Recipe courtesy of Kanaka Kava

Hawaiian Ahi Poke

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 55 min (includes chilling time)
  • Active: 30 min
  • Yield: 8 to 10 servings
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4 to 5 pounds raw Ahi tuna, cut into 1-inch cubes

1/4 cup sesame oil 

1 tablespoon Hawaiian sea salt 

1/2 long seedless cucumber, cored and diced 

1/2 sweet onion, diced 

4 ounces ogo seaweed, coarsely chopped, or any finely shredded dry seaweed 

1/2 cup inamona (roasted kukui nut), or any finely crushed nut 

1 teaspoon red chile flakes 

1 tablespoon minced garlic 

1 teaspoon hot sauce 


  1. Add tuna and sesame oil to a large mixing bowl. Gently mix until all the fish is coated in oil. Sprinkle salt evenly across the fish. Add the cucumber, onion, ogo, inamona, chile flakes, garlic and hot sauce and thoroughly mix until ingredients are evenly dispersed. Refrigerate 30 minutes. Divide into portions and serve.