Hawaiian Tuna Poke Bowl - Taste USA

Hawaiian Tuna Poke Bowl

  • Duration
  • Serving 4 Serves

Courtesy of USA Rice 

For a taste of Hawaii, try this healthy, gluten-free, poke (Poh-keh) bowl made with brown rice, fresh tuna and a mix of fresh and flavourful ingredients.  For an additional flavour twist, we created a lemon pickle. Poke around your fridge and add other fresh produce to the bowl, you can’t go wrong. 


Lemon Pickle Sauce

  • Half a  lemon, thinly sliced 
  • ¼ cup (60 ml) white vinegar 
  • 3 tbsp (45 ml) honey 


  • 10 oz (300 g) sashimi grade tuna, cubed 
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) thinly sliced green onion 
  • ½ tsp (2 mL) salt 
  • ½ tsp (2 mL) toasted sesame seeds 
  • 1 cup (250 mL) chopped pineapple 
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) chipotle chilli powder 
  • 2 cups (500 mL) grape tomatoes, quartered 
  • ¼ cup (60 mL) diced red onion 
  • 2 small avocados 
  • 4 cups (1 L) cooked USA Medium Grain Brown Rice 
  • 1 Belgian endive 
  • 1 cup (250 mL) shredded purple cabbage 

Further informations

Per Serving (¼ recipe):

  • 510 calories,
  • 15 g fat,
  • 2 g saturated fat,
  • 35 mg cholesterol,
  • 350 mg sodium,
  • 76 g carbohydrates,
  • 14 g fibre,
  • 14 g sugars,
  • 26 g protein.

% RDI:

  • 10% calcium,
  • 20% iron,
  • 10% vitamin A,
  • 130% vitamin C. 


Lemon Pickle Sauce

  • 1

    In a small saucepan, blanch lemon slices in boiling water; drain water and stir in vinegar and honey. Simmer for 2 to 4 minutes until syrupy. Remove from heat and let cool.

Bowl Mixture

  • 1

    In a small bowl combine tuna, green onion, salt, and sesame seeds. Combine pineapple with chili powder in separate small bowl. Toss tomatoes with red onion in a third small bowl.

  • 2

    Half and peel avocados, thinly slice each half crosswise, work slices into a strip then beginning from one end, curl one slice into itself to create a rose shape. Repeat with remaining slices.

  • 3

    To assemble bowls, place 1 cup (250 mL) rice in bowl, add 2 endive leaves and fill with one-quarter of the tuna cubes. Arrange lemon pickle sauce, avocado rose, tomatoes, pineapple, and cabbage in bowl. Repeat with remaining ingredients for each of the four bowls.

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