Anuhea's Beef Poke Served in a Papaya
Watch as music icon Anuhea makes a dish she loved while working at mama's fish house on Maui before her big break in music: Beef Poke served in half a papaya.
- 1 steak, filet mignon or anything good quality
- 1 roma tomato
- 1/4 onion, chopped
- 1 handful cilantro, rough chopped
- 2 limes, squeezed
- 1/4 teaspoon Hawaiian salt
- 1/4 teaspoon Johnny's Seasoning or Seasoned Salt
- 2 tablespoons Chili Pepper water
- dash Pepper
- 1 papaya, halved
- 1 tablespoon cooking oil
Seed papaya and set aside. Cut steak into cubes, place in bowl and season with Hawaiian salt and Johnny's seasoning. Chop tomatoes, chop onions, and rough chop cilantro and set aside. Heat sauté pan with oil until pan is really hot. add onions, and sautee. Add beef and seer. Add tomatoes and cook briefly. Be sure not to overcook. Remove from heat, add cilantro and lime juice and chili pepper water. Spoon mixture in to papaya halves and serve.
This recipe is a tribute to Mama's Fish House