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Sushi Rice Bowls with Shrimp

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  • Prep 35 min
  • Total 35 min
  • Servings 4
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Leave the rolling to the sushi masters with this brilliant bowl approach. It’s all of the elements, but way easier. Pro tip: Don’t skip the nori; it’s what provides that signature sushi taste.
Created Jan 22, 2018
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  • 1 1/4 cup frozen shelled edamame
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1 tablespoon toasted sesame oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

  • 2 tablespoons toasted sesame oil
  • 1 lb (500 g) uncooked deveined peeled large shrimp (tail shells removed)
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 2 teaspoons chili garlic sauce
  • 1 teaspoon finely chopped fresh gingerroot

  • 4 cups cooked sushi rice
  • 2 cups shredded carrots
  • 1 medium avocado, peeled, pitted and diced
  • 1/4 cup matchstick-cut cucumber
  • 2 green onions, thinly sliced on the bias
  • 1 large sheet toasted nori, cut in matchsticks
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro leaves
  • 1/4 cup Asian sesame vinaigrette


  • 1
    In medium microwavable bowl, place frozen edamame and water. Cover and microwave 3 to 5 minutes or until steaming. Drain. Stir in 1 tablespoon sesame oil and the salt.
  • 2
    In 12-inch skillet, heat 2 tablespoons sesame oil over medium-high heat. Add shrimp in single layer; cook 1 to 2 minutes, without moving, until shrimp release easily from pan. Stir in soy sauce, honey, chili garlic sauce and gingerroot. Cook 2 to 3 minutes longer, stirring frequently, until shrimp are pink and cooked through. Mixture will be saucy.
  • 3
    Divide rice among 4 bowls. Top with shrimp and sauce, edamame, carrots, avocado and cucumber. Sprinkle with green onions, nori and cilantro. Serve with vinaigrette.

Expert Tips

  • Tip 1
    Nori is the Japanese term for the edible sheets of seaweed that are used to wrap sushi rolls. They are available at Asian grocers or in the Asian section of most grocery stores.

Nutrition Information

630 Calories, 27g Total Fat, 34g Protein, 61g Total Carbs

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 4
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*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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