The poke market is booming, and poke restaurants are opening all across the country! So what is poke (pronounced po-khay) exactly? Poke is a mixed ingredient bowl featuring cubes of raw fish. This makes for a healthy, delicious, and fresh menu offering! If you are interested in opening a restaurant featuring the latest poke craze, search these franchises now!
Fun Facts: Poke
- Poke was originally made with small Hawaiian reef fish.
- Traditional Poke Bowls would be seasoned with native limu, a type of sea algae, along with crushed kukui nuts (candlenuts).
- You can consume 4 ounces of poke for just under 150 calories, only 5 grams of fat, and 24 grams of protein.
- Poke is made up of densley colored foods that are rich in vitamins, minerals and antioxidants and contain healthy fats, particularly Omega-3 fatty acids which makes it very heart healthy!