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Poke Bowl

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Japanese
Keyword: poke salad, sashimi, tuna bowl
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 3
Author: Nami
Are you ready for a satisfying bowl of deliciousness? Try this delicious Tuna and Salmon Poke Bowl recipe at home. Also, plenty of ideas on how to build a fantastic poke bowl for DIY Poke Party. 


  • ½ lb sashimi-grade tuna (227 g)
  • ½ lb sashimi-grade salmon (227 g)
  • Handful limu (a type of seaweed) (optional)
  • 2 green onions/scallions
  • ¼ onion (preferably Maui onion)
  • 1 tsp kukui nut (optional; make sure they are roasted/toasted)
  • 1 Tbsp white and black sesame seeds (roasted/toasted)
  • 2-3 bowl cooked Japanese short grain rice



  1. Gather all the ingredients.

    Poke Bowl Ingredients
  2. Cut sashimi-grade salmon and tuna into bite size pieces. I recommend cutting into slightly “bigger” bite size for the better texture and taste.
    Poke Bowl 1
  3. Cut limu into smaller pieces, about ½“ (1 cm) pieces. Thinly slice the green onions.
    Poke Bowl 2
  4. Thinly slice the onion and then cut into ¾ inch (2 cm) length.
    Poke Bowl 3
  5. Put the salmon and tuna in a large bowl and sprinkle ¼ tsp. sea salt. Then add the onion, green onion, limu, and kukui nut.
    Poke Bowl 4
  6. Add ⅓ cup (80 ml) gluten-free or regular soy sauce and 2 Tbsp. sesame oil.
    Poke Bowl 5
  7. Add 1 Tbsp. rice vinegar. Sprinkle 1 Tbsp. toasted white and black sesame seeds.
    Poke Bowl 6
  8. Serve steamed rice in a large donburi bowl or plate. Let it cool down a little bit then pile poke on top. Add toppings as you like and enjoy immediately.
    Poke Bowl 7

Recipe Notes

Additional Toppings Ideas:
Avocado (diced or thinly sliced)
Cucumber (diced or thinly sliced)
Masago (fish eggs)
Seaweed salad
Shredded nori seaweed
Pickled sushi ginger

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