Chicken Poke Bowl

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WHAT'S SPECIAL
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

Embracing the essence of Hawaiian cuisine, this Chicken Poke Bowl is a celebration of vibrant colors, textures, and a harmonious blend of tastes that will transport your taste buds to a tropical paradise.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Resting time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine American, Hawaiian
Servings 4

Equipment

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

Ingredients
  

For the chicken

  • 4 chicken breast (boneless, skinless, 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
  • 2 avocados
  • 2 cups red cabbage (shredded)
  • 1 cup carrots (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 grated ginger (or powder ground ginger)
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • salt and pepper

Instructions
 

  • 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.

Notes

  • 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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