Absolutely easy delicious Hawaiian poke with sharp dark sosy sauce flavor, packed with umami and toasted sesame oil.
Simply combine diced ahi tuna, chives, and toasted sesame seeds into this easy homemade poke sauce aka Asian dressing.
Marinate ahi tuna in the sauce for 10 minutes, which brings non-fishy but aromatic Asian-flavored tuna.
This time, soba noodles go with Shoyu ahi tina, but you can switch to sushi rice, udon noodles, somen noodles, or rice noodles.
SHOYU POKE SOBA NOODLE BOWL
- 1 lb sashimi-grade Ahi tuna (or salmon) diced into ¾-inch cubes
- 2 bundles soba noodles (about 6 oz)
- salad leaves
- ½ sliced or diced avocado
- minced chives
Shoyu Poke Sauce
- ¼ cup soy sauce (Kikkoman is recommended)
- 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
- 1-2 tbsp toasted sesame oil Use *Layu or Asian chili oil if desired
- ¼ cup honey
- 2 tbsp toasted white sesame seeds
- 1 TSP wasabi paste *optionally
- NORI seaweed
- toasted sesame seeds
- Kewpie Mayo
- Wasabi paste
- Layu Chili oil
- [COOK SOBA NOODLES] Bring plenty of water to a boil in a large pot, and throw soba noodles. As soon as possible, please stir the noodles and cook them following the package directions. Occasionally, stir the noodles.Drain the noodles into a colander and rinse them well while changing cold water. Drain them and set them aside.
- [MAKE THE POKE SAUCE]Combine all ingredients of the sauce (soy sauce, oil, sesame seeds, and honey). Use a whisk and mix them well.*Optionally, use Layu chili substitute for sesame oil and/or add wasabi paste.*Homemade Layu Recipe (and wha's Layu?)
- Marinate sashimi-grade ahi tuna in 2-3 tbsp of the sauce for 10-15 minutes. (You can add diced avocado together if desired.)Add 2-3 tbsp of the sauce to the soba noodles and mix well.
- [ASSEMBLE THE POKE BOWL]Place the soba noodles in a large salad bowl. Add salad leaves, marinated ahi tuna, and diced avocado on the noodles. Sprinkle chives and desired sauce on the top.
MY HUBBY’S SEARED AHI TUNA RECIPE
Sesame-crusted Ahi tuna With Authentic Teriyaki sauce
Ahi tuna is high in protein, low in fat, technically healthy, and very easy to cook. Learn the secret to preparing tuna to cut off the fishy taste and pull out the Umami flavor for a sesame-crusted seared tuna steak. It may seem fancy like the dinner for holidays, date nights, and special occasions, but honestly, it’s very easy, simple, and tasty, and both best parts, ahi tuna and authentic! Japanese Teriyaki sauce is a ridiculously savory combination! Only the effort you may need is to make Teriyaki sauce and Japanese citrus chili paste in advance.