Shrimp and Steak rice bowl with fresh peanut sauce

Good Things Utah

Dave Prows, executive chef of the Reef Cafe at Loveland Living Planet Aquarium was in studio today. We love it when he is, and we know you’ll love his recipe for this tasty shrimp and steak rice bowl with fresh peanut sauce. Be sure to watch both segments to see the full dish!

Shrimp and Steak rice bowl, fresh peanut sauce

Peanut Sauce


½ cup peanut butter, creamy

2 Tbs soy sauce

1 Tbs rice vinegar

2 Tbs sweet chile sauce

1 Tbs sesame oil

1 Tbs honey

1 tsp lime juice

1 tsp garlic fresh and minced

1 tsp ginger fresh and grate

2 tbs green onion, slice thinly

Mix the first 9 ingredients together in a mixing bowl. When sauce is totally blended, add the sliced green onion and mix together.

Bowl construction

1 scoop jasmine rice cooked and hot

3 oz steak slices cooked

4 each jumbo shrimp cooked

2 Tbs peanut sauce

2 cups vegetables, blanched and chilled (shocked)

1 Tbs sesame oil

Add the sesame oil to a sauté pan over a medium flame or med heat. Add the vegetables and sauté for 2-3 minutes, stirring constantly to avoid sticking.

Place the rice in the center of the plate and spread the vegetables over the top of the rice

Place the cooked steak and shrimp on top and drizzle the peanut sauce over the entire plate

Dive in

Deena Manzanares
Deena Marie Manzanares is a Utah native, but lived in NYC for a few years while attending the Atlantic Theater Company Acting School. Locally, she has worked as a professional actor for years in both stage and film.

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