Teriyaki Salmon Rice Bowls with Spicy Mayo Sauce

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5 from 6 votes
This Teriyaki Salmon Rice Bowl with Spicy Mayo will be your new favorite and go to meal! These Teriyaki Salmon Bowls are super easy to make.
Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 5 minutes
Total: 15 minutes
Teriyaki Salmon Bowls with Spicy Mayo in a white bowl.

This Teriyaki Salmon Rice Bowl with Spicy Mayo Sauce is packed with flavor and spice. It will be your new favorite and go to meal! These rice bowls are super easy to make.

Teriyaki Salmon Bowls with Spicy Mayo in a white bowl.

The Salmon Rice Bowls are the perfect weeknight dinner to make when you want something tasty but also quick. Ready in 15 minutes start to finish, you’ll want to eat this everyday. It is so healthy and packed with nutrients. To learn more about salmon and its nutrients, visit the USDA for more information.


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What We Love About Teriyaki Salmon Bowls

  • 15 Minute Meal: This Teriyaki Salmon Bowl with spicy mayo recipe is ready start to finish in 15 minutes.
  • Low-Carb: For a low carb meal, swap the white rice for cauliflower rice.
  • Makes Great Leftovers: If you have leftover salmon that you are not sure what to do with, make a teriyaki bowl, it is so versatile and a tasty way to enjoy any extra salmon you have laying around!
two bowls of teriyaki salmon bowls with scallions on the side.

Ingredient Notes

  • Rice: It is perfect with white rice, but you can also use brown rice or cauliflower rice for a low-carb option.
  • Avocado Oil: The avocado oil offers a nice neutral flavor and high smoke point, but can also use vegetable oil or any other neutral oil.
  • Salmon: Use two large fresh salmon fillets. This is also a great way to use up leftover salmon.
  • Soy Sauce: You could alternatively also use low sodium soy sauce, tamari, or coconut aminos.
A plate with salmon, sauces and edamame., carrots and cucumber.

Equipment Needed

How to Make Spicy Mayo and Teriyaki Glazed Salmon

These are the basic steps for making Teriyaki Salmon Bowls and Spicy Mayo Sauce. Please refer to the recipe card below for more detailed instructions.

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Making the mayo and then preparing sauce for the salmon.

STEP 1: MAKING THE TERIYAKI

First, for the homemade teriyaki sauce, mix together all the sauce ingredients. Then set aside.

STEP 2: PREPARING THE SALMON

Next, rinse and dry salmon and then cut into bite size pieces and add salt and black pepper.

STEP 3: MAKING THE MARINATED TERIYAKI SALMON

Add avocado oil to a pan over medium-high heat, add the bite sized salmon to the skillet and cook for 4-5 minutes. Then add the teriyaki sauce mixture to the salmon, and let cook for a minute or two to thicken the sauce.

STEP 4: MAKE THE SPICY MAYO

Meanwhile, for this sriracha mayo recipe, mix together sriracha, mayonnaise, and sesame oil in a small bowl.

STEP 5: ASSEMBLING SALMON RICE BOWL

Finally, arrange two bowls with split rice, salmon, edamame beans, carrot, and cucumbers. Then top teriyaki salmon bowl with the sriracha mayo, extra teriyaki, sesame seeds, green onions and serve!

Prep and Storage Tips

HOW TO MAKE THIS RECIPE AHEAD OF TIME

To make this recipe ahead of time just follow the instructions as usual and store in the fridge in airtight containers until are ready to eat it!

HOW TO STORE THIS RECIPE

You can store any leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator for 2-3 days.

HOW TO FREEZE THIS RECIPE

Store in an airtight container and keep in freezer for 4-6 months.

HOW TO REHEAT THIS RECIPE

To reheat this recipe, just microwave salmon and rice in a microwave safe bowl for 1-2 minutes until warm.

Frequently Asked Questions

HOW MUCH SALMON DO YOU NEED FOR ONE PERSON?

The typical serving size of salmon for one person is 3-4 ounces.

CAN I SUBSTITUTE BROWN RICE IN PLACE OF WHITE RICE?

Of course you can easily swap the white rice for brown rice depending on your preference.

CAN THIS RECIPE BE DOUBLED OR HALVED?

This recipe can easily be doubled or halved, just proportionally increase or decrease ingredient quantity depending on hoe many people you are looking to make this for.

WHAT IS THE BEST VEGETABLE TO SERVE WITH SALMON?

This is up to preference, but some great veggies to serve with this salmon recipe would be broccoli, snow peas, edamame, carrots, or cucumbers.

