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Seared Ahi Poke


August 28, 2011

Story By: Dining Out Team |


  • 6 ounces cubed fresh ahi
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 1/2 sliced white onion
  • Hawaiian salt, add as needed
  • Chili pepper flakes, add as needed


  1. Marinade all ingredients before cooking.
  2. In a hot, non-stick pan,sear ahi poke until medium rare.
  3. Toss ahi poke with shoyu and green onions, and place it on greens with tomato and red onions.

Lomi Tomato Salsa

  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 2 tablespoon shoyu
  • 1 part roasted sesame seed
  • 1 part red chili pepper
  • 1/2 diced tomato
  • 1/2 chopped green onion


  1. Mix all ingredients for lomi tomato salsa in bowl and set aside.
  2. Place ahi belly on plate with lomi tomato salsa on top.
  3. Serve with rice and salad.

Fried Ahi Belly

  • 8 ounces ahi belly, cut in half (leave skin on)

Seasoned Flour

  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon Cajun spices
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 tablespoon flour


  1. Mix all seasoned flour ingredients together then set aside.
  2. Roll ahi in seasoned flour.
  3. Cook belly in hot oil until crispy.
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