Ora King Salmon Poke Bowl

by Maddie
Ora King Salmon Poke Bowl with chopsticks

Are you ready to tantalize your taste buds with a vibrant and nutritious meal? Say hello to our mouthwatering Ora King Salmon Poke Bowl featuring the finest ingredients like succulent Ora King Salmon, nutty wild rice, crisp edamame, refreshing cucumber, creamy avocado, zesty jalapeño fried onions, and a delightful drizzle of ponzu dressing. Top it off with a sprinkle of sesame seeds and a garnish of fresh green onions, and you’ve got yourself a culinary masterpiece!

Why I Love It

This Ora King Salmon Poke Bowl has quickly become one of my all-time favorite dishes. It is incredibly delicious and offers a delightful blend of flavors and textures that make every bite a culinary adventure.

This recipe has everything from the tender and sushi-grade Ora King Salmon to the nutty wild rice and the refreshing crunch of cucumber and edamame.

 

  • Healthy: This recipe not only tantalizes the taste buds but also nourishes the body. It’s packed with nutrient-rich ingredients like sushi-grade Ora King Salmon, wild rice, and fresh vegetables, making it a wholesome and health-conscious choice.

  • Easy: This dish is a breeze, perfect for busy weeknights or when you crave a delightful yet healthy meal without spending hours in the kitchen.

  • Quick: In a matter of minutes, you can assemble a satisfying and healthy meal ready to enjoy, making it an excellent option for those who appreciate a quick yet flavorful and nutritious dish.
     
  • Delicious: The combination of sushi-grade Ora King Salmon, nutty wild rice, crunchy veggies, and zesty Ponzu dressing creates a symphony of flavors and textures that’s downright delicious. It’s a dish that will leave your taste buds dancing with delight.

This Ora King Salmon Poke Bowl ticks all the boxes for convenience, speed, taste, and health, making it a personal favorite for any occasion.

What Are The Ingredients

Ora King Salmon: The star of this poke bowl, Ora King Salmon, boasts unparalleled richness and buttery texture that effortlessly melts in your mouth. Sourced from sustainable fisheries, this premium salmon guarantees an indulgent seafood experience.

 

Black Rice: Black rice, also known as forbidden rice, is a dark and nutty-flavored grain celebrated for its chewy texture, rich antioxidants, and historical significance in various cuisines.
 

Crisp Edamame: These vibrant green soybeans provide a satisfying crunch and a boost of plant-based protein. Not only do they add a pop of color to your bowl, but they also contribute to its nutritional profile.

 

Refreshing Cucumber: Cool and crisp cucumber slices bring a refreshing element to the poke bowl, balancing out the richness of the salmon. Their subtle flavor and high water content make them a hydrating addition to this delightful ensemble.

 

Creamy Avocado: Creamy and luscious avocado slices bring a buttery texture. Packed with healthy fats and fiber, they provide nourishment.

 

Zesty Jalapeño: They infuse the poke bowl with a kick of heat, elevating the overall flavor profile.

 

Fried Onions: These crispy, golden-fried onions provide a delightful crunch.

 

Tangy Ponzu Dressing: A drizzle of ponzu dressing, with its tangy and citrusy notes, adds a burst of flavor that complements the salmon and enhances the freshness of the ingredients. It ties all the components together in a harmonious symphony of taste.

 

Sesame Seeds and Green Onions: Sprinkled with sesame seeds for a nutty touch and garnished with vibrant green onions for a subtle, fresh onion flavor, these finishing touches elevate the bowl’s visual appeal and flavor complexity.

Ora King Salmon Poke Bowl Ingredients

How to Make Ora King Salmon Poke Bowl

Creating this Salmon Poke Bowl is more straightforward than it may seem. Here’s a step-by-step guide to making this delicious dish:

 

  1. Cook Black Rice: Begin by cooking the wild rice according to the package instructions. Once cooked, allow it to cool completely.

