30 July 2011

Recipe: Tuna Poke

Recently featured on the Disney Parks Blog, Tuna Poke from Disney's Aulani Resort and Spa in Hawaii is a perfect treat for any hot summer day.

1 cup soy sauce
2 tbsp freshly grated ginger
2 tbsp sesame oil
2 tbsp yuzu juice
1 lime, juiced
1 tbsp finely minced garlic
1 tbsp toasted sesame seeds, plus additional for garnish
1 tbsp rice vinegar
1 tsp wasabi powder
1/8 tsp sugar
2 lbs fresh sushi-grade tuna, cubed
Freshly ground black pepper, to taste
Favorite prepared seaweed salad, for serving
  1. Whisk together soy sauce, ginger, sesame oil, yuzu juice, lime juice, garlic, sesame seeds, vinegar, wasabi powder, and sugar in a large bowl.
  2. Add tuna to mixture and toss to coat. Season with pepper, to taste. Refrigerate 5 to 10 minutes.
  3. Place a bit of seaweed salad in the bottom of a small dish. Top with tuna and garnish with toasted sesame seeds.
Cook’s note: Yuzu is a sour Japanese citrus fruit you can purchase in some supermarkets and in Asian grocery stores. If you can’t find it, substitute 1 tablespoon lime juice and 1 tablespoon orange juice.
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