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What is Poki?

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What is Poki?

I keep reading that the Poki is so good. What is Poki?

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1. Re: What is Poki?

It's poke...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Poke_%28Hawaii%29

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2. Re: What is Poki?

Poke is a raw fish (tuna) salad, such as: http://allrecipes.com/recipe/ahi-poke-basic/

You can find it in all the grocery stores.

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3. Re: What is Poki?

Poke has evolved a long, long way from its tradition as a raw fish-based dish....

Nowadays, they have raw and cooked, mussel, clam, shrimp, crab (real & imitation), tofu, veggie, cucumber, edemame, smoked fish, dried fish and pipkaula, among others.

The only real way to define it is, if it is made by the poke chef, it's poke.

Edited: 17 April 2012, 00:47
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4. Re: What is Poki?

Yum!!!!!!

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5. Re: What is Poki?

It is delicious! My favorite is at Roy's.

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6. Re: What is Poki?

Tako Poke from Safeway (Tako is octopus)...the best! Most groceries will let you sample...spicy mussel is pretty darn good too.

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7. Re: What is Poki?

Aloha from Kaua'i!

Poke of many kinds - and all of it is great!

I love wasabi poke, korean style poke, tako poke, shoyu poke, spicy dried ahi poke........on and on!

All of it is ono!! One of my favorite lunches is the poke bento from a local fish market by where I live - at just around $5.00, it is rice layered with wasabi sauce, ahi poke and furikake on the top - mmmmm!

Also - poke is pronounced --- Po-Kay.

Malama Pono,

Janet

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8. Re: What is Poki?

ahhh okay, I actually helped make Poke now that I know what it is... in Moorea. and it is delicious.

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9. Re: What is Poki?

Walk up to your nearest supermarket fish counter and you'll see as many as a dozen (or more) varieties. Ask for a taste. Try two or three. Then pick up a container of your favorite or get it in a Poke Bowl (poke over fresh, hot rice) for a great lunch or light dinner.

I have tried to eat poke every day, while in Hawaii. I personally like the many versions of Ahi Tuna Poke (spicy, shoyu, wasabi, avacado, etc, etc), but as others have said, it goes way beyond that.

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10. Re: What is Poki?

Hmmmm, I'm so glad this was asked.. for some reason I thought it was a pork something or other... LOL...

So would this be similar to ceviche?