Top shot of the salmon bowl in close up.

Expert Tips for Making This Teriyaki Salmon Bowls

  • Double: If you are looking to make then two servings of salmon teriyaki bowls, just increase the ingredients proportionally depending on how many people you are looking to feed.
  • Add Chicken or Shrimp: Whether you prefer chicken or someone in your family has a shellfish allergy, using chicken to make teriyaki rice bowls would be just as tasty.
  • Dress it up: To further dress up these salmon rice bowls add toppings such as diced avocado, furikake (rice seasoning with sesame seeds and nori flakes), extra sriracha, kimchi, snow peas, fresh ginger, or chopped broccoli. The combinations are endless, you can add whatever you like!
  • Sushi Bites: To enjoy as little sushi bites, serve with a packet of roasted nori seaweed sheets!

What to Serve with Teriyaki Salmon Rice Bowls with Spicy Mayo Sauce

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Teriyaki Salmon Bowls with Spicy Mayo in a white bowl.
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Teriyaki Salmon Bowls with Spicy Mayo Sauce

Yield: 2 servings
Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 5 minutes
Total: 15 minutes
This Teriyaki Salmon Rice Bowl with Spicy Mayo will be your new favorite and go to meal! These Teriyaki Salmon Bowls are super easy to make.
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Ingredients

  • 2 salmon fillets
  • 4 cups rice, cooked
  • 1 cup edamame, cooked
  • 1 large carrot, grated
  • ½ cucumber, sliced into half moon pieces
  • 2 tablespoons avocado oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Garnishes: toasted sesame seeds, sliced green onions

Teriyaki Sauce Ingredients:

  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 2 teaspoons soy sauce
  • ½ teaspoon minced garlic

Spicy Mayo Ingredients:

  • ¼ cup mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon Sriracha
  • ½ teaspoon sesame oil

Instructions

  • In a small bowl, mix together the teriyaki sauce ingredients and set aside.
  • Dry salmon with a paper towel. Cut into bite size pieces and sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  • Add avocado oil to a medium saute pan on medium heat. Add salmon to the hot pan and cook for 4-5 minutes, flipping pieces occasionally to ensure even cooking. Pour the teriyaki sauce over the fish and continue cooking for an additional minute.
  • Divide rice, cooked salmon, edamame, carrot and cucumber into two bowls, starting with a bed of rice first.
  • In a small bowl, mix together spicy mayo ingredients and drizzle on each completed bowl. Garnish with sesame seeds and enjoy fresh. Serve with extra teriyaki sauce and spicy mayo if desired.

Expert Tips

  • Double: If you are looking to make then two servings of salmon teriyaki bowls, just increase the ingredients proportionally depending on how many people you are looking to feed.
  • Add Chicken for Salmon: Whether you prefer chicken or someone in your family has a shellfish allergy, using chicken to make teriyaki rice bowls would be just as tasty.
  • Dress it up: To further dress up these salmon rice bowls add toppings such as diced avocado, furikake (rice seasoning with sesame seeds and nori flakes), extra sriracha, kimchi, or chopped broccoli. The combinations are endless, you can add whatever you like!
  • Sushi Bites: To enjoy as little sushi bites, serve with a packet of roasted nori seaweed sheets!

Estimated Nutritional Information

Calories: 1168kcal | Carbohydrates: 116g | Protein: 52g | Fat: 54g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 22g | Monounsaturated Fat: 21g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 105mg | Sodium: 792mg | Potassium: 1557mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 17g | Vitamin A: 5246IU | Vitamin C: 14mg | Calcium: 149mg | Iron: 4mg
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Course: dinner, Lunch, Main Dish
Cuisine: Asian
Keyword: 15 minute, rice, rice bowl, salmon, salmon rice bowl, spicy mayo, teriyaki

This recipe is my personal adaption of an ethnic inspired recipe. It is not intended to be an authentic recipe.  I’ve recreated this recipe because I enjoy the flavors and I want to encourage my readers to expand their tastes and try new flavor combinations. The recipe, ingredients and processes may have been adapted to make the recipe accessible for the average American. I have provided links to authentic versions of the recipe in the post above. I encourage you to visit these pages and learn more about the traditional version(s) of this recipe.

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3 thoughts on “Teriyaki Salmon Rice Bowls with Spicy Mayo Sauce”

  1. 5 stars
    Thank you so much for sharing this amazing recipe! Will surely have this again! It’s really easy to make and it tasted so delicious! Highly recommended!

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