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It really is an ode to Macha Cafe in Milan. During my recent trip to Milan, I swear, I ate here every single day while I was in Milan. Every single day! The simplicity of these nourishing dishes, is something I wrote home about by the way of Instagram. I still day dream of the amazing meals I had at Macha.
Salmon Sushi Bowl Dinner
What You’ll Need
Salmon Sushi Bowls 1-1 1/2 pounds wild-caught salmon, sushi grade 1 avocado, sliced 1 cucumber, sliced 1 cup edamame 1/4 cup pickled ginger 3 green onion, sliced bonito flakes, to taste 4 sheets nori, cut into strips sesame seeds for garnish Sushi Rice Chili oil (I used @hotmamasalsapdx)
Sushi Rice 2 cups short grain white sushi rice 3 cups Water 2 tablespoons rice vinegar 1 tablespoon coconut aminos (or 1 tbsp sugar) 1/2 tablespoon sea salt
What You’ll Need To Know
Prepare Sushi Rice. Rinse the rice until water runs clear.
Add to water in a medium pan, stirring a few times until water comes to a boil. Cover and reduce heat to low. Cook for about 20 minutes, or until water has evaporated.
Allow rice to cool slightly. In a small bowl, mix the rice vinegar, coconut aminos or sugar and salt. Heat in the microwave for about 30 seconds, then stir until sugar and salt are dissolved. Pour vinegar mixture over the rice and stir until combined.
To assemble Salmon Sushi Bowls, add sushi rice to the bowl. Top with a portion of sliced salmon, avocado, cucumber slices, green onion slices, edamame, pickled ginger, and a few pieces of nori. Drizzle with chili oil. Garnish with sesame seeds and bonito flakes if desired.
Recipe makes 4-5 servings.
* I omitted the edamame since I’m soy-free
Salmon Avocado Bun Burger
What You’ll Need
1 Avocado, peeled, pitted, halved 1/2 cup baby spinach 3oz smoked salmon 1 tbsp dill, chopped 1/2 tbsp coconut aminos Juice from 1/2 lemon Sea salt (coarse or finishing salt flakes) Ground Black pepper Sesame seeds
WHAT YOU’LL NEED TO KNOW
On a small bowl mix together lemon, dill, spinach, sea salt, pepper and toss in salmon. Set aside.
Carefully remove the skins from the avocado halves. Slice off a small portion from the bottom of one of the halves so that they lie flat. This will be the bottom “bun” and place on a flat plate.
Top with salmon and spinach. Place the remaining avocado “buns” on top and sprinkle with sesame seeds and sea salt flakes.
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