Salmon Poke in Endive Leaves


Preparation info

  • Makes

    24 Leaves

    • Difficulty


Appears in

Gourmet Game Night

Gourmet Game Night

By Cynthia Nims

Published 2010

  • About

Salmon may not be a traditional ingredient in Hawaii, where the classic raw preparation of poke (poh-kay) is applied to many types of seafood. But using salmon suits my Northwestern roots, and it shines in the poke style. Feel free to substitute the more traditional ahi tuna, if you wish.


  • ¾ pound previously frozen salmon fillet, skin and pin bones removed
  • ½ cup thinly sliced red onion
  • ¼


Cut the salmon into ¼-inch cubes and put it in a bowl with the red onion and cilantro leaves. Stir together the soy sauce, sesame oil, and Sriracha sauce in a small dish. Pour this over the salmon and toss gently. Set aside for 10 to 15 minutes, stirring once or twice.

Discard any torn or damaged outer leaves from the endive. Remove leaves that are at least