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Japanese angelfish poke bowls, on the braai!

For a healthy and sustainable meal, these Japanese angelfish poke bowls tick all the right boxes! You can prepare the fish over the braai and assemble the bowl together, all in no time.


For the rice
2 cups sushi rice
3 cups water
3 tbsp rice-wine vinegar
For the fish
2 angelfish fillets, cubed
2 tbsp vegetable oil
For the dressing
¼ cup soy sauce
2 tbsp honey
2 tbsp mayonnaise
1 tbsp sesame oil
To serve
1 avocado, sliced
Handful coriander
Handful baby spinach
2 carrots, ribboned
6 baby cucumbers, ribboned
Sesame seeds, to sprinkle
1 lime, wedges

For the rice
1. Heat a potjie over medium coals and cook the rice according to packet instructions. Stir through the vinegar and set aside.
For the fish
1. Rub the angelfish with oil and season well.
2. Heat a braai pan over hot coals. Flash-fry the fish for 3 min per side.
For the dressing
1. Combine all the ingredients and pour over the fish. Set aside.
To serve
1. Divide the rice between bowls and top with sliced avo, coriander, spinach, carrots and baby cucumber. Add fish and sprinkle with sesame seeds. Pop a lime wedge on the side and serve.

Recipe & styling: Amerae Vercueil
Photography: Samantha Pinto //

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