Poke bowl recipes are all the rave recently—for good reason. Your favorite ingredients like shrimp, lobster, tuna, salmon, pineapples, and avocados can all be thrown into a poke bowl! All you need are the right stuff to marinate them with like ponzu sauce, white wine, soy, and rice vinegar. It all sounds amazing, right? Poke bowls can be a bit pricey but making them at home can save you money. It also gives you the option to customize it as you wish. So, let’s dig in!
Poke Bowl Recipes For A Healthy and Hearty Meal
1. Hamachi Poke
If you think salmon and tuna are all there is to make poke bowl recipes, think again. Using a fresh and special fish like hamachi will change the way you think about poke bowls forever!
2. Ahi Poke Bowl with Pineapple and Avocado
Say hello to your new island escape! Eating this pineapple-avocado poke bowl will make you feel like it’s summer no matter where you are. Adding sesame seeds give it the right amount of crunch.
3. Seared Hawaiian Beef Poke Bowl
Who says you can’t put red meat in a poke bowl? If you want a break from using fish, try this seared Hawaiian beef poke bowl. The recipe still calls for some classic ingredients such as soy sauce, rice wine vinegar, sesame, onions, and ginger.
4. Ocean Trout Poke Bowl
Poke bowls don’t always have to be made with salmon or tuna. Try making it with trout instead! Despite using another type of fish, the recipe keeps it classic by using toasted sesame seeds, seaweed, ginger, and tamari.
5. Salmon Poke with Creamy Togarashi Sauce
It’s never a bad idea to experiment with salmon. It has such a beautiful texture, it goes great with almost anything. Sushi-grade salmon, avocado, and edamame tossed in a classic seven spice blend. If you’re making your first poke bowl, this is the recipe to try.
6. Ahi Tuna Poke and Mango Salad
This Ahi tuna poke bowl is perfect for pescatarians. You’ll find poke bowl staples here like mango, avocado, and of course, raw fish but it has a twist with some seaweed and sesame seeds.
7. Easy Hawaiian Shrimp Poke Bowl
Going for an authentic poke bowl? Try this Hawaiian shrimp poke bowl. The variety of fruits and thinly sliced vegetables complement the beautiful texture of shrimp. Once you’ve tried this, you won’t get enough of it!
8. Spicy Sockeye Salmon Poke Bowl
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Poke bowl recipes can get spicy, too! The secret is in the sauce—the right mixture of soy sauce, Sriracha sauce, sesame oil, and rice wine vinegar. Get the sauce right and you’ll have this poke bowl again and again.
9. Vegetarian Poke Bowl with Tofu & Avocado
Here’s a healthy vegetarian poke bowl packed with tofu, veggies, and a dash of Japanese seasonings. Mixing avocados and tofu in one dish is the combination you never knew you needed.
10. Ahi Poke Bowl with Quinoa
Tired of using the same old white rice for your poke bowl recipes? Try quinoa instead. The combination of lime juice and hot sauce help make this gluten-free poke bowl truly one of a kind.
11. Spicy Ponzu Salmon Poke Bowl
Chili peppers, tamari, and lemon make up the special ponzu sauce used for this poke bowl recipe. Cilantro and radishes are used with the salmon. It’s bright, refreshing, and flavorful with the right kick of heat.
12. Watermelon Poke Bowl
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It’s that time of the summer when I’m craving everything watermelon! This watermelon “poke” bowl is one of my favorites – cucumber, pickled ginger, avocado, macadamia nuts & sprouts – all tossed in a tamari-lime/rice-vinegar dressing and topped with nori-sesame togarashi. Way easier than I just described! 🙂 Get this recipe and more refreshing summer faves on the blog now (link in profile) 🍉🍚🥒🥑 https://www.loveandlemons.com/summer-recipes-for-hot-days/
Have you ever thought of replacing your salmon or tuna with watermelon? Does the idea sound crazy? It might surprise you that this recipe is a smash hit poke bowl! The crunch of those macadamia nuts creates the perfect contrast with those succulent watermelons.
13. Ahi Tuna and Spicy Salmon Poke Bowl
One is normally enough but two kinds of raw fish in a poke bowl? The idea is mouthwatering. The combination of sushi-grade yellowfin tuna and salmon gives the poke bowl a splendid flavor plus the thinly sliced scallions and shallot add a delicate but crunchy texture. All these are made even more sublime with a touch of fish roe, shelled edamame, toasted nori, and furikake.
14. Ahi Poke Sushi Bowl with Wasabi Sauce
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🍣🥑AHI POKE SUSHI BOWLS! . ….with wasabi sauce, mango, avo, forbidden rice, cucumber salad and pickled ginger. . . Anyone else as obsessed with poke as I am? It's quick and easy to throw together, and creates that unique/exotic dining experience in the comfort of your own home. If your local grocery store carries fresh, sushi-grade ahi or salmon, I highly recommend it!! I posted these bowls on the blog last year…they're a staple in my home during the summer when all I want is raw food! And that wasabi sauce?! 😩It's where dreams begin. . . Recipe's right here: http://www.theroastedroot.net/ahi-poke-sushi-bowls-wasabi-sauce/
People have found various ways to make their poke bowl recipes spicy but nothing quite beats wasabi sauce blending perfectly with tuna! This spicy tuna poke recipe is like a deconstructed sushi with fruits.
15. Tofu Poke Bowl With Sesame Glazed Carrots
This is how a healthy lunch is done. Why settle for ordinary ingredients? Go for sesame-glazed carrots, black rice, and radishes to make your poke bowl more unique.
16. Soy Sauce Ahi Poke Bowl
They say less is more and it’s true even for poke bowl recipes. This ahi poke bowl is simply made ahi tuna, green onions, and sweet yellow onion tossed in a quick and easy sauce.
17. Smoked Salmon & Black Rice Poke Bowl
We’ve used white rice, brown rice, and quinoa. Why not use black rice? The result is amazing. The light yet filling black rice paired with smoked salmon in chili sauce makes this poke bowl recipe extraordinary.
Watch this video from Honeysuckle for poke bowl recipes done three ways:
Whether you’re always on the go or looking for a great way to start eating healthy, these poke bowl recipes are the answer. How can you go wrong with a dish which combines nutrition, flavor, and a quick and easy method? Change your culinary habits one poke bowl at a time. You won’t regret it!
How do you like making your poke bowls? Let us know in the comments section below! Don’t forget to keep in touch, foodies!
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Editor’s Note – This post was originally published on October 2016 and has been updated for quality and relevancy.