Shrimp Poke

Shrimp Poke

1 Review
From: EatingWell Magazine, July/August 2018

Not a fan of raw fish? No problem—this poke (pronounced poke-ay) recipe substitutes cooked peeled shrimp instead. This fast, veggie-loaded dish includes seasoned brown rice for a hearty boost of fiber.

Ingredients 4 servings

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  • ¾ cup thinly sliced scallion greens
  • ¼ cup reduced-sodium tamari
  • 1½ tablespoons mirin
  • 1½ tablespoons toasted (dark) sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon white sesame seeds
  • 2 teaspoons grated fresh ginger
  • ½ teaspoon crushed red pepper (optional)
  • 12 ounces cooked shrimp, cut into ½-inch pieces
  • 2 cups cooked brown rice
  • 2 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 2 cups sliced cherry tomatoes
  • 2 cups diced avocado
  • ¼ cup chopped cilantro
  • ¼ cup toasted black sesame seeds


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  1. Whisk scallion greens, tamari, mirin, oil, white sesame seeds, ginger and crushed red pepper, if using, in a medium bowl. Set aside 2 tablespoons of the sauce in a small bowl. Add shrimp to the sauce in the medium bowl and gently toss to coat.
  2. Combine rice and vinegar in a large bowl. Divide among 4 bowls and top each with ¾ cup shrimp, ½ cup each tomatoes and avocado, and 1 tablespoon each cilantro and black sesame seeds. Drizzle with the reserved sauce and serve.

Nutrition information

  • Serving size: 3 cups
  • Per serving: 460 calories; 22 g fat(3 g sat); 10 g fiber; 40 g carbohydrates; 29 g protein; 10 mcg folate; 161 mg cholesterol; 4 g sugars; 0 g added sugars; 991 IU vitamin A; 22 mg vitamin C; 113 mg calcium; 3 mg iron; 861 mg sodium; 939 mg potassium
  • Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin C (37% daily value), Vitamin A (20% dv)
  • Carbohydrate Servings:
  • Exchanges: 1½ starch, 1 vegetable, 3 lean protein, 3½ fat

Reviews 1

July 29, 2018
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By: Laurel Colpitts
I will definitely make this again. I changed it a little. Didn't have mirin , so substituted a little moscato and I added more green onion. It was a hit. Can't go wrong with Tamari, toasted sesame oil and ginger.
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