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Salmon Rice Bowl – A Delicious Way To Spice Up Your Lunch


I love rice. In my opinion it's just about a comfort food. This salmon rice bowl is everything you'll ever want in a rice dish. And the great thing is, it's so simple and easy to make. All you need is fresh or canned salmon, rice, sriracha, mayo, paprika, and that's about it. The outcome is a creamy, zesty, spicy rice dish. It's certainly something everybody will love.

Cooking Method ,
Cuisine ,
Difficulty Intermediate
Prep Time: 10 mins Cook Time: 12 mins Total Time: 22 mins
Servings 2
Calories 521
Best Season Suitable throughout the year

I love rice. It just seems healthy and somewhat refreshing. As I mentioned earlier, it's just about a comfort food. Well, if you believe that, this salmon rice bowl will knock your socks off. So easy and so delicious. 

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  • 2 medium salmon filets - about 350 grams
  • 2 cups cooked rice
  • 1/4 cup mayo
  • 2 tablespoons sriracha
  • 1 teaspoon black sesame seeds
  • 1 teaspoon white sesame seeds
  • 1 medium green onion, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons oil for frying
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 5 drops sesame oil
  • 6 medium pieces of dried seaweed
  1. Season the salmon on both sides with salt and pepper. Add oil to a pan over medium high heat. Place the salmon in and sear and cook until cooked through. 

  2. Place the rice into a bowl of your choice and put the salmon filet over it. Using two forks, flake it over the rice. 

  3. Add in the mayo and sriracha. Save a little of each to drizzle over the top and sriracha (about 1 tbsp). Add the sesame oil over the top. Gently mix until combined.

  4. Add the roasted seaweed to the side of the bowl. Drizzle the saved sriracha in mail over the top. Garnish with the black, white sesame seeds, and green onions.

  5. Serve and enjoy your salmon rice bowl. 

Nutrition Facts

Servings 1

Amount Per Serving
Calories 521kcal
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 18.9g30%
Saturated Fat 2.7g14%
Cholesterol 75mg25%
Sodium 1102mg46%
Potassium 579.99mg17%
Total Carbohydrate 56g19%
Dietary Fiber 1.8g8%
Sugars 0.3g
Protein 26g52%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs. Nutritional values are a within reason estimate and my vary depending on several factors.


As always, adjust the ingredients and amounts according to your liking.

You can use canned salmon; although, it's not as good. If you do, immediately mix it in with the rice and add the seasoning.

Be sure to remove any bones if you are using fresh salmon. You can also remove the skin if you like.

Keywords: Rice, Salmon, 30 Minute Recipes, Easy Recipes
David Hood
A Food Blogger

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Hey, I’m David Hood And I’m so happy you’re here!! So many of my favorite memories in life seem to take place around the table, especially when surrounded by people I love. And of course, all the better when nourished by some seriously delicious foodHappy Cooking! 

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