Japanese-Inspired Avocado Toast Recipe

Last Update: September 28, 2022

Satisfying and creamy with just enough crunch, avocado toast has become a favorite breakfast of Instagram foodies and healthy eaters alike. Here’s how to spice up the basic recipe with traditional Japanese flavors—coconut aminos, sesame seeds, and toasted nori. 

Japanese-Inspired Avocado Toast

Yield: 1 serving
Active Time: 5 minutes


1 slice multigrain bread
1 teaspoon olive oil
1 1/2 teaspoons coconut aminos, divided
1/2 avocado, thinly sliced
1 teaspoon lemon
1 tablespoon shredded toasted nori
1 teaspoon sesame seeds
1 teaspoon orange zest
1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper


Toast bread, then brush with olive oil and 1/2 teaspoon coconut aminos. Arrange avocado slices over top and season with lemon juice and remaining teaspoon coconut aminos. Sprinkle with toasted nori, sesame seeds, orange zest, and cayenne.

Photo credit: Paul Delmont

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Merce Muse

Thrive Market Food Editor

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