If 2015 was the year that acai bowls hit mainstream, spreading from niche juice shops and hippie-vibe cafés to Jamba Juice, poke is the bowl food to watch for in 2016. A traditional Hawaiian seafood preparation — take bite-size pieces of raw fish like ahi tuna, salmon, or octopus, marinade it in soy sauce and in essence you have poke (pronounced POH-keh) — poke was (and continues to be) a major trend in the Los Angeles dining scene last year.
My preschoolers are sushi fiends, and we literally have to save to take them to a sushi bar. We use this to tide them over between trips. This is an easy and versatile dish that can be used as entree, appetizer, or salad. While this is typically a Hawaiian dish that is readily available on the west coast(where I grew up), it hasnt made its way to Washington DC. There are probably hundreds of dressing and fish combinations that can be classified as Poki, but this is the one I like.
Hawaiian Style Homemade Poke Bowls are loaded with the freshest citrus ponzu flavored Ahi tuna, rice, cucumbers, avocado, edamame and mango. A drizzle of sriracha sauce and macadamia nuts for crunch are the perfect addition to this Hawaiian favorite