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How is poke bowl pronounced?
What is the proper way to pronounce poke? Poke is pronounced (poh-KAY) and rhymes with okay.
Is it poke or poke?
Some restaurants, in an attempt to make an unfamiliar word easier for their customers to pronounce, changed the spelling to “poki” or “poké.” But it’s imposing a Western spelling and diacritical mark on a Hawaiian word.
Is poke Hawaiian or Japanese?
While poke is a regional American-based cuisine from Hawaii, traditional poke seasonings have been heavily influenced by Japanese and other Asian cuisines. These include soy sauce, green onions, and sesame oil.
Are poke bowls Japanese?
A poke bowl is a Hawaiian dish that is deeply rooted in Japanese cuisine. Poke means “cut into pieces” and refers to the slices or cubes of raw fish that are served in a bowl along with rice, dressing, vegetables and seasonings.