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Chips & Poke

Chips & Poke


* Optional Substitution Note

Ingredients for 2 servings:

  • 1/2 lb sushi-grade wild tuna
  • 1 large sweet potato (~12oz or 341g)
  • 1 teaspoon safflower oil (or grapeseed oil or olive oil)
  • Salad
    • 1 cup chopped bok choy
    • 1 cup shredded (purple) cabbage
  • Sauce
    • 1/4 cup diced red onion (or chopped green onion)
    • 1 tablespoon minced ginger (or ginger paste)
    • 2 tablespoons lite soy sauce (or Bragg Liquid Aminos)
    • 1 tablespoon (toasted) sesame oil
    • 1 tablespoon rice vinegar (or more to cut saltiness as needed)
    • fresh lime juice to taste
  • Garnish
    • diced red onion
    • fresh chopped cilantro
    • sesame seeds

Utensils needed: mandolin, sharp chef’s knife


Step 1

Set the air-fryer to about 290F – 300F. Do not go higher than this or you will risk burning the chips. Using a mandolin or very sharp knife, slice the sweet potato into thin pieces, about the thickness of a nickel.

Step 2

Put the slices in a bowl, then add the oil.  Mix together using your hands to ensure that each piece has a little bit of oil on it.  Add the slices to the air-fryer tray and cook for about 25 minutes (or more as needed).  Check the slices every 8 minutes – shake the tray – to ensure they are not sticking to each other.  Remove them once the edges are browned.  Note:  remember the chips harden as they cool so do not keep them in the air-fryer for too long.

Step 3

Prepare the salad by cutting the end/butt off the bok choy, then chopping it into pieces. It’s best to use a mandolin to cut up the cabbage so that it is fine like strands of hair or hay. Mix the two together and then set it aside.

Step 4

Mix together the ingredients for the sauce in a large bowl. Then, using a very sharp knife, carefully slice the tuna into small cubes and set it aside.

Step 5

Once the chips are ready, add the tuna to the sauce and gently fold the tuna in the sauce. Allow it to marinate for about 5 minutes. Then, add the tuna poke to the top of the nixed salad and garnish. Pour in the extra sauce. You can either mix everything together, or enjoy the poke with the chips, then eat the salad after with all the sauce from the poke having marinated it very well.

Step 6

Enjoy and try your hardest to share…operative word being try.

Approximate macros for 1 of 2 servings of sushi poke:

154 calories, 32g carbohydrates, 3g fat, 3g protein, 5g fiber, 7g sugar

 Approximate macros for 1 of 2 servings of sweet potato chips

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About Kevin - author


Hey, I'm Kevin

My name is Kevin. My life changed when I realized that healthy living is a lifelong journey, mainly won by having a well-balanced diet and maintaining an active lifestyle.

By experimenting in the kitchen and sharing my meals on Tumblr, I learned healthy eating is not boring! By making a few adjustments to my favorite foods, I could design a diet that could help me achieve my wellness goals while satisfying my desire for BANGIN food! 😅 Now I try to help people around the world realize that same level of freedom in eating regardless of budget. Welcome, let's #DemocratizeWellness together!