  2. Cook Edamame: Cook the edamame beans by filling a small pot with water and bringing it to a boil. Add a pinch of salt, then add the edamame beans. Let them cook for about 5-7 minutes. Once cooked, carefully drain the edamame in a colander. Transfer the cooked edamame to a bowl of ice water to cool quickly. Let them sit in the ice water for a few minutes, then drain.

  3. Build the Bowl:  In a large bowl, combine the cubed Ora King Salmon, cooked wild rice, edamame, diced cucumber, chopped jalapeño, green onions, and slices of ripe avocado.

  4. Dressing: Drizzle the desired amount of Ponzu dressing over the ingredients. Gently toss everything together to ensure all the ingredients are well coated with the flavorful dressing. Divide the poke bowl mixture into individual serving bowls or plates.

  5. Toppings: Sprinkle sesame seeds and crispy fried onions on top of each bowl. These add an extra layer of flavor and a delightful crunch.

 

Serve your Wild Rice Salmon Poke Bowl immediately to enjoy it at its freshest and most flavorful.

Cooked wild rice centered in white bowl and surrounded by poke bowl ingredients ready to be mixed.
Cooked wild rice centered in white bowl with chopped cucumbers
Cooked wild rice centered in white bowl with chopped cucumbers and edamame.
Cooked wild rice centered in white bowl with chopped cucumbers, edamame, and Ora king Salmon.
Cooked wild rice centered in white bowl with chopped cucumbers, edamame, Ora king Salmon, and chopped jalapeños.
Cooked wild rice centered in white bowl with chopped cucumbers, edamame, Ora king Salmon, chopped jalapeños, and green onions.
Cooked wild rice centered in white bowl with chopped cucumbers, edamame, Ora king Salmon, chopped jalapeños, green onions and crispy onions.
Ora King Salmon Poke Bowl
Ora King Salmon Poke Bowl with chopsticks

Tips

  • Sushi-Grade Salmon: When selecting salmon for this recipe, choose sushi-grade salmon. Its freshness and quality are essential for a safe and delicious raw preparation.

  • Ponzu Dressing: Feel free to adjust the amount of Ponzu dressing to suit your taste. Start with a drizzle and add more as needed.

  • Crispy Fried Onions: If you’re short on time, you can use store-bought crispy fried onions. However, making them at home is easy and allows you to control the level of crispiness.

  • Customization: Get creative with your poke bowl! For a sweet twist, add other toppings like sliced radishes, seaweed salad, or even mango.

 

This Wild Rice Salmon Poke Bowl is not just a meal but a culinary experience combining the best flavors and textures. Give it a try, and you’ll understand why it’s become a personal favorite. Enjoy!

Print
clock clock iconcutlery cutlery iconflag flag iconfolder folder iconinstagram instagram iconpinterest pinterest iconfacebook facebook iconprint print iconsquares squares iconheart heart iconheart solid heart solid icon
Ora King Salmon Poke Bowl with chopsticks

Ora King Salmon Poke Bowl


5 Stars 4 Stars 3 Stars 2 Stars 1 Star

No reviews

  • Author: Maddie
  • Total Time: 37 minutes
  • Yield: 2 1x

Description

Discover a healthy and delicious culinary adventure with our Ora King Salmon Poke Bowl recipe. Savor the flavors of sushi-grade salmon, nutty wild rice, fresh vegetables, and zesty Ponzu dressing in this quick and easy dish. Learn how to create a wholesome, flavorful meal perfect for busy nights. Enjoy the taste, texture, and nutrition blend in every bite!


