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Yield: Makes: 16 pieces
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Marinate time: 20 minutes
2 tablespoons Kikkoman®Soy Sauce
1 tablespoon Kikkoman® Rice Vinegar
1 teaspoon Kikkoman® Sesame oil
1 teaspoon fresh minced ginger
1/2 teaspoon sugar
1/2 teaspoonminced garlic
1/4 lb. sushi grade ahi tuna, cut into 1/4-inch cubes
1 large cucumber
Kikkoman® Wasabi Sauce
Black and white sesame seeds
Fresh thyme leaves
- To prepare marinade, stir together soy sauce, rice vinegar, sesame oil, ginger, sugar and garlic together in a small mixing bowl. Stir in tuna, cover and refrigerate for 20 minutes. Pour into a strainer; drain off and discard excess marinade.
- To prepare Tuna Poke Pickups, peel cucumber and cut in half lengthwise. Scoop out the seeds with a small spoon. Cut each half into 8 pieces, slightly on the diagonal. Top with equal amounts of marinated tuna and a small dollop of Kikkoman® Wasabi Sauce. Sprinkle with sesame seeds and thyme.
Cut a small slice off the bottom of each cucumber piece to make them stand up.