poke bowl dish is served in a Japanese pottery bowl with sesame seeds in a small bowl in background
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5 from 2 votes

Poke bowl

Poke Bowls are a healthy one bowl food craze. They are high in quality protein, fibre and nutrients. Learn how to make your own at home here on my blog.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Rice, Rice dish
Cuisine: Hawaian, Japanese
Keyword: ahi poke bowl, Poke bowl
Servings: 4
Calories: 547kcal
Author: Shihoko | Chopstick Chronicles


  • 200 g yellowfin tuna *2
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp sake
  • 1 tbsp mirin
  • 1/2 tbsp sesame seed oil
  • 6 cups sushi rice *1
  • 4 shiso leaves *3
  • 1/4 cup frozen edamame defrosted
  • 1/2 avocado
  • 2 radishes
  • 2 baby cucumbers
  • 4 tbsp pickled ginger *4
  • 1 tbsp chopped scallions (green onions)
  • shredded seaweed to sprinkle
  • 2 tbsp Japanese mayonnaise
  • 2 tsp wasabi paste *5


  • Dice the tuna fillet and place them in a mixing bowl. 
  • Add soy sauce, sake, mirin and sesame seed oil to the mixing bowl. 
  • Combine them well altogether and marinate the fish for 15 minutes. 
  • While marinating the fish, defrost edamame beans, slice cucumbers and radishes, chop scallions. Also cut avocado. 
  • Serve the sushi rice in a bowl. 
  • Place shiso leaf over the sushi rice.
  • Add 1/4 of marinated yellowfin tuna on the shiso leaf. 
  • Top with avocado, cucumber, radish, edamame and pickled ginger.
  • Garnish with chopped scallions, shredded seaweed.
  • Sprinkle sesame seeds and drizzle Japanese mayonnaise over. 
  • Add wasabi paste on the side. 


*1 sushi rice recipes here 
*2 can be replaced any protein.
*3 if you can not get shiso leaves, replace with coriander or parsley 
*4 Pickled ginger recipes here 
*5 This is optional. So if you can not access wasabi you can omit this ingredient.


Calories: 547kcal | Carbohydrates: 81g | Protein: 20g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 22mg | Sodium: 913mg | Potassium: 449mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 65IU | Vitamin C: 4.6mg | Calcium: 9mg | Iron: 1.5mg