When it comes to living a healthy life, part of this is working out. However, the other part is eating right. One of the newest trends in eating healthy is called a poke bowl. This is becoming one of the go-to recipes for those who are trying to eat healthier and lighter.
What is a Poke Bowl?
A poke bowl is a Hawaiian dish that is super healthy! It often contains a meat, with rice and several other vegetables. What makes a poke bowl so much fun to make is the fact that you can put the toppings on this that you want…making it completely person and to your taste.
Poke Bowl Calories
The calories that are found in a poke bowl is really dependent upon the toppings and meat that are put into this. In addition, the type of rice you use, whether white or brown, can make a difference. However, the average amount of calories in a poke bowl is anywhere from 500 to 700 calories. This means that this is a low calorie food that is going to be delicious and filling.
Salmon Poke Bowl Recipe
To make a traditional Salmon Poke Bowl, here is what you need to do. First, decide what toppings you are going to want with your poke bowl. A few recommendations for a salmon bowl include:
- Red Pepper flakes
For the actual bowl, here are your ingredients:
- 1 cup of short grain white rice
- 1 pound of sashimi-grade salmon
- ¼ cup of soy sauce
- 1 ½ tablespoons of rice vinegar
- 1 teaspoon of toasted sesame oil
- ½ tablespoon of sugar
- ¼ teaspoon of garlic powder
Cook the rice until it is done. Then cut the salmon into ½ inch cubes.
Make the dressing with the soy sauce, rice vinegar, sesame oil, sugar and garlic powder together. Then put the salmon into the dressing and toss together.
Simple combine the rice and salmon together into a bowl. Add in the additional toppings you may want. Making sure that each topping is sliced or cubed to make it easier to eat with the rice or salmon.
This recipe can make a few servings of the bowl, making it great to make for dinner and have the leftover for lunch the next day! It is delicious and super healthy.