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Weekly Meal Plan – Autumn Week 2, 2022

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Miso Salmon Sushi Bowl

5 from 1 vote
This bowl of goodness is sure to satisfy your sushi cravings. Seasoned rice, nori, miso and ginger marinated salmon with a side of quick pickled cabbage, creamy avocado and fresh veggies.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings 2 people


  • 2 salmon fillets (125g each) - skin off
  • 1 tsp miso paste
  • 1 tsp maple syrup
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 1/2 cup short grain rice
  • 1 lebanese cucumber - diced
  • 1/2 cup edamame beans - cooked
  • 1/2 avocado - diced
  • 1 cup mixed lettuce leaves
  • 1/2 cup red cabbage - shredded
  • 1/2 tsp sugar
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/3 cup vinegar - rice wine, apple cider or white

Miso Dressing

  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp rice wine vinegar
  • 1 tsp maple syrup
  • 1 tsp miso paste
  • 1 tsp ginger - finely grated
  • 1 tsp sesame oil


  • black and white sesame seeds - toasted
  • sriracha mayo (mayonnaise with a squeeze of sriracha added) 
  • nori sheets - finely sliced


  • Make a quick cabbage pickle. Pop the sugar, salt and vinegar in a glass jar and shake. Put cabbage in a colander and pour boiling water over it. Add cabbage into the jar and set aside. 
  • Marinate the salmon and leave on the bench to bring to room temperature. 
  • Cook rice as per instructions. 
  • Combine all the ingredients for the miso dressing and set aside.
  • Prepare the endamame, cucumber, avocado and lettuce leaves.
  • Cook salmon. Preheat a pan on medium heat with a dash of olive oi for 2 minutes. Pop salmon into the pan and cook for 3 minutes. Flip over and cook for another 2 minutes. Set aside on a plate.
  • Arrange the rice, lettuce, cucumber, endamame, pickled cabbage (squeeze the liquid out before adding) and avocado in a bowl. Pop the salmon on top. 
  • Drizzle with miso dressing, sriracha mayonnaise and garnish with toasted sesame seeds and nori. 

Tips and Variations

Don’t like salmon? This works just as well with chicken or tofu.
Lower carb? Swap the rice for cauliflower rice or do half/half
We love to serve this on a large platter with all the ingredients lined up and everyone gets to make their own.


Calories: 640kcal | Carbohydrates: 60g | Protein: 33g | Fat: 28g

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