RECIPE: Ahi Poke with cilantro macadamia nut pesto

Ahi Poke with cilantro macadamia nut pesto
Makes 12 pieces

4 oz fresh ahi loin, diced ¼"
2 tbl soy
1 tbl sesame oil
1/2 tsp minced ginger
1 tsp minced garlic
1 tbl black sesame seeds
1 tbl sliced chives

Mix all ingredients and chill for 1 hour before serving.
Serve on a sliced cucumber or wonton chip.
Drizzle with cilantro pesto, sprinkle with black sesame seeds and toasted chopped macadamia nuts.

Note: try baking the wonton square rather than frying if you are looking to cut calories.

Cilantro pesto

½ bunch cleaned and dried cilantro
2 cloves peeled garlic
½ cup toasted macadamia nuts
½ cup olive oil
salt and pepper to taste

Combine all ingredients in a blender pitcher and blend until smooth.
Do not overblend or else pesto will get bitter and discolored.
Let sit 30 mins before using.

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