantly have restaurant quality sushi! Also recipes for dynamite sauce, unagi sauce,baked volcano roll, caterpillar roll and more!

Looks like tuna, tastes like tuna, but it's not tuna... Finally, a vegan alternative to fish!

Looks like tuna, tastes like tuna, but it's not tuna... Finally, a vegan alternative to fish!

Delicious fried ahi tuna with garlic sauce. Simply delicious. Get more Hawaiian style recipes here.

Delicious fried ahi tuna with garlic sauce. Simply delicious. Get more Hawaiian style recipes here.

Poke is something you crave. Something you daydream about. Tender chunks of  raw ahi tuna, marinated in shoyu, sesame oil, and any combination of chili  pepper and sriracha. Other variations of ingredients may include seaweed,  green onion, maui or red onion, toasted sesame seeds, furikake, garlic, or  tobiko. If you’ve been lucky enough to travel to Hawaii, most likely you’ve  tried authentic poke and you’ll know why it’s something I crave  constantly.

Ahi Poke & Wonton Crisps

Poke is something you crave. Something you daydream about. Tender chunks of raw ahi tuna, marinated in shoyu, sesame oil, and any combination of chili pepper and sriracha. Other variations of ingredients may include seaweed, green onion, maui or red onion, toasted sesame seeds, furikake, garlic, or tobiko. If you’ve been lucky enough to travel to Hawaii, most likely you’ve tried authentic poke and you’ll know why it’s something I crave constantly.

Going fish-free is a breeze when Raw Tuna Salad is so simple to make—and so tasty!

Going fish-free is a breeze when Raw Tuna Salad is so simple to make—and so tasty!

This Spicy Tuna Roll Bowl is a deconstructed version of the spicy tuna roll. Protein packed tuna, brown rice, & veggies all smothered in a spicy mayo sauce.

Spicy Tuna Roll Bowl

This Spicy Tuna Roll Bowl is a deconstructed version of the spicy tuna roll. Protein packed tuna, brown rice, & veggies all smothered in a spicy mayo sauce.

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