Lunchbreak: Tuna poke gluten free bowl prepared by Aloha Poke Company

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Zach Friedlander, Co-Founder of Aloha Poke Co.

Aloha Poke Company

4 locations:

  • French Market: 131 N. Clinton Street, Chicago, IL 60661
  • Revival Food Hall: 125 S. Clark Street, Chicago, IL 60603
  • Lakeview: 843 W. Belmont Avenue, Chicago, IL 60657
  • Evanston: 630 Davis Street, Evanston, IL 60210

Gluten-Free Bowl

Bowl Ingredients:

1/2 cup of rice (brown or white) or mixed greens

1/2 cup of marinated tuna (sashimi-grade salmon or tofu work well, also)

1/4 cup of edamame, boiled

1/8 cup of ginger, thinly sliced

1/12 cup of scallions, thinly sliced

sliced avocado, to preference – Aloha recommends 1/6 of a whole avocado

sprinkle of sesame seed to garnish

Marinade Recipe

1 cup tamari (gluten-free soy sauce)

2 oz sesame oil

1 oz ponzu

1oz chili garlic sauce

Combine all ingredients in a bowl and stir; marinate small cubes of tuna for 30 minutes to one hour.


  1. Lay a base of rice or mixed greens in a bowl
  2. Place marinated ahi tuna on top of base
  3. Arrange edamame, ginger, scallions, and avocado decoratively over the tuna
  4. Garnish with sesame seed