Spicy Hawaiian tuna poke bowl with avo, baby marrow noodles and kale chips

Spicy Hawaiian tuna poké bowl

What is a poke bowl?

The first thing to know about poké is that it’s pronounced ‘poh-kay’. The name comes from the Hawaiian verb, ‘to slice or cut’, and poké traditionally is any raw fish, usually tuna, that’s been cubed.

We’re predicting poké will be a huge global trend.. This spicy Hawaiian tuna poké bowl with avo, baby marrow noodles and kale chips is best eaten casually, by the seaside. Here’s s a sensational recipe to try at home (seaside optional). 

Spicy Hawaiian tuna poké bowl with avo, baby marrow noodles and kale chips

Serves: 2
Cooking Time: 30 mins + 1 hr, to marinate

Ingredients

  • Spicy Hawaiian tuna poké

  • pinch dried chilli flakes
  • 4 spring onions, finely sliced
  • 10ml (2 tsp) onion, peeled and finely grated
  • 5ml (1 tps) fresh ginger, peeled and grated
  • 30ml (2 tbsp) rice vinegar
  • 15ml (1 tbsp) sesame oil
  • 200g sushi-grade fresh/frozen tuna steaks, defrosted if frozen and cut into 1cm cubes
  • sea salt, to taste
  • 1 avocado, peeled, pitted and cubed
  • To serve

  • 200g baby-marrow noodles, lightly steamed
  • olive oil, to toss
  • handful sesame seeds, toasted
  • large handful store-bought kale chips,
  • (available at woolworths.co.za, faithful-to-nature.co.za and health stores)
  • pickled jalapeños (optional)
  • baby bright lights spinach leaves (optional)

Instructions

1

For the poké, combine the chilli flakes, spring onion, onion, ginger, vinegar and sesame oil in a bowl. Add the tuna cubes and toss to coat. Cover with cling film and refrigerate for at least 1 hour, tossing occasionally.

2

Season the tuna well with salt and taste – adjusting the seasoning if necessary. Gently toss the avocado cubes in with the tuna.

3

Toss the baby marrow noodles with some olive oil and season well to taste. Add noodles to each bowl and top with the tuna-and-avo mixture. Sprinkle with sesame seeds and serve with kale chips, pickled jalapeños and baby bright lights spinach leaves, if desired.

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