Fried Bluefin Poke – Incredible Recipe Video

Chef/angler Matt Moyer joins Ali Hussainy of Local Knowledge to break down and prepare a fresh SoCal bluefin tuna and then turn it into an amazing poke recipe like no other.

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Ali demonstrates how he likes to care for the tuna on the boat and then fillet it after it has chilled for several days on ice.  This yields the best possible product for your enjoyment.

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Chef Matt builds this “fried” poke recipe by feel and sight, so you can watch the video to get a feel for the amounts of each ingredient he’s using.  It’s more of a sear than a fry but it creates a flavor sensation in your mouth and really does your bluefin justice.  This simple recipe will wow your friends and family.

Fried Bluefin Poke Recipe


  • Green onions
  • Cilantro
  • Go-Chu-Jang sauce
  • Mayonnaise
  • Cubed bluefin – 1-inch cubes
  • Sesame oil
  • Avocado oil
  • Green onion
  • Kosher salt
  • Cracked black pepper
  • Hot sauce
  • Rice vinegar
  • Furikake
  • Low sodium soy
  • Eel sauce
  • Masago
  • Tobiko
  • Edamame

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“Cooking is like something you just need to jump into and put what you like in a dish.  My thing is I like spicy, I like sweet, I like crunchy.  You can’t ever go wrong with those three things.” – Chef Matt Moyer.