Chicken Poke Bowl

This vibrant dish combines the flavors of tender, marinated chicken with an array of fresh vegetables and savory toppings, all resting on a bed of wholesome quinoa.

Chicken Poke Bowl

Discover an explosion of flavors and colors with this chicken poke bowl. Inspired by Hawaiian cuisine, this dish combines freshness, balance and exoticism.
It is a perfect dish for a balanced lunch break or for a light and nourishing dinner.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Resting time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 4


  • 1 bowl
  • 1 small bowl
  • 4 individual bowls or salad plates


For the chicken

  • 4 chicken breasts (450 g - cubed)
  • 4 tbsp sesame oil
  • 4 tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp honey (or maple syrup)
  • 2 limes

For the quinoa

  • 1 cup quinoa (180 g) rinsed and cooked according to package instructions

For the toppings

  • 1 cucumber
  • 1 cup edamame (150 g)
  • 2 avocados
  • 2 cups red cabbage (200 g - shredded)
  • 1 cup carrots (100 g - shredded)
  • 4 radishes (sliced)
  • 1 tbsp sesame seeds (white or black or both)

For the sesame ginger sauce

  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 tsp sesame oil
  • 1 lime
  • 2 tsp ginger (grated or powder ground ginger)
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • salt and pepper


  • Marinate the Chicken: in a bowl, combine soy sauce, sesame oil, honey, grated ginger, and minced garlic. Add cubed chicken and marinate for at least 20 minutes (you can leave it to marinate overnight - don't forget to cover it).
  • Cook Quinoa: rinse quinoa and cook according to package instructions. Once cooked, fluff with a fork.
  • Cook Chicken: in a skillet over medium heat, cook the marinated chicken until fully cooked and slightly caramelized. Set aside.
  • Prepare Toppings: slice cucumber, avocado, radish, and gather other toppings like edamame, shredded carrots.
  • Prepare the sesame ginger sauce: in a small bowl, mix soy sauce, sesame oil, lime, ginger, garlic, salt and pepper.
  • Assemble the Poke Bowl: in individual bowls, layer the quinoa as the base. Arrange the cooked chicken and various toppings artistically on top. Drizzle the sesame ginger sauce and sprinkle with sesame seeds.


  • Feel free to replace quinoa with rice.
  • Customize your poke bowl with additional toppings like mango, pineapple, cucumber or sesame seeds.
  • Adjust the level of spiciness by adding chili flakes.
  • Feel free to swap chicken for tofu, shrimp, chickpea or your choice of protein.
Keyword Dairy free, gluten free, Healthy, Quick & Easy
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