Mind-blowing vegan poke bowl with watermelon

A healthy, tasty, and endless combination of dishes arrive from the incredible islands of Hawaii-Poke. Try this vegan version, you'll love it!

The traditional formula of Poke is BASE (rice or noodles or green salad) + PROTEIN (raw tuna or other raw fish) + DRESSING + TOPPINGS (seeds, avocado, chili, onion, seaweed, herbs). This time our recipe will be vegan, and we will replace the fish with watermelon.

The origins of poke go back to the time of the native Hawaiians. In fact, poke means 'chop' in its original language. It was in the '80s that poke traveled to California, where it became very popular and fused with new fashionable flavors.

Ingredients for 4 people

Dressing

To decorate

Try this vegan poke bowl with watermelon

Preparation

  1. Cook the rice, as usual, cut the watermelon into bite-size cubes.
  2. In a large bowl, mix the dressing ingredients, the jalapeño, the ginger, the lemon zest, the lemon juice, the soy sauce, the sesame oil, and the pinch of salt, add the watermelon and let it sit for a minimum of 10 minutes.
  3. When the rice is ready, divide it into four portions, divide the watermelon between the four dishes. Sprinkle sesame seeds, avocado,  finely sliced purple onion, and chopped fine herbs.

Serve and enjoy!

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Peter O Brien

Peter started out his professional life as a restaurant critic but ended up moving to the kitchen, realizing that his passion didn’t only lie in tasting the food, but MAKING it. Follow his delicious recipes, as well as useful articles about the many benefits healthy and delicious food will bring to your life.+ info

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