Umami Recipes
Umami Recipes

2024

25 Minute Banh Mi Rice Bowls

6 servings

servings

25 minutes

total time

Ingredients

Salad

2 Persian cucumbers, chopped

1 Serrano or jalapeño pepper, seeded and sliced

1 cup mixed fresh herbs, chopped

3 tablespoons mixed sesame seeds and peanuts

2 tablespoons toasted sesame oil

2 tablespoons lime juice

1 avocado, cubed

Meat

2 tablespoons sesame or olive oil

1 1/2 pounds ground chicken or ground pork

2 shallots, chopped

4 cloves garlic, chopped

1/2 cup tamari

2 tablespoons fish sauce

1-3 tablespoons chili paste

2 tablespoons maple syrup

1 cup shredded or pickled carrots

1/3 cup pickled ginger

3-4 cups cooked rice, for serving

spicy mayo, for serving

Directions

1. To make the salad. Combine everything in a bowl and gently toss. Season with salt 2. To Make the meat. In a bowl, mix the tamari, fish sauce, chili paste, and maple syrup. Add 1/3 cup water. Set a few tablespoons of the sauce aside for serving, if desired. 3. Heat the oil, meat, shallots, and garlic in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Cook, breaking up the meat as it cooks, until browned, 5 minutes. Add the sauce. Cook another 5 minutes, until the meat is crispy. Add the pickled ginger, and let cook for 1 minute. Remove from the heat. 3. Spoon the meat over bowls of rice. Top with the herb salad, pickled carrots, and spicy mayo. Drizzle over the extra sauce. Enjoy!

Nutrition

Serving Size

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Calories

530 kcal

Total Fat

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Saturated Fat

-

Unsaturated Fat

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Trans Fat

-

Cholesterol

-

Sodium

-

Total Carbohydrate

-

Dietary Fiber

-

Total Sugars

-

Protein

-

6 servings

servings

25 minutes

total time
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