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Jun 25, 2010

Grilled Ahi Poke Recipe from Weber's Way to Grill™ by Jamie Purviance

Rating: 5 stars

1 Reviews

Serves: 4 // Prep time: 15 minutes | Grilling time: about 2 minutes

Grocery List

Fresh Produce

  • .25 oz fresh ginger
  • 1 lemons (optional)
  • 2 scallions
  • 1 serrano chile peppers
  • 1 sweet onions

Meat / Poultry / Seafood

  • 2 sushi-grade ahi tuna fillets, each 6 to 8 oz and ¾ to 1" thick

Oil and Spices

  • .25 tsp coarse sea salt or alaea (Hawaiian sea salt)
  • .25 tsp freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 tbsp sesame seed
  • 1 tbsp toasted sesame oil
  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil

Condiments

  • 2 tbsp dried Japanese arame or other thin edible seaweed
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons dried Japanese arame or other thin edible seaweed
  • ¼ cup finely chopped sweet onion
  • ¼ cup thinly sliced scallion (white and light green parts only)
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon toasted sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon peeled, grated fresh ginger
  • ½ teaspoon minced serrano chile pepper
  • 2 sushi-grade ahi tuna fillets, each 6 to 8 ounces and ¾ to 1 inch thick
  • Vegetable oil
  • Coarse sea salt or alaea (Hawaiian sea salt)
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons toasted sesame seed
  • 1 lemon, cut into wedges (optional)

Instructions

  1. If using dried seaweed, place the seaweed in a small bowl, add enough water to cover, and set aside to soften for 15 minutes. Drain and coarsely chop before using.

  2. Prepare the grill for direct cooking over high heat (450° to 550°F).

  3. In a medium bowl mix the onion, scallion, soy sauce, sesame oil, ginger, and chile. Add the seaweed.

  4. Brush the tuna with oil and lightly season with salt and pepper, patting the seasoning into the fish. Brush the cooking grates clean. Grill the tuna over direct high heat, with the grill lid open, just until seared on both sides but still rare inside, about 2 minutes, turning once.

  5. Transfer the tuna to a cutting board and cut into ½- to ¾-inch cubes. Add to the bowl containing the onion mixture and toss to combine. Divide equally into individual bowls. Sprinkle with the sesame seeds. Serve warm with lemon wedges, if desired.

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Rating: 5 stars

Sep 6, 2013

John P

Jamie hit the nail on the head again!

This has become my favorite Weber recipe for Tuna, hands down! I found the seaweed at Whole Foods

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