Tropical Paradise Poke Bowl

Dive into a refreshing bowl of vibrant flavors and textures with this Tropical Paradise Poke Bowl. Brimming with fresh fish, crisp veggies, and a delightful sauce, it’s a healthy and flavorful escape to island bliss, right from your kitchen.



  1. 2 cups sushi rice or brown rice, cooked
  2. 2 tsp rice vinegar (optional for added flavor)


  1. 12 oz sushi-grade tuna or salmon, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  2. 2 tbsp low-sodium soy sauce
  3. 1 tsp toasted sesame oil
  4. 1 tsp honey or maple syrup

Veggies & Toppings:

  1. 1/2 cucumber, thinly sliced
  2. 1 ripe avocado, peeled, pitted, and sliced
  3. 1 cup edamame beans, cooked and shelled
  4. 2 green onions, thinly sliced
  5. 1/4 cup seaweed salad (optional)
  6. 1 tbsp sesame seeds (white or black or a mix of both)
  7. 1/4 cup pickled ginger
  8. Fresh cilantro or microgreens, for garnish

Sauce (optional, but highly recommended):

  1. 3 tbsp low-sodium soy sauce
  2. 2 tbsp rice vinegar
  3. 1 tbsp honey or maple syrup
  4. 1 tsp toasted sesame oil
  5. 1/2 tsp grated fresh ginger
  6. 1/2 tsp minced garlic
  7. Optional: A pinch of red pepper flakes for some heat


  1. Prepare the Rice:
    • Once your rice is cooked, stir in the rice vinegar while the rice is still warm (if using). Set aside to cool slightly.
  2. Marinate the Fish:
    • In a mixing bowl, combine the soy sauce, sesame oil, and honey or maple syrup.
    • Add the cubed fish and gently toss to coat. Let the fish marinate in the refrigerator for at least 15 minutes.
  3. Prepare the Sauce (if using):
    • In a small bowl, whisk together all sauce ingredients. Adjust sweetness or spiciness as per your preference.
  4. Assemble the Poke Bowls:
    • Begin with a base of rice in each bowl.
    • Arrange the marinated fish, cucumber slices, avocado slices, edamame beans, and seaweed salad (if using) over the rice.
    • Sprinkle with green onions, sesame seeds, and place a small mound of pickled ginger on the side.
    • Drizzle the sauce over the top or serve on the side for individual preference.
    • Garnish with fresh cilantro or microgreens.
  5. Serve and Enjoy:
    • Dive into your delicious and refreshing Tropical Paradise Poke Bowl right away!

Feel free to customize your poke bowl with other favorite veggies or toppings, and enjoy the taste of a tropical escape with each bite!

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