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Shoyu Ahi Poke
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Izakaya Recipes: Shoyu Ahi Poke


  • 450 Grams Fresh, Sashimi-Grade Ahi Tuna (1 lb)
  • ¼ Cup Onion
  • Cup Green Onion

Shoyu Sauce

  • 1.5 Tablespoons Soy Sauce
  • 1 Tablespoon Sesame Oil
  • ¾ teaspoon (!) Sea Salt
  • ½ teaspoon (!) Minced Ginger


Prep Ingredients

  • Use a few paper towels and pat-down the tuna. Then use a knife and cut into small bite-sized cubes (450 grams or 1 pound's worth).
  • Cut a ¼ of an onion into very thin slices. Measure out ¼ cup's worth.
  • Cut a stalk of green onion into very thin slices. Measure out ⅓ cup's worth.
  • Grate a small piece of ginger: Measure out ½ teaspoon(!) worth.
  • Take out a small mixing bowl and make the sauce: Mix Soy Sauce (1.5 Tablespoons), Sesame Oil (1 Tablespoon), Salt (¾ teaspoon!), Grated Ginger (½ teaspoon!)

Make Poke

  • Take out a mixing bowl. Add the chopped fresh tuna pieces in.
  • Then add in the sliced onion and chopped green onion. Next, add-in the sauce and toss everything together!
  • Serve the poke with a bowl of hot rice! Or eat by itself :)