Homemade Poke Bowls

Homemade Poke Bowl Recipe

Poke means “chopped up” and it is a very popular dish from Hawaii! I love poke and honestly I can eat it for every meal!  What I love about poke is that you can really customize it to your liking.  I am going to break it down for you so you can add whatever you like!  I will also include one of my favourite homemade poke recipe.  Here we go!


  • white rice
  • brown rice
  • spinach
  • mix green lettuce
  • quinoa
  • zucchini noodles or any veggie noodles you like

Veggies (Pick as many as you like): 

  • carrots
  • pickled ginger
  • edamame
  • cucumber
  • beansprouts
  • cabbage
  • kale
  • spinach
  • bell peppers
  • avocado
  • radish
  • green onions
  • jalapenos

As you can see, the possibilities are endless!


  • Sushi grade salmon or tuna
  • Regular cooked salmon, tuna, or whatever fish you like
  • Chicken
  • Thinly sliced beef
  • Shrimp
  • If you are vegetarian, you can use tofu or just load it up with more veggies!
  • Imitation crab meat


  • Spicy mayo (mayo + sirarcha)
  • Basic soy (Light soy sauce + sesame seed oil + Rice vinegar)

Give it a try and see what combination you like best! You can never get bored of poke because every bowl can be different!

Homemade Poke Bowl

Homemade Poke Bowl Recipe

Homemade Poke Bowls

Course Main Dish
Cuisine Hawaiian
Servings 2 people


  • 2 cups cooked white rice
  • 1/4 cup imitation crab shredded
  • 1/2 cubed carrots
  • 1/2 cubed cucumbers
  • 1 yellow bell peppers
  • 1/2 cup edamame
  • 2 oz salmon (Marinate salmon with soy and sesame seed oil before cooking)
  • 1 tbsp light soy sauce
  • 3 drops sesame sauce
  • 1 tsp rice wine vinegar
  • 1/2 tsp white sugar


  • Marinate salmon with a little light soy sauce and sesame oil
  • Cook Salmon in oven set at 350 F for about 7 minutes (timing might be different if your salmon is thicker or thinner. Use your discretion and check)
  • In a large bowl, assemble bowl with a bed of rice
  • On top of rice, add imitation crab, carrots, cucumbers, bell pepper, edamame and cooked salmon
  • In a small bowl, mix together light soy sauce, sesame oil, rice wine vinegar, and sugar. Pour over poke bowl or dip ingredients into the soy sauce mixture as you eat!


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