Seared salmon sushi bowls

Ever wonder how to recreate that delectable seared salmon sushi bowl you had at your favourite Japanese restaurant? We at AH7 are here to guide you through it! Dive into the wonderful world of sushi bowls, packed with the vibrant flavours of fresh ingredients and the star of the show – perfectly seared salmon. This recipe will make you forget all about take-outs!

This recipe serves 2

Ingredients Required FOR Seared salmon sushi bowls

For the Seared Salmon:

– 2 salmon fillets (about 6 ounces or 170 grams each)
– 1 tablespoon olive oil (15 ml)
– Salt and pepper, to taste

For the Sushi Rice:

– 1 cup sushi rice (200 grams)
– 1 1/2 cups water (375 ml)
– 2 tablespoons rice vinegar (30 ml)
– 1 tablespoon sugar (15 grams)

For the Bowl:

– 1 cucumber, thinly sliced
– 1 avocado, sliced
– 1 carrot, grated
– 2 sheets nori (seaweed), shredded
– 4 tablespoons soy sauce (60 ml)
– 2 tablespoons sesame seeds

Preparation time: 20 minutes
Cooking time: 30 minutes

Nutritional Facts per Serving FOR Seared salmon sushi bowls

Calories: 700 kcal
Protein: 40g
Carbohydrates: 70g
Fat: 30g
Fibre: 8g

Step-by-Step Instructions

1. Preparing the Sushi Rice

– Rinse the sushi rice under cold water until the water runs clear.
– Add the washed rice and water to a saucepan.
– Cover the saucepan and bring it to a boil.
– Reduce the heat to low, let it simmer for 15-20 minutes until all the water is absorbed.
– In a small bowl, mix together the rice vinegar and sugar until the sugar is dissolved.
– Add this mixture to the cooked rice, gently folding it in.

2. Cooking the Salmon

– Season the salmon fillets with salt and pepper.
– Heat the olive oil in a skillet over medium-high heat.
– Place the salmon fillets skin-side down in the skillet.
– Cook for about 4-5 minutes on each side, until the salmon is fully cooked and slightly crispy.

3. Assembling the Seared Salmon Sushi Bowls

– Divide the sushi rice between two bowls.
– Arrange the cucumber, avocado, and carrot on top of the rice.
– Place the seared salmon on top.
– Drizzle with soy sauce and sprinkle with shredded nori and sesame seeds.

Tips FOR Seared salmon sushi bowls

– Always wash sushi rice to remove excess starch.
– Do not overcook the salmon. It should be slightly crispy on the outside and tender on the inside.

Serving Suggestions FOR Seared salmon sushi bowls

Enjoy your seared salmon sushi bowls with a side of miso soup or some edamame for a full Japanese dining experience. Don’t forget to pair it with a cup of warm green tea for the ultimate comfort. Whether you’re a sushi aficionado or a first-timer, these seared salmon sushi bowls are sure to impress!

This recipe of seared salmon sushi bowls gives you a taste of authentic Japanese cuisine right at your home. Whether it’s a casual dinner or a special occasion, these seared salmon sushi bowls are guaranteed to be a hit.

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