Hawaiian poke bowls with wild albacore tuna, brown rice, and nori

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Hawaiian poke bowls with wild albacore tuna, brown rice, and nori

Dairy-Free, Diabetes-Friendly, Gluten-Free, Mediterranean, Lean & Clean, Soy-Free

2 Servings, 580 Calories/Serving

25–40 Minutes

This poke (pronounced “poh-kay”) bowl is more than okay. In fact, with fresh seafood, crisp cucumber, nori strips, and our signature sesame-ginger marinade, it’s a Hawaiian sensation. 

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1 bag serves 2 (2 bags serve 4)
Sunbasket is proud to source the organic ingredients indicated below. On the rare occasion we are unable to meet our organic promise, we'll put a note in your bag.
  • ¾ cup quick-cooking long-grain brown rice
  • Seafood options:
  • 2 wild skinless albacore tuna steaks (about 5 ounces each)
  • 2 sustainably raised Faroe Islands skinless salmon fillets (about 5 ounces each)
  • 1 wild Pacific skin-on king salmon fillet (about 10 ounces)
  • 10 ounces wild sea scallops
  • 1 organic cucumber
  • 1 organic lemon
  • 3 organic scallions
  • 1 teaspoon shichimi togarashi (optional)
  • Sunbasket sesame-ginger marinade base (coconut aminos - toasted sesame oil - garlic - ginger)
  • 3 ounces organic shredded carrots
  • Nori strips (for garnish)
  • 1 tablespoon toasted sesame seeds

Nutrition per serving

Calories: 580, Protein: 30g (60% DV), Fiber: 5g (20% DV), Total Fat: 20g (31% DV), Monounsaturated Fat: 8g, Polyunsaturated Fat: 6g, Saturated Fat: 2.5g (13% DV), Cholesterol: 30mg (10% DV), Sodium: 370mg (15% DV), Carbohydrates: 70g (23% DV), Total Sugars: 8g, Added Sugars: 0g (0% DV).

Sodium does not include pantry salt; for reference, ⅛ teaspoon kosher salt per serving averages 240mg (10% DV). Not a significant source of trans fat. Packed in a facility that handles all major food allergens* and gluten. *Milk, Eggs, Fish, Crustacean Shellfish, Tree Nuts, Peanuts, Wheat, Soybeans.

Instructions

2-serving instructions (4-serving modifications in red)

Wash produce before use

1

Cook the rice

In a small sauce pot, combine the rice and 1½ cups [2½ cups] water. Bring to a boil, reduce to a simmer, cover, and cook until the rice is tender and the liquid is absorbed, 20 to 25 minutes. Fluff with a fork, cover, and keep warm. Meanwhile, prepare the rest of the meal.

2

Prep and cook the seafood

For tuna:

  • Pat the fish dry with a paper towel; season lightly with salt. 

In a large frying pan over medium-high heat, warm 1 to 2 tablespoons oil until hot but not smoking. Add the fish and cook, turning once, until lightly browned, about 30 seconds per side for rare, about 1 minute per side for medium. Transfer to a cutting board to cool slightly. Cut the fish into ½-inch pieces. 

 

For salmon: 

  • Pat the fish dry with a paper towel (if using king salmon, cut in half crosswise); season lightly with salt and pepper.

In a large frying pan over medium-high heat, warm 1 to 2 tablespoons oil until hot but not smoking. Add the fish (skin side down for the king salmon) and cook until lightly browned on the bottom side (and the king salmon skin is crisp), 4 to 5 minutes. Turn and cook until the flesh is opaque and flaky, 2 to 4 minutes. Transfer to a cutting board to cool slightly. Cut the fish into ½-inch pieces.

 

For scallops: 

  • Rinse and drain the scallops. Pat dry on a paper-towel-lined plate. Season lightly with salt.

In a large frying pan over medium-high heat, warm 1 to 2 tablespoons oil until hot but not smoking. Add the scallops and cook without turning until golden brown on one side and starting to turn opaque, 2 to 4 minutes. Turn and continue cooking for about 30 seconds for translucent or 1 to 2 minutes for opaque. Transfer to a plate.

 

While the seafood is cooking, start preparing the remaining ingredients.

3

Soften the cucumber; marinate the seafood

  • Peel the cucumber, if desired; cut the cucumber in half lengthwise, then crosswise into ¼-inch-thick half-moons.
  • Juice half the lemon; cut the remaining half into wedges for garnish. [Juice 1 lemon; cut the remaining lemon into wedges.]
  • Trim the root ends from the scallions; thinly slice the scallions on the diagonal, keeping the white and green parts separate. Set aside the green parts for garnish.  

In a medium bowl, combine the cucumber with as much shichimi togarashi as you like and season generously to taste with salt. Let stand, stirring occasionally, until the cucumber is slightly softened, 10 to 12 minutes. 

In another medium bowl, combine the seafood, lemon juice, half the sesame-ginger marinade base, and white parts of the scallions and season generously to taste with salt and pepper (set aside the remaining marinade for serving). Let stand, stirring occasionally, until the flavors combine, 10 to 12 minutes. 

Serve

Transfer the rice to individual bowls and top with the cucumber, seafood, carrots, and nori strips. Garnish the seafood with the sesame seeds and green parts of the scallions. Serve the lemon wedges and remaining marinade alongside. 

Kids Can!
  • Measure the water for the rice.
  • Time the cooking.
  • Juice the lemon.
  • Stir the seafood and marinade.
  • Garnish the bowls.