(courtesy of Laughing Planet Café. Serves 4)
One of Laughing Planet’s most popular, the Thai Bowl is full of grains, veggies, and a tasty peanut sauce. It is designed for either vegetarians or carnivores.
Note: The recipe proceeds in several steps. Most of them can be done ahead of time. But it is best to read the recipe thoroughly, and then plan your approach.
3 cups short-grain brown rice, cooked
1½ cups broccoli florets, steamed al dente or to preferred doneness
8 ounces green beans, sautéed
12 ounces baked tofu or grilled chicken breast
12 ounces peanut sauce
2 cups cilantro-lime slaw
To assemble salad: In each bowl, serve ¾ cup cooked brown rice. Top with 3 ounces (about ¼ cup) broccoli, followed by 2 ounces sautéed green beans, 3 ounces baked tofu or grilled chicken, then 6 tablespoons peanut sauce. Finish with ½ cup cilantro-lime slaw.