Simple and nutritious ahi poke recipe with avocado

Kathleen Blumenthal
I love to cook and expand the boundaries of cooking
ahi poke avocado

This Hawaiian delight has been conquering the world. Trendy bars prepare poke right before the eyes of guests. You will enjoy eating a healthy poke bowl during lunch. Since everything is raw, you need to find quality, fresh fish. It’s recommended to get fish from a good fish market.

If poke hasn’t gotten to your country yet, it’s on the way. In the meantime, you can have homemade, fresh poke. Keep ingredients refrigerated and buy them on a day you’re planning to cook poke.

Eat poke immediately after preparing it. Oil and sauce mix isn’t a marinade and they don’t change the fish, so there is no reason to wait longer than an hour after making it. All flavors get mixed very quickly, you can eat it right away and the taste will always be amazing.

Simple and nutritious ahi poke recipe with avocado

Poke is a traditional Hawaiian way of mixing raw fish with sauces, oils and spices. It's known as Hawaiian sushi. It's one of the easiest fish meals to prepare, as you don't need to cook anything.

Course Lunch & dinner
Cuisine Hawaiian
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 269 kcal


  • 1 lb tuna, cut into small cubes
  • 1 cubed avocado
  • 1/2 cup shredded carrots
  • 3 tbsp coconut aminos
  • 2 sliced green onions
  • 1 tbsp sesame oil
  • 1 tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tbsp fish sauce
  • 1 tbsp red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 grated ginger
  • 1 tbsp sesame seeds
  • 1 cup seaweed salad
  • 1 tbsp chopped cilantro, optional


  1. Take a bowl, add avocado, carrots, tuna, green onions and cilantro.

  2. Take another bowl, whisk together sesame oil, coconut aminos, vinegar, fish sauce, ginger, and flakes.

  3. Pour the sauce over the first mixture, toss together, every bite of fish should be coated. Let it sit in a fridge for 2 minutes.

  4. Put the mix in a bowl with side rice or other side dish, top with seaweed salad and sprinkle with cilantro and sesame seeds.

Recipe Notes

You can make it a diet dish by using less sesame oil and avocado. Tuna fish is pure protein, and all nutrients here are healthy. For an appetizer, add toasted pita chips or rice crackers. Lime juice and diced mangoes can be added for a heartier meal.


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