Searching for a way to liven up your nutrition game? Poke (pronounced "poh-kay") is a Hawaiian dish that has been getting a ton of mainland attention, and rightly so - it's delicious, highly customizable, and accordingly, highly craveable. Let's get right to it.
1. Pick Your Base
This can be rice (sushi, brown, etc...), seaweed, salad greens, or soba noodles.
2. Pick Your Protein
Poke is universally friendly, regardless of lifestyle. Use fresh ahi tuna, salmon, tofu, chicken, even watermelon! The options are many.
3. Pick Your Sauce
Explore your options! A few favorites are ponzu (citrusy), sriracha mayo, gochujang (caution: it's got a kick), and soy sauce.
4. Pick Your Extras
There's really no limit to the delicious ingredients you can grab to personalize your poke bowl, so let your cravings find a fresh outlet! Remember to keep flavor, balance, and texture in mind. Grab a few:
- sweet onion
- sesame seeds
- nori strips
- pickled ginger
- macadamia nuts
- shiitake mushrooms