Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Brown Rice Sushi Bowls

 Sterling and I love our Monday sushi nights but I was wanting to try something different this week.
I have to thank my good friend Erin for sharing this recipe with me. I remembered her mentioning she made these bowls before so I set out to make my own.  There are a million different ways you can make the bowls, it basically boils down to how you like your sushi.  I love raw sushi but I was not brave enough to attempt my bowl with raw meat.  Crab is Sterling's favorite so I used the good ole "K" krab:)  Gotta be honest I don't hate the imitation crab.   My friend Erin said that she uses shrimp and the crab in her bowls so that is another option.  I have a feeling fresh crab would also be amazing.   You can sub white rice if you want but I was trying to make ours healthier.  Erin also recommended spicy mayo (mayo + sriracha) but I omitted that too and just used soy sauce.  
If you like just a veggie bowl try adding in sliced radish, pineapple and or edamame.  The options are endless.  This was an easy weeknight meal I will be making again.

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- Brown rice cooked
- 1 avocado diced
- 2 carrots Julienned
- 1 cucumber Julienned
- 3 green onions sliced
- 1 pack imitation crab meat (or fresh crab)
- soy sauce
- Sriracha
- sesame seeds
- rice wine vinegar

Cook rice according to package. I drizzled mine with some rice wine vinegar for extra flavor.  Mix together soy with a drizzle of sriracha  Layer all in a bowl and serve with the soy sauce and garnish with sesame seeds.


Unknown said...

Yum, that sounds good!! I will try it soon. I *love* sashimi as well but don't think I'd try it at home either. Not sure the fam would like crab so I'll try shrimp first.

My Life as A Plate said...

I absolutely love this idea. Such a great way to make sushi without the fuss of rolling it.

Georgia Glam said...

That looks delicious! I don't hate imitation crab either...but I think I might have to ease my way into adding anything raw into the bowl. However, ahi tuna wouldn't be a bad option!

Jennifer@The Chronicles of Home said...

This just blew my mind - such a DUH moment. I've never been brave enough to actually make sushi at home and this is the perfect way to get the flavor without the fuss!

KatiePerk said...

This looks delicious! I love dinners like that.

Jenn @ Bliss to Bean said...

What a fun and perfect idea for home!! Totally going to try it.

Jen Kelly said...

Look amazingly delicious! I told a Japanese friend of mine one I liked sashimi. I promptly received a invite for dinner. Her husband had come back from sea fishing and I was served sliced raw fish he had caught, and a lot of it. It have been briefly marinated with some soy sauce and chilli. I was nervous at first once I tried it, I found it ok - but too chewy. Yours looks more up my street!

Erica Cook said...

This looks amazing. Thanks for always providing such genius ideas for those of us who are stuck in a constant domestic rut. xoxo