“Toastest with the Mostest” Pokecado Toast with California Avocado

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Serves: 12

12 slices artisan sourdough bread with sesame (8.5”x 3.5”x 0.75” width) Sesame Miso Spread (recipe follows) 12 Fresh California Avocado, peeled, seeded, mashed 2 Tbsp. lemon juice 1 1/2 cups baby arugula (¾ oz.) Salmon Poke (recipe follows) Wasabi-Citrus Sauce (recipe follows) As needed Himalayan pink salt, freshly ground pepper and Furikake for garnish Sesame Miso Spread (Yield: ¾ cup) 1/4 cup water (2 oz.) 1 Tbsp. mellow white miso 1/3 cup ground sesame (2 ¾ oz.) 2 garlic cloves, minced 2 tsp. lemon juice 1 Tbsp. soy sauce Salmon Poke (Yield: 6 cups) 1 1/2 lb. sushi grade salmon, diced 6 oz. cucumber, thinly sliced 6 Tbsp. white onion, thinly sliced (1 ½ oz.) 3/4 cup chopped green onion (1 ½ oz.) 6 Tbsp. edamame (1 ½ oz.) 2 1/2 cups Wasabi-Citrus Sauce Wasabi-Citrus Sauce (Yield: 2 ½ cups) 1/2 cup soy sauce (4 oz.) 1 cup lemon juice (8 oz.) 1/2 cup olive oil (4 oz.) 2 tsp. sesame oil 2 tsp. grated ginger 3 Tbsp. minced garlic 2 Tbsp. wasabi powder 2 Tbsp. black sesame seeds

Sesame Miso Spread:

  1. Whisk all ingredients together.

Wasabi-Citrus Sauce:

  1. Whisk all ingredients together.

Salmon Poke:

  1. Gently mix all ingredients together to coat.


  1. Mix the mashed avocado with the lemon juice. Season with Himalayan pink salt.
  2. Spread 1 Tbsp. of the Sesame Miso Spread on each slice of bread. Top each with ½ cup of the mashed avocado. Top with 3-4 arugula leaves. Top each with ½ cup of the Salmon Poke. Garnish, to taste, with Himalayan pink salt, freshly ground pepper and Furikake.

*Large avocados are recommended for this recipe. A large avocado averages about 8 ounces. If using smaller or larger size avocados adjust the quantity accordingly.

Did You Know?

There are many more breakfast recipes featuring California Avocados on this site. You also can find avocado tips, tricks and usage ideas.

As with all fruits and vegetables, wash avocados before cutting. Check out our tips for how to choose and use California Avocados


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