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Salmon, Avocado & Mango Poke Bowl

Updated: Sep 26, 2023


Salmon Avocado & Mango Poke Bowl
Salmon Avocado & Mango Poke Bowl

The marinated salmon, tender and delicate, mingles with the creamy richness of avocado and the sweet vivacity of ripe mango. The ingredients dance in a sea of flavours, unified by a soy-infused symphony that pays homage to both the land and the sea. With each forkful, I am transported to a tropical haven, where the balance of textures and the boldness of spices reflect the diverse tapestry of cultures.


This Salmon, Avocado, and Mango Poke Bowl is more than a dish—it is an ode to the fusion of flavours and the art of crafting harmony from disparate elements. It is a journey through taste and texture, where each bite is a story waiting to be savoured.


As I indulge, I am reminded that food is not just nourishment; it is a passport to the world's culinary treasures, a gateway to understanding and connection.


So, let us embark on a culinary odyssey, a symphony of flavours that celebrates the alluring dance of land and sea in the Salmon, Avocado, and Mango Poke Bowl.



Salmon, Avocado, and Mango Poke Bowl Recipe for 4 People


Ingredients:

For the Marinade:

- 1/4 cup soy sauce

- 1 tablespoon sesame oil

- 1 tablespoon rice vinegar

- 1 teaspoon grated ginger

- 1 teaspoon honey or brown sugar


For the Poke Bowl:

- 1 lb (450g) fresh salmon fillet, skin removed, cubed

- 2 ripe avocados, cubed

- 2 ripe mangoes, cubed

- 1 cup cooked sushi rice, quinoa, or mixed greens

- 1 cucumber, thinly sliced

- 1/4 cup chopped green onions

- 1 tablespoon sesame seeds

- Optional toppings: sliced radishes, seaweed, micro greens


Instructions:

1. In a bowl, whisk together all the ingredients for the marinade until well combined.


2. Gently toss the cubed salmon in the marinade, ensuring each piece is coated. Cover and refrigerate for about 30 minutes to allow the flavours to meld.


3. Assemble the base of your poke bowl by layering cooked sushi rice, quinoa, or mixed greens in individual serving bowls.


4. Arrange the marinated salmon, cubed avocado, and cubed mango on top of the base.


5. Garnish with thinly sliced cucumber, chopped green onions, and sesame seeds.


6. For an extra burst of colour and flavour, add optional toppings such as sliced radishes, seaweed, or micro greens.


7. Drizzle the remaining marinade over the ingredients or serve it on the side for those who desire an extra punch of flavour.


8. Delight in the harmonious marriage of textures and flavours in the Salmon, Avocado, and Mango Poke Bowl, and relish the symphony of tastes that evoke the essence of a coastal paradise.


Suggested Side Dishes:

- Edamame beans

- Seaweed salad

- Pickled ginger and wasabi


Equipment Needed:

- Mixing bowl for preparing the marinade

- Cutting board and knife for cubing ingredients

- Individual serving bowls for assembling the poke bowls


Commonly Made Mistakes and Points of Care:

1. Freshness is Key: Use high-quality, fresh salmon and ripe avocados and mangoes for the best flavour and texture.


2. Balancing Marinade: Adjust the ingredients in the marinade to achieve the desired balance of salty, sweet, and tangy flavours.


3. Cubing Technique: Cut the salmon, avocados, and mangoes into uniform cubes for consistent texture in each bite.


4. Marinating Time: Don't over-marinate the salmon to avoid overpowering the delicate flavours. Aim for around 30 minutes.


5. Customisation: Feel free to personalise your poke bowl with your favourite toppings and base options, such as sushi rice, quinoa, or mixed greens.


6. Assembly: Arrange the ingredients artfully, allowing the vibrant colours and textures to shine.


7. Enjoy Immediately: Assemble and enjoy the poke bowl immediately after adding the toppings to maintain the freshness and integrity of the ingredients.


Indulge in the vibrant symphony of flavours with the Salmon, Avocado, and Mango Poke Bowl, and let its fusion of ingredients transport you to a tropical paradise. Savour the balance of textures and tastes, and celebrate the joy of crafting a dish that harmoniously unites elements from both land and sea. Bon appétit!

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