Hawaiian Salmon Poke

This Hawaiian-inspired salmon poke recipe is an easy and delicious recipe that I crave time and time again.

The seasonings used are inspired by Hawaiian poke making it light yet incredibly satisfying. Best of all, no cooking is required (except for the rice) making it perfect when you want something quick and nourishing.

I love how simple this is to prepare – just a bit of chopping and mixing is all that’s really needed. It’s also great as an easy meal prep option for the week!

Hawaiian Salmon Poke

Servings 2 bowls
Prep Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour


  • 2 cups cooked rice short-grain or medium-grain
  • 12 oz sushi-grade salmon
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1-2 tbsp soy sauce adjust to taste
  • 1 tbsp sesame oil
  • 1-2 tsp sambal or Sriracha, adjust to taste
  • 1/2 tsp ginger grated
  • 1 garlic clove grated
  • 1/4 cup onions diced
  • 1 scallion chopped
  • 1 tbsp tobiko optional
  • 1 tsp black or white sesame seeds


  • sliced avocado optional
  • sliced cucumbers optional
  • nori sheet optional
  • sesame seeds optional


  • Start by cutting the salmon into 1/2-inch to 3/4-inch cubes. Transfer to a small mixing bowl.
  • To the mixing bowl with the salmon, add salt then mix well. Set aside for 15 minutes.
  • After 15 minutes, add soy sauce, sesame oil, sambal, grated ginger, grated garlic, onions, scallion, tobiko, and sesame seeds.
  • Mix well then set aside in the fridge for at least 30 minutes or up to 24 hours. The longer it marinates the more flavorful it will be!
  • Place the rice into the serving bowl. Allow the rice to cool to room temperature.
  • Top the rice with the salmon poke and serve with your favorite toppings including sliced avocado, cucumbers, nori sheets, and sesame seeds.
Course: Dinner, Lunch, Main Course
Cuisine: American

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