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Nourishing Salmon Poke Bowl

Nourishing Salmon Poke Bowl

Salmon Poke Bowl
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If you’re not quite sure what a Poke Bowl is, at its simplest definition it’s diced raw fish. Poke means to slice or cut, so that’s why almost all poke bowl recipes you see call for diced fish. A lot of times, poke is served simply as an appetiser with just the fish itself, but here I’ve turned it into an entire meal with the addition of quinoa and vegetables. Normally using raw cubed fish, I’m using salmon slices as that’s what I had in the fridge.
Recipe type: Lunch, Dinner, Snack
Serves: 1 serve
  • ¼ c red quinoa, cooked according to packet instructions
  • ½ avocado, sliced
  • ¼ c edamame beans, blanched
  • handful baby spinach leaves
  • ½ c roasted pumpkin
  • 100gm salmon slices
  • handful walnuts
Asian Dressing
  • 1 T soy sauce
  • 1 T sesame oil
  • 1 clove garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 t fresh ginger, finely chopped
  • Juice of 1 small lime
  • 1 t coconut sugar
  • a good grinding of salt and pepper
  • Fresh coriander
  • Black and white sesame seeds
  1. How to make this Poke Bowl Recipe
  2. Cook the quinoa. Add the quinoa with ½ cup of water to a pot and bring to the boil, cover and turn down to a simmer and cook for 10 minutes or until the water has been absorbed. You can also do this step ahead of time.
  3. Prepare and roast the pumpkin in the oven in a small amount of oil, salt and pepper and chilli flakes if using for about 25 minutes or until tender, allow to cool. Slice, dice or cube the vegetables ready for assembling
  4. Make the Asian Dressing. Combine all the ingredients in a container and shake until evenly combined. Set aside.
  5. Assemble the bowls. Told you this was easy! Spoon the cooked quinoa into a bowl. Lay over the sliced salmon. Arrange the rest of the ingredients. Fan out the avocado on top. Sprinkle with sesame seeds and coriander. Drizzle with Asian dressing.
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  1. To read more about Nourishing Bowls, check out my BLOG here. Very similar to a Poke Bowl, however can include any form of protein, not just raw fish.


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