Tuna Poke Parfait with Avocado Wasabi Crema

Appetizers & Snacks

Tuna Poke Parfait with Avocado Wasabi Crema

A light, delicious and healthy dish with a variety of textures, including fresh tuna, creamy avocado, crunchy cucumber, and tangy mango, beautifully presented in a glass for an appetizer or light meal.


  • Tuna:
  • 2 T. toasted sesame oil
  • 2 T. soy sauce or tamari
  • 2 T. rice vinegar
  • 1 T. chopped fresh garlic
  • 1 T. chopped fresh ginger
  • 1 T. sambal oelek chili sauce
  • 2 t. honey
  • 2 t. black sesame seeds
  • 1 lb. sushi-grade tuna, chopped
  • Avocado Wasabi Crema:
  • 1/4 c. mayonnaise
  • 1/2 ea. Avocado From Mexico
  • 1 T. wasabi paste
  • 1 t. honey
  • 1/4 t. sea salt
  • Parfait Layers:
  • 1/2 c. cooked black rice
  • 1 ea. Avocado From Mexico, diced
  • 1 c. fresh mango, diced
  • 1/4 c. English cucumber, diced
  • 1/4 c. toasted macadamia nuts, chopped
  • 1 T. black sesame seeds


  1. Prepare the tuna: In a bowl whisk, together toasted sesame oil, soy sauce, rice vinegar, garlic, ginger, sambal oiled, honey, and sesame seeds to make a marinade. Add the chopped tuna and stir to combine. Cover and refrigerate the mixture while you prepare the rest.
  2. Prepare the crema: In a food processor, blend together the mayo, avocado, wasabi, honey, and sea salt until well combined and creamy. Set aside.
  3. Assemble the parfaits: Divide black rice among 4 decorative glasses. Top each with tuna, diced avocado, mango, and cucumber. Finish with a generous dollop of wasabi crema, macadamia nuts, and black sesame seeds.


Nutrition Facts
Tuna Poke Parfait with Avocado Wasabi Crema
Amount Per Serving 4
Calories 540 Calories from Fat 0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 36g 47%
Saturated Fat 5g 26%
Trans Fat 0g  
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g  
Monounsaturated Fat 0g  
Cholesterol 50mg 16%
Sodium 850mg 37%
Total Carbohydrates 25g 9%
Dietary Fiber 7g 25%
Total Sugars 11g  
  Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Protein 32g 0%
Vitamin A 0mg 0%
Vitamin C 0mg 0%
Vitamin D 0mg 0%
Calcium 0mg 4%
Iron 0mg 10%
Potassium 1000mg 47%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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