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Goddess Poke Bowls Recipe

Healthy, gluten free Hawaiian poke bowls for the Goddess in you, traditionally made with wild sashimi grade yellowfin tuna, but today I gave it a spin with wild caught marlin and fresh strawberry salsa.
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Hawaiian
Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4
Author Florentina


  • 1 lb wild marlin or tuna sashimi grade
  • 5 tbsp tamari gluten free soy sauce low sodium
  • 1/4 c freshly squeezed orange juice
  • 1/2 lime juiced
  • 1 tbsp sesame seeds
  • 1 chile pepper diced
  • 1/3 c cilantro leaves
  • the zest from 1/2 an orange organic
  • 3 scallions diced
  • 1 tbsp sesame oil or extra virgin olive oil ( cold pressed + unrefined + organic )
  • a pinch of sea salt
  • 2 tsp poppy seeds optional
  • 1 batch of this Strawberry Salsa
  • 2 tbsp cilantro blossoms for garnish optional


  • Dice the marlin or tuna into half inch cubes and place them in a large bowl.
  • Add the soy sauce, orange juice,zest, lime juice and sesame or olive oil to the bowl with the fish. Using a spatula gently toss to coat.
  • Add the chile pepper, scallions and sesame seeds and give it another gentle toss. Adjust seasonings with sea salt if needed, cover tightly and refrigerate while making the salsa.
  • While the poke is chilling in the fridge, make the strawberry salsa according to the recipe directions.
  • Just before serving, sprinkle the poke with the fresh cilantro and give it a gentle toss.
  • Divide the poke between 4 bowls and spoon the strawberry salsa on top. Garnish with the poppy seeds and extra sesame seeds if desired.
  • Serve over a cold citrusy bed of rice or on its own.
  • Garnish with cilantro blossoms.