Poké first began in Hawaii, based on a dish made from freshly
caught fish massaged with sea salt, seaweed and inamona (crushed
kukui nuts). Poké later evolved, taking on flavours from China and
Japan that saw the addition of soy sauce and sesame oil to the
The modern-day poké bowl is now a culinary melting pot, but the
'traditional' dish consists of raw marinated fish sliced or cut
into even size pieces, tossed over fragrant rice, accompanied by a
mix of raw and cooked vegetables and then drizzled with a
flavoursome dressing. Ahi limu (seaweed), ahi poké, shrimp, spicy
salmon, miso cod, dried beef - the possibilities are endless.
We've put together our top tips and suggestions to help you
build your own restaurant worthy poké bowl.