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Top down shot of a poke salad in a shallow bowl with tuna, avocado, mango, carrot and a small bowl of sesame ginger dressing.

Poke Salad

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  • Author: Erin Jensen
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 minutes
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 2 salads 1x
  • Category: Salad
  • Method: Counter Top
  • Cuisine: Asian-Inspired


Poke Salad – a flavorful and delicious poke salad recipe with homemade sesame ginger dressing! Perfect for a light lunch or dinner!



The Salad Dressing:

  • 1/4 teaspoon ginger, minced or grated
  • 3 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce (sub Tamari for gluten-free)
  • 1/4 teaspoon fish sauce
  • 1 teaspoon extra virgin olive oil or avocado oil
  • 1 teaspoon coconut sugar
  • 2 teaspoons garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon lime juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon sesame oil 


  • 4 handfuls romaine lettuce, chopped
  • 68oz sushi grade ahi tuna, cubed
  • 1 avocado, cubed or sliced
  • 1 cup mango, diced 
  • 1/2 cup carrot, julienned or shaved
  • 1 cup cucumber, sliced and quartered
  • 1/2 cup edamame
  • (optional) 2-4 jalapeno, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons nori sheets, crushed
  • 12 teaspoons sesame seeds
  • 1 cup fried wonton strips


The Dressing:

  1. Add ingredients to a mason jar and cover tightly. Shake until fully combined. Alternatively, add ingredients to a small bowl and whisk to combine. Set aside. 


  1. Divide lettuce between 2 bowls followed by the tuna, avocado, mango, carrots, cucumber and edamame. 
  2. Garnish with jalapeño slices, nori and sesame seeds. 
  3. Add fried wonton strips on top. 
  4. Pour as much dressing as desired over the top of the salad and enjoy! 


  • Optional Poke Sauce: if you want to toss in your sushi grade tuna in a quick sauce before adding it to your salad – we have an awesome Poke Sauce for you to try! 
  • Lettuce: feel free to use butter lettuce, ice berg lettuce, or any other type of lettuce you prefer here. 
  • Tuna: if you want to sub in some sushi grade salmon, go for it! 


  • Serving Size: 1 salad
  • Calories: 427
  • Sugar: 18.7 g
  • Sodium: 653.3 mg
  • Fat: 16.9 g
  • Carbohydrates: 42.6 g
  • Protein: 31.1 g
  • Cholesterol: 34.5 mg