Teriyaki Tofu & Sesame Avocado Rice Poké Bowl

A poké bowl sums up a dish which looks as good as it is nutritious and delicious! This recipe is packed full of colour and flavour to satisfy the tastebuds for either lunch or dinner on any day of the week.

Serve 3

The sesame avocado:
1 avocado, diced
2 tbsp white sesame seeds
2 tbsp black sesame seeds
Pinch salt

The teriyaki tofu:
300g firm tofu, diced
¼ cup cornstarch
2 tbsp light soy sauce
2 tbsp mirin
1 tbsp raw sugar
1 tsp dark soy sauce
½ cup water
2 tsp cornstarch, dissolved with another 2 tbsp cold water
1 spring onion, sliced
2 cloves garlic, crushed
1-2 tbsp cooking oil

Other ingredients:
1 ½ cup cooked brown rice
1 cup cooked edamame beans
1 cup finely shredded purple cabbage
1 small cucumber, diced

The Method:
Cook rice according to packet instructions

Dice avocado and coat with sesame seeds, set aside

Pat tofu dry and cut into 1cm square cubes and coat each cube with cornstarch evenly

In a frying pan, with medium heat, shallow fry tofu until golden brown and transfer onto a plate, set aside

In a bowl, combine light soy sauce, mirin, raw sugar, dark soy sauce and water – mix well

Return to the pan, with medium-high heat, sauté spring onion and garlic until fragrant

Pour in the sauce mixture and bring to boil then simmer

In a small bowl, dissolve cornstarch with water to make the thickening sauce

Pour thickening sauce into the pan and stir to combine

Add tofu into the pan and toss everything together quickly until the sauce has thickened and the tofu is well coated in the sauce

To make the poke bowl, assemble rice, edamame beans, cabbage, sesame avocado, cucumber and teriyaki tofu and garnish with sliced spring onions, enjoy!

Recipe created for The Avo Tree by Ting Xu @alittlepositivityeveryday


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