Recipe of the Month: Pokebowl!

Date Posted: 27/09/2017 4:28:23 PM
Posted By: Tara Connolly

RECIPE: Californian “pokebowl” Craze

The californian “pokebowl” craze has hit our shores. Check out our chefs HOT, FRESH easy peasy recipe…

poked bowl


  • 430g (2 cups) sushi rice, rinsed
  • 2 tablespoons sushi seasoning
  • 500g sashimi-grade tuna steaks, cut into 1cm pieces
  • 1 green shallot, thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 teaspoons sesame oil
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons rice wine vinegar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons sesame seeds, lightly toasted
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried chilli flakes
  • 1 large avocado, cut into 1cm pieces
  • Pickled ginger, to serve
  • Shallow-fried wonton wrappers, to serve (optional)


  1. Cook rice following the packet directions.
  2. Stir in the sushi seasoning.
  3. Melt remaining butter in same frypan and sauté bacon, leek, mushrooms and garlic over medium heat until leek is softened and bacon is slightly golden and caramelised.
  4. Combine tuna, shallot, soy sauce, sesame oil, vinegar, sesame seeds and chilli in a glass or ceramic bowl.
  5. Divide the rice among bowls. Top with tuna mixture and avocado.
  6. Serve with the pickled ginger and wonton wrappers

Or... try it with noodles!