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Poke Bros Guide to Proteins

 

If you’ve tried one of our poke bowls, you know that the bowl starts off with your choice of rice, lettuce, or chips as a base. Next you chose from a variety of vegetables or premium ingredients. Protein is the next, and arguably the most important, step in the bowl building process. We have several protein choices to choose from including: salmon, shrimp, chicken, spicy tuna, octopus, ahi tuna, marinated tuna, and spicy salmon. While being the delicious center piece of any meal, protein is known as a building block of the body due to its necessity in the diet.

 

The Benefits of Proteins in the Body

 

Salmon

Pros: Rich in Omega-3 Fatty Acids, and essential nutrient your body needs but doesn’t produce. High in B vitamins which are great for energy and reducing inflammation. A good source of potassium, this nutrient can lower blood pressure.

 

Suggested Combo: White rice, salmon, seaweed, jalapeno, sweet onion, edamame, cucumber, and OG sace.

Shrimp

 

Pros: Shrimp are pretty low in calories compared to other proteins. They contain high amounts of B12 and two antioxidants, one which is known to reduce inflammation and the other fights free radicals in the blood stream.

 

Suggested Combo: Brown rice, shrimp, Sweet Onion, edamame, carrots, avocado, sesame seeds, and coconut ginger sauce.

 

Chicken

 

Pros: This option is low in fat and burns clean in the body. Chicken is chocked full of selenium, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin B3. Chicken has also been shown to lower cholesterol.

 

Suggested Combo: Chips, chicken, sweet onion, avocado, jalapenos, crispy onions, and sriracha aioli.

 

Tuna

 

Pros: Tuna is a good source of omega-3 fatty acids which has anti-inflammatory properties. Tuna can also help reduce blood pressure. This fish is very low in fats and contains 50% of the daily recommended dose of Vitamin A.

 

Suggested Combo: White rice, tuna, carrots, green onion, cucumber, toasted coconut, and wasabi aioli.

 

Octopus

 

Pros: This protein option is low in fat and contains vitamin b-12. Octopus is high in iron and selenium. Selenium is acts as an antioxidant in that body that rids free radicals.

 

Suggested Combo: White rice, octopus, carrots, ginger, edamame, tempura flakes, crispy onions, and ponzu

 

No matter which protein choice you go with, you’re sure to have a nutritious meal packed full of flavor. Don’t forget you can order ahead and skip the line on our website.

 

2017-06-22T10:00:06+00:00

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