Ginger Scallion Sauce with Seared Ahi Poke

November 15, 2022 / By Foodland

Ginger Scallion Sauce with Seared Ahi Poke

"This recipe is super easy to make and has fresh, aromatic flavors that I just love. Plus, can be paired with just about anything!" - Chef “Bekah” DeCosta, Senior Chef De Cuisine
Course Dinner, Main Course
Cuisine Fish & Seafood
Servings 4 Servings


  • Ginger Scallion Sauce
  • 0.5 bunch Green Onion, Minced
  • 4 fresh ginger, minced
  • 0.5 bunch Fresh Cilantro, Minced
  • 8 Cloves Fresh Garlic, Minced
  • 0.5 teaspoon Salt
  • 0.25 teaspoon crushed red chili flakes
  • 2 cups Neutral Oil
  • Seared Ahi Poke
  • 0.5 pound Fresh Ahi, steak or sashimi grade block
  • 1 teaspoon Salt
  • 0.5 teaspoon Black Pepper
  • 2 tablespoons Neutral Oil
  • 2 fluid ounces Ginger Scallion Sauce
  • 2 ounces Sweet Onion, Sliced
  • 0.5 teaspoon shoyu
  • 0.25 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 0.125 teaspoon Hawaiian salt


Ginger Scallion Sauce:

  • In a heat proof bowl, combine minced green onion, ginger, cilantro, salt and crushed red chili flakes.
  • Add neutral oil to a medium size saucepan. Heat over high heat until oil begins to ripple and smoke.
  • Carefully pour hot oil over the aromatic vegetables in the heat proof bowl. Stir lightly until oil and ingredients are well combined.
  • Once cooled, taste and adjust seasoning as needed.
  • Optional but highly recommended, add sesame oil to sauce for added nuttiness and flavor.

Seared Ahi Poke with Ginger Scallion Sauce:

  • Season ahi with salt and black pepper on all sides.
  • In a heavy-bottomed pan, heat neutral oil over medium-high heat for about 2 minutes.
  • Place ahi in hot pan and cook for about 20 seconds on each side or until a golden crust has formed while keeping the inside of the ahi rare.
  • Transfer seared ahi to a cutting board and let cool for about 10 minutes.
  • Cut ahi into ½ inch size poke cubes and place into a mixing bowl.
  • Add all ingredients except cilantro into a mixing bowl with seared ahi poke cubes. Mix gently until ingredients are well combined.
  • Garnish with cilantro and enjoy!
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