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16 Best Salmon Rice Bowl Recipes

Looking for your next favorite salmon rice bowl recipe? We’ve got you covered! Rice bowls make the perfect one-dish meal, and they are usually pretty easy to make and offer a wide variety of options when it comes to ingredients and flavors. Furthermore, the addition of salmon adds a unique and delicious twist.

Salmon Rice Bowl Recipes

Salmon is jam-packed with health benefits, including protein, vitamin B12, omega-3 fatty acids, potassium, and so much more. Salmon is good for your heart health, improving your memory, and strengthening your bones.

What’s not to love about that?

If you are ready to make a straightforward and healthy meal, here are 17 delicious salmon rice bowl recipes you’re sure to enjoy.

1. Avocado Salmon Rice Bowl

If you really want your meal to pack a punch, then this is the recipe for you!

The flavors of honey, lime, and cilantro blend perfectly to create a citrusy but sweet dish, and the avocado adds another healthy element that is sure to leave you feeling satisfied.

This recipe is easy to prepare, and you can have it ready to serve in about 40 minutes. It makes two servings, so you can treat yourself, serve up a date night delight, or double to triple the recipe to wow your guests at a dinner party.

2. TikTok Salmon Rice Bowl

This recipe is perfect if you have leftover salmon from a previous meal and want to create a new dish with it. It also works with leftover rice, as well.

This Asian-inspired dish combines the delicious flavors of soy sauce, kewpie mayo, and kimchi to create a memorable rice bowl everyone is sure to love. If TikTokers have anything to say about the viral recipe, your dinner guests will be raving about it for weeks!

Simply flake your salmon, top it with rice, microwave the two, and add in whatever toppings you choose, such as avocado, sriracha, or even a seaweed wrap to create the perfect bite. Enjoy!

3. Teriyaki Salmon Bowl

This 15-minute dish is one of the easiest salmon rice bowl recipes on this list.

It has a great variety of healthy veggies and even includes homemade teriyaki sauce, though you can absolutely substitute your favorite store-bought teriyaki sauce in a pinch.

The secret ingredient in this recipe is sake (Japanese rice wine). By sprinkling the salmon with sake and letting it soak for a few minutes before cooking, you can eliminate the fishy smell of the salmon, which might help appease the picky eaters in your life.

4. Teriyaki Salmon Rice Bowl

Salmon and avocado are already a healthy combination, and the addition of spinach in this rice bowl really brings it to the next level. Spinach provides much-needed iron and fiber for your body.

This recipe also provides its own delicious homemade teriyaki sauce option, but you can swap that out for the teriyaki sauce of your choice (though this recipe is quick and easy to whip up).

The best part of this recipe is that salmon, teriyaki, spinach, and avocado are very versatile ingredients, so you can get creative with the other veggies you choose to include!

5. Spicy Salmon Bowl

If you’re looking to spice things up when it comes to your meals, this spicy salmon bowl is for you!

With homemade spicy mayo and sesame pickled cucumbers, this bowl is bursting with flavor and is the perfect dish for adventurous eaters. The recipe makes four servings, so get ready to wow your lunch or dinner guests.

This recipe does require a bit more preparation than many of the others on this list, so plan to give yourself about an hour to perfect this spicy salmon bowl!

6. TikTok Salmon Rice Bowl Take Two

When we said this recipe took the internet by storm, we meant it!

Here is another take on Emily Mariko’s viral salmon rice bowl, with the addition of a few topping options like sesame seeds and scallions for garnish. Again, this recipe is super easy to make and is the perfect quick lunch to whip up for yourself with the leftovers you already have in your fridge.

We know you’ll love this dish, and it seems like the trend is not going away any time soon!

7. Teriyaki Grilled Salmon Rice Bowl

If you are ready to fire up the grill, then these grilled salmon rice bowls are for you! Who doesn’t love grilling on a nice summer evening?

This healthy and flavorful dish is perfect to serve up for an outdoor meal, and it can be made even easier if you use leftover rice from the night before. The recipe calls for corn, avocado, cucumber, and greens, but you can add in or substitute your favorite veggies of choice to create your ideal dinner.

Grill up your salmon, prepare your veggies of choice, and make some homemade teriyaki sauce (or use your favorite go-to). Enjoy!

8. TikTok Salmon Rice Bowl Take Three

Still haven’t gotten enough of Emily Mariko’s salmon rice bowl? Don’t worry — we’ve still got you covered!

If you want to mix it up a bit, this take on the recipe suggests using tamari or coconut aminos instead of teriyaki sauce. Also, if kimchi really isn’t your jam, you can use carrots or cucumbers instead.

