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Watermelon Poke

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    Watermelon Poke

    Dressing (yields about 1 qt)

    • 2 oz minced ginger
    • 2 oz minced garlic
    • 4 lemons, juiced
    • ¾ cup soy sauce
    • ¾ cup mirin
    • 2 ½ cups 10% oil
    • 1 tsp chili flake
    • 1 tsp ground black pepper
    • 1 tbs sesame oil
    • ½ cup maple syrup

    Instructions:

    • Finely mince the garlic and ginger. Put all in the blender and puree.

    Sticky Rice

    Ingredients:

    • 2 c sushi rice
    • 2 ½ c water
    • 1 tsp kosher salt
    • 2 tbs Mirin
    Instructions:
    • Soak rice in cold water for a half hour or more then strain and rinse with more cold water.
    • Add rinsed rice and 2 ½ c water with salt to rice cooker and turn on for automatic timer or set to 15-20 minutes of cook time and let stand 5 minutes, then toss with Mirin.

    Assembly

    Ingredients:

    • 1 c medium dice seedless watermelon
    • 1 bunch scallion
    • 1 tsp sesame seeds
    • 1 radish, shaved thin
    • ¼ cucmber, shaved thin
    • ½ avocado, medium dice
    Instructions:

    • Place 1 cup of warm (or cold) cooked sticky rice in bottom of dish.
    •  Dress watermelon with 1 oz of dressing and put on top of rice. Garnish the top of dish with rest of ingredients

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