Seared Spicy Ahi Poke

May 9, 2010 / By Foodland

Seared Spicy Ahi Poke

Spice things up with this local favorite
Course Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine Fish & Seafood
Servings 2 Servings


  • 8 ounces ahi block, seasoned and flash seared, diced 1/2"
  • 3 tablespoons green onions, finely chopped
  • 3 tablespoons Maui onion, finely sliced
  • 1 tablespoon masago
  • 1 teaspoon soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 2 teaspoons sriracha
  • 1 teaspoon pickled ginger, finely chopped
  • sesame oil to taste
  • Hawaiian salt to taste
  • Garlic Ahi
  • 4 ahi filet(4-5 ounces each, 3/4 inch thick)
  • 4 clovess garlic(minced)
  • 2 teaspoonss soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoonss green onion slices
  • 1/4 lemon(optional)
  • garlic salt(to taste)
  • vegetable oil(for frying)


  1. Pat the ahi filet dry with paper towel.
  2. Season both sides evenly with garlic salt.
  3. Heat a pan with a ¼ inch layer of vegetable oil to on medium-high heat.
  4. Fry the ahi in batches, approximately 2 minutes per side. (if you want your ahi on the rare side, increase the heat, and drop the cooking time by half on each side.)
  5. Place the Ahi on a plate.
  6. Remove the pan from the heat and add in the chopped garlic. Allow the garlic to sizzle for 1 minute.
  7. Pour the garlic and oil over the ahi.
  8. Drizzle the ahi with the shoyu and sprinkle over with the green onion slices.
  9. Optional: Squeeze a lemon on top of the ahi.
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