This coconut jasmine rice with sesame tofu is the proper Asian-inspired buddha bowl! It’s loaded with edamame, pickled cabbage, and clean veggies, all on pinnacle of delicious coconut-infused rice!

i recently saw an episode of a show called ‘mind of a chef’ on Netflix that changed into all approximately rice. even as I already knew we've got many kinds of rice, (white rice, brown rice, sushi rice…and many others.) I did no longer recognize the volume of complex and specific each form of rice is. It become honestly simply charming!


  • 1 1/4 cup water
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 1/2 cups jasmine rice
  • 1 can light coconut milk


  • 1 tbsp rice wine vinegar
  • 1 tbsp maple syrup
  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil (for cooking)
  • sesame seeds
  • 1 block organic tofu
  • 1 tbsp sesame oil
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce


  • 1 cup white vinegar
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup thinly sliced cabbage
  • 1/4 cup thinly sliced radishes
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp sugar


  • shredded carrots
  • edamame beans
  • sliced avocado,
  • sliced cucumber


  1. upload your coconut milk, water, and salt to a medium pot and convey to a boil.
  2. upload to your Jasmine rice, cowl, and let simmer on low for 18 minutes. (Don’t peek!) as soon as your rice is performed, put off from the detail, do away with top, and permit cool.
  3. whilst your rice is cooking, put together your tofu.
  4. Slice the tofu as you please, and region in a bowl with sesame oil, soy sauce, rice vinegar, and maple syrup. permit sit down and marinade for 15-30 minutes.
  5. whilst your tofu is marinading, put together your picked veggies.
  6. upload your cabbage and radishes in bowl or Tupperware with vinegar, water, salt and sugar. (I put together mine in 2 separate packing containers.)
  7. permit sit for 15 minutes.
  8. Now allow’s prepare dinner the tofu.
  9. In a medium saucepan, warmth vegetable oil on medium-high heat.
  10. do away with tofu from marinade, and add to pan. convey warmness down to medium and cook on each side till golden brown, approximately three-four mins a aspect.
  11. as soon as tofu is cooked toss with sesame seeds.
  12. Serve your bowls with rice, tofu, pickled vegetables, and other non-obligatory toppings. top with favored soy sauce. (I propose Maggie’s to go with the coconut rice!)

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