Recipe courtesy of Baron Skorish

Tuna Poki

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  • Level: Easy
  • Yield: 4 servings
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1/2 cup cucumber, sliced

1 teaspoon Thai chili paste

1/2 cup soy sauce

1 tablespoon fresh minced ginger

1/2 teaspoon sesame oil

4 scallions

1/4 cup rice vinegar

1/4 bunch cilantro, shredded

1/4 cup water

1/4 cup pickled ginger, shredded

2 tablespoons toasted sesame seeds

1 pound yellowfin tuna, cut in julienne strips (best to use #1 sushi grade tuna)

For garnish:

1 cup warm sushi rice

2 tablespoon toasted sesame seeds

1/4 cup pickled ginger

1 tablespoon wasabi


  1. Combine all the ingredients. Let set for one hour. Marinate tuna for 15 minutes. Slightly drain tuna and mold with sushi rice. Roll in sesame seeds to "crust" the rice. Garnish with pickled ginger and wasabi.