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Poke Bowls

Poke means “to cut or slice” in Hawaiian and is a really convenient and nutritious way to eat a meal.

They seem to be on trend at the moment (which tends to mean they can be quite pricey to buy on the run). This recipe is a mix between one I found in a Hairy Bikers recipe book and one from Miguel Barclay latest One Pound Meal book. I’ve made amendments based on what I had in my cupboard (for example I didn’t have balsamic glaze or soy sauce. So I used Teriyaki and balsamic vinegar instead).

Cooking doesn’t get lazier than this, so if you’re looking for something super tasty, quick, healthy AND cost effective then this is a must try!

Ingredients (for one portion):

Handful of cooked Prawns

75g Rice

4 Asparagus, trimmed

1/2 Carrot, ribboned

Handful of Green beans, chopped evenly

Sesame seeds

1tbsp balsamic vinegar

1tbsp Sesame seed oil

1tbsp Teriyaki sauce


Begin by boiling the rice. When cooked & cooled spoon into a bowl. Quickly blanch the asparagus and green beans (2 mins in boiling water) and drain. Arrange in the bowl and pop a handful of prawns next to them.

Mix together the balsamic, sesame oil and teriyaki sauces to create the dressing.

Drizzle then dressing over the ingredients in the bowl and enjoy!

Author: tahliacarly

Just the two of us, sharing our mummy, fitness and recipe tips/ideas

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