Tuna Poke

Photo: Alex Farnum; Styling: Randy Mon
Reader Shirley Bellman, of Northridge, California, gave us this recipe for the classic Hawaiian appetizer of cubed raw ahi tuna. It's easy to throw together at the last minute.


Serves 6 (serving size: 1/3 cup)

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Recipe Time

Total: 20 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 139
Caloriesfromfat 26 %
Protein 22 g
Fat 4 g
Satfat 0.5 g
Carbohydrate 1.7 g
Fiber 0.2 g
Sodium 288 mg
Cholesterol 0.0 mg


1 pound raw ahi tuna, cut into 1/2-in. cubes
3 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce
1 tablespoon toasted sesame oil
1 teaspoon Asian chili oil
2 tablespoons ponzu sauce*
1 garlic clove, minced
1 green onion, sliced diagonally
2 tablespoons roughly chopped cilantro leaves
1 teaspoon toasted sesame seeds


Mix all ingredients together in a medium bowl. Serve with rice crackers.

*Find ponzu in the Asian-foods aisle.


Shirley Bellman, Northridge, CA,

August 2012