One of the hottest food trends in America right now is poke, a Hawaiian seafood creation that in its classical form combines raw or marinated ahi tuna, soy sauce, salt, onions, seaweed and sesame seeds, served over rice.
The trend has recently spread outside of Hawaii and now hungry foodies across the country can now find poke on restaurant menus and in the growing number of establishments fully dedicated to the art of poke-creation. Poke is loved by millennials, health nuts, and foodies alike with its interesting flavor profile and instagrammable photo quality you are sure to see this meal gracing your social media feeds. But don’t be fooled, poke is not just another pretty picture (remember the unicorn Frappuccino?) Poke is packed with health benefits that give it yet another reason to stay on top. High in protein and omega 3 fatty acids, low in carbohydrates, and filled with micronutrients including vitamins A, B-12, C and D, iron, zinc, folate, magnesium, potassium and niacin just to name a few.
Tuna poke can be served in so many different ways. Simply eaten with tortilla or taro chips; over white rice or bed of greens and topped with avocado, seaweed, edamame, and more! The possibilities are endless and at Great American Seafood we created our poke kits, found at your local Kroger, to give you the base (poke and sauce) and the rest is up to you!