Friday, May 29, 2020 - 12:00pm

IG Live Cooking Demo: Taco Rice

Free online cooking demo!

Have you ever had Taco Rice? It's a fusion dish that originated in Okinawa but it combines everything we love here in Hawaii - Flavorful food on top of fluffy rice! 

Join us as we demonstrate how to make this fun and easy dish on Friday 5/29 at 12:00pm on instagram live @downtoearthhi!

Here's the recipe if you want to #CookWithUs!



  • 1 cup cooked rice of choice
  • 1 cup shredded lettuce
  • ¼ cup salsa of choice
  • Optional: ¼ cup shredded vegan cheese

Taco Meat

  • 1 cup textured vegetable protein (TVP)
  • 1 cup vegetable or mushroom broth
  • 1 tablespoon liquid aminos or tamari
  • 1 teaspoon mirin
  • 1 teaspoon toasted sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon taco seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • ¼ teaspoon turmeric

Vegan Sour Cream

  • 1 pack silken tofu, soft
  • 1-2 teaspoons ume plum vinegar
  • Pinch of salt and pepper to taste


1. Heat a pan over medium heat. Sautee onion and garlic until fragrant. Add all the Taco Meat ingredients and turn down heat. Let simmer until liquid is fully absorbed.

2. Make sour cream by blending silken tofu and ume plum vinegar until very smooth. If you can’t find ume plum vinegar, use lemon or lime juice instead.

3. Layer your taco rice bowl: Rice on the bottom, then lettuce, taco meat, cheese, salsa. Top with sour cream and enjoy!


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Friday, May 29, 2020 - 12:00pm


Check our instagram (@downtoearthhi) at 12:00pm on Friday, 5/29!