Ingredients

Units Scale
  • 1 cup black rice
  • 6 ounces of edamame beans
  • 6 ounces Ora King Salmon, sushi-grade, cut into 1 inch cubes.
  • 6 ounces cucumber, diced.
  • 1 ripe hass avocado, sliced.
  • 2 ounces green onions, chopped.
  • 1 ounce jalapeño, chopped.
  • 1ounce Fried onions (store-bought or homemade)
  • 2 teaspoons sesame seeds
  • 4 tablespoons Ponzu dressing (store-bought or homemade)

Instructions

  1. Black Rice: Cook the black rice according to the package instructions. Once cooked, let it cool completely.
  2. Cook the Edamame: fill a small pot with water, bring to boil. Add pinch of salt, add edamame, and let it cook for about 5-7 minutes. Once cooked, carefully drain the edamame in a colander. Transfer the cooked edamame to a bowl of ice water to cool quickly. Let it sit in the ice water to a few minutes, then drain.
  3. In a large bowl, combine the cubed Ora King Salmon, cooked black rice, edamame, cucumber, jalapeno, green onions, and avocado slices.
  4. Drizzle the desired amount of ponzu dressing over the ingredients and gently toss to combine, ensuring everything is well coated.
  5. Divide the poke bowl mixture into individual serving bowls or plates.
  6. Sprinkle sesame seeds and crispy fried onions on top of each bowl.
  7. Serve immediately and enjoy!

Notes

Tips

  • Sushi-Grade Salmon: When selecting salmon for this recipe, choose sushi-grade salmon. Its freshness and quality are essential for a safe and delicious raw preparation.
  • Ponzu Dressing: Feel free to adjust the amount of Ponzu dressing to suit your taste. Start with a drizzle and add more as needed.
  • Crispy Fried Onions: If you’re short on time, you can use store-bought crispy fried onions. However, making them at home is easy and allows you to control the level of crispiness.
  • Customization: Get creative with your poke bowl! Add other toppings like sliced radishes, seaweed salad, or even mango for a sweet twist.
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 22 minutes
  • Category: Bowl
  • Method: Toss
  • Cuisine: Hawaian

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 Serving
  • Calories: 646
  • Sugar: 9.2
  • Sodium: 1213.4
  • Fat: 28.6
  • Saturated Fat: 2.7
  • Unsaturated Fat: 0
  • Trans Fat: 0
  • Carbohydrates: 63.8
  • Fiber: 14.2
  • Protein: 31
  • Cholesterol: 0

FAQ

Here are some frequently asked questions (FAQ) for the Wild Rice Salmon Poke Bowl recipe:

 

1. Can I use regular salmon instead of sushi-grade salmon?

While sushi-grade salmon is recommended for its safety and quality in raw preparations, you can use regular cooked salmon to avoid raw fish. Cook the salmon to your desired doneness before adding it to the bowl.

 

2. What can I substitute for Ponzu dressing?

If you don’t have Ponzu dressing, you can make a simple alternative by mixing soy sauce with a splash of citrus juice (such as lemon or lime) and a touch of sweetness (like honey or sugar). Adjust the ratios to taste.

 

3. Can I make this recipe in advance?

While it’s best enjoyed fresh, you can cook the rice and edamame and prepare the rest of the vegetables  in advance and assemble the bowl before serving to maintain the textures and flavors. Store the different components separately in airtight containers in the refrigerator.

 

4. Can I use a different type of rice?

While wild rice is preferred for its unique flavor and texture, you can use other types of rice, like brown rice, jasmine rice, or sushi rice. Remember that the dish’s flavor and texture may vary slightly.

 

5. How spicy is the dish with jalapeño?

The dish’s spiciness depends on how much jalapeño you use and whether you include the seeds and membrane. Adjust the quantity to suit your heat tolerance.

 

6. Can I customize the toppings?

Absolutely! This recipe is highly customizable. Add additional toppings like sliced radishes, seaweed salad, mango, or even pickled ginger to suit your taste preferences.

 

7. How long can leftovers be stored?

Leftovers can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to one day. However, the dish is best enjoyed fresh to maintain its texture and flavor.

 

8. Can I make my own crispy fried onions?

You can make crispy fried onions at home by thinly slicing onions, coating them in flour, and frying them until golden brown. Drain them on paper towels before using.

 

These FAQs should address common questions that may arise when preparing the Wild Rice Salmon Poke Bowl, ensuring a smooth and enjoyable cooking experience.

You may also like

Leave a Comment

Recipe rating 5 Stars 4 Stars 3 Stars 2 Stars 1 Star