Healthy Eats: Try This Easy-to-Make and Delicious Salmon Rice Bowl
Need to whip up something quick for dinner? Try this Japanese-style teriyaki salmon rice bowl that’s delicious, healthy and a breeze to make.
Ready to be bowled over? Check out this incredible Japanese-style Teriyaki Salmon Rice Bowl, an easy, healthy and extremely tasty meal. The homemade teriyaki sauce (it’s easy, we promise) is lustrous and lends a sweet and tangy glaze to the tender roasted salmon. Paired with sautéed spinach and creamy avocado, this