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Watermelon Poke Bowls

Cool, crunchy and refreshing

How long will it take?

20 minutes

What’s the serving size?

Serves 4


What do I need?

For the dressing

  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon peanut oil
  • 1 tablespoon minced ginger
  • 2 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • Juice of 1 lime                     
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds
  • 1 teaspoon chilli sauce

For the Bowls

  • 6 cups cubed watermelon
  • ½ cucumber, thinly sliced
  • ¼ cup pickled ginger
  • 1 cup sprouts or pea shoots
  • ½ cup spring onions, thinly sliced
  • 1 avocado, thinly sliced
  • ½ cup peanuts
  • 2 tablespoons sesame seeds

How do I make it?

  1. To make the dressing, in a small bowl whisk the soy sauce with the rice vinegar to combine. Gradually add the peanut oil and sesame oil, whisking well to combine. Stir in the ginger, lime juice, sriracha and sesame seeds.
  2. To build the bowls, divide the watermelon, scallions, cucumber, avocado, and ginger among four bowls. Garnish each with 2 tablespoons peanuts, ¼ cup microgreens or sprouts and ½ tablespoon sesame seeds.
  3. Pour the dressing into the bowls. Serve immediately.

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