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Watermelon Poke Bowl

This is freshness to the power of 10. A salty marinade balances perfectly alongside the sweetness of the watermelon, and then a party of fresh ingredients make this light dinner easy and delicious.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time4 hrs
Total Time4 hrs 15 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: watermelon recipes, poke bowl, watermelon, heealthy reicpes, healthy bowls
Servings: 4 servings

Ingredients

For the watermelon poke marinade

  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp sesame oil
  • 1 tsp rice wine vinegar
  • 1 tsp honey
  • 2 chopped green onions
  • 4 cups cubed watermelon

For the bowl

  • 1 cup short grain brown rice, cooked according to package directions
  • 1 avocado, sliced
  • 1 carrot, thinly sliced
  • 1 cucumber, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup crushed macadamia nuts
  • 1 sliced green onion
  • 1 tbsp sesame seeds

Ginger Mayo

  • 1/4 cup vegenaise mayo
  • 1/4 tsp grated ginger

Instructions

For the watermelon poke

  • In a small bowl, whisk the soy sauce, olive oil, sesame oil, rice wine vinegar, honey and chopped green onions. Pour the marinade into a large bowl or airtight bag and add the watermelon. Coat the watermelon in the marinade and place in the refrigerator. Chill for up to 4 hours.

For the bowl

  • Divide rice between bowls. Remove the watermelon pieces from the marinade with a slotted spoon and add to bowls. Garnish with sliced cucumber, sliced carrot, avocado, macadamia nuts and green onion. Drizzle with ginger mayo and sprinkle with sesame seeds. 

For the mayo

  • In a small bowl, add the mayo and grate a small bit of ginger right into the mayo, about 1/4 tsp. Stir and taste. Add a tiny bit of rice wine vinegar to loosen the consistency so you can drizzle it.