Classic Ahi Tuna "Poke"
Courtesy of chef Jason Todd Rice
Total Time: 1 hour 10 minutes
Prep time: 10 minutes
Marinate time: 30 - 60 minutes
1 lb Ahi Tuna, center-cut/no sinew
2 Tbsp Ritrovo Selections - Wu Wan Wo “Harmonious” Soy Sauce
2 Tbsp Casina Rossa Lemon EVOO
1Tbsp Toasted Sesame Seeds
¼ cup Green Onion, thinly sliced
½ cup English Cucumber, seeded & thinly sliced
¼ cup Red Bell Pepper, thinly sliced
¼ Tsp (or to taste) Michele Ferrante Controne Hot Pepper Powder
1 each Lemon, cut into wedges for garnish
Begin by cutting the Ahi into even ½ inch cubes. Place in a medium bowl and add in all other ingredients. Mix very gently, but thoroughly, with a rubber spatula or wooden spoon.
Cover bowl, refrigerate and allow to marinate for at least 30 minutes to 1 hour before serving (Poke can be prepared well in advance of serving, and can marinate up to 6 hours).
To serve, place Poke on a medium plate arrayed with lemon wedges. Serve with your favorite crackers, chips or sliced baguette.