This recipe went viral for a reason (it’s truly delicious!), but don’t be afraid to create your own twists and really make it your own!

9. Healthy Salmon Rice Bowl

If you are really wanting to reap the health benefits of salmon, this recipe is for you. Plus, it is quick and easy to make!

This rice bowl calls for kale, which is full of the nutrients your body needs like vitamin K, antioxidants, iron, calcium, and more. Kale is great for digestion, reducing inflammation, and heart health.

The addition of fresh ginger will delight your taste buds, leaving you wanting more!

10. Teriyaki Salmon

This salmon rice bowl is quick, easy, delicious, and as healthy as can be!

You can bake the salmon and broccoli together on the same pan, saving you time and, let’s face it, leaving you with fewer dishes to do afterward. No one will complain about that!

Broccoli is high in fiber and antioxidants and is great for brain health, fighting inflammation, and even protecting your heart. Combine that with the salmon and avocado in this dish, and your body will thank you for this meal.

11. Seattle Asian Salmon Bowls

There are many salmon rice bowl ideas on this list, but these Asian salmon bowls are sure to stand out.

This restaurant-quality meal is both delicious and healthy, and it is quick and easy to make in about 20 minutes.

We guarantee that if you serve up this dish, people will be coming back for more (and maybe even begging you for the recipe!).

The star of the show here is the soy-wasabi vinaigrette — who can say no to that?!

12. Smoked Salmon Sushi Rice Bowls

Sushi and a rice bowl all in one? Sign me up!

This dish is a great way to introduce the flavors of sushi without the raw fish factor that might not appeal to everyone. Salmon, cucumber, avocado — all that sushi goodness is here in this appetizing rice bowl.

If you’re a master chef, feel free to smoke your own salmon. However, if you’re opting for ease, you can easily pick some up at your local grocery store. We promise you will not be disappointed!

13. Salmon and Avocado Rice Bowl 

Who can resist a zesty lemon dressing?

In just 20 minutes, you can be enjoying this superfood-filled meal made of salmon, avocado, broccoli, cucumbers, and more!

Healthy and delicious, we predict you’ll be making this dish for years to come, wowing yourself and any dinner guests you might have every time.

This recipe does call for kimchi or pickled red cabbage, but if you are not a fan of pickled veggies, this dish will still satisfy without them!

14. Sesame Salmon Bowls

Sesame is such an underrated flavor, but it works perfectly in this salmon rice bowl. Plus, this dish also features vinegared rice, which is the sticky rice typically used in sushi.

This is an easy, one-pot meal that can be ready to go in 40 minutes because the salmon is steamed right on top of the rice. And like we mentioned earlier, one pan means fewer dishes afterward!

Ginger, greens, cucumber, and avocado make the perfect toppers to bring everything together and serve up a healthy feast of flavor.

15. Thai Crunch Bowl with Salmon

Edamame, red cabbage, and salmon make this recipe the perfect spin on the classic Korean dish known as bibimbap, which you and/or your dinner guests are sure to love.

Instead of rice, this recipe calls for quinoa, a delicious yet underrated grain that has slowly been gaining popularity over the years. Quinoa is gluten-free, high in fiber, and even has anti-inflammatory properties.

Plus, you’ll learn how to make your own homemade sesame-peanut sauce, which really makes this meal stand out!

16. Steamed Salmon and Veggie Rice Bowl

This recipe makes the perfect quick, low-calorie meal for when you’re busy but still want a healthy dinner option.

Green beans, pak choi, and red chili really make the ingredients and flavors of this dish stand out, and topping it with mixed seeds adds extra crunch and healthy fats your body needs. The recipe recommends sesame, pumpkin, and sunflower seeds.

Plus, you won’t want to miss this zesty lime dressing! Healthy and delicious is a combo you just can’t ignore.

Salmon Rice Bowl Recipes

17 Best Salmon Rice Bowl Recipes

Yield: 1 bowl
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 17 minutes
Total Time: 32 minutes

Want even more options? Check out our recipe for healthy and tasty salmon rice bowl you won’t want to miss out on


  • ½ lb salmon, cut them into chunks
  • 1 c cooked rice,
  • salt and ground black pepper to taste
  • 2 green onions
  • 1 (1/2 inch) piece fresh ginger
  • ½ c thinly sliced kale
  • 1 sheet seaweed, torn into small pieces
  • ½ tsp toasted sesame oil
  • 1 tbsp water


  1. Combine the salmon, kale, onions, ginger, and water in a saucepan over medium-high heat. Once the liquid boils, reduce heat and simmer for about 10 minutes until the salmon flakes easily
  2. Season with salt and pepper and stir in the rice. Once fully heated, add the seaweed, top with sesame oil, and serve!

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