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5 from 3 votes
California Style Sushi Bowl
California Sushi Bowl
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
25 mins

Just 9 ingredients and 25 minutes to make this amazing California Sushi Bowl! Shrimp – Avocado – Rice. Super delicious and super healthy. Just SUPERFOOD.

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American, Japanese
Keyword: california sushi bowl, sushi bowl recipe
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 693 kcal
Author: Sabine Venier
For the rice
  • 1 cup basmati rice (185g)
  • 2 cups water (480ml)
  • 1/4 tsp salt
For the bowl
  • 2 red Thai chilis
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 4 avocados
  • 2 tbsp sesame seeds
  • 2 tbsp sesame oil
  • 1 lbs shrimp, peeled and thawed
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  1. Preheat oven to 395°F (200°C).

  2. Add rice, water, and salt in a heavy bottomed pan. Bring rice over high heat to a boil. Once it reached a boil, cover the pan with a lid and transfer to the oven. Cook for 20 minutes.

  3. Meanwhile, mince chili and garlic finely. Slice avocado thinly. Set aside.

  4. Saute sesame seeds in a large frying pan over high heat until lightly browned for about 1 minute. Remove sesame seeds from pan. Set aside. 

  5. Place sesame oil and shrimp in the pan and cook for about 3 minutes over high heat until the shrimp are getting white. Then add garlic and chili and cook additional 1 minute. Season with salt.

  6. Arrange rice, avocado, and shrimp in a bowl and sprinkle with sesame seeds. Serve with soy sauce. Enjoy warm or cold.


Make ahead tip: Prepare the day before and store in the refrigerator for up to 1 day.

Nutrition Facts
California Sushi Bowl
Amount Per Serving
Calories 693 Calories from Fat 360
% Daily Value*
Fat 40g62%
Saturated Fat 5g25%
Cholesterol 285mg95%
Sodium 1195mg50%
Potassium 1139mg33%
Carbohydrates 55g18%
Fiber 14g56%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 31g62%
Vitamin A 295IU6%
Vitamin C 25.2mg31%
Calcium 252mg25%
Iron 4.6mg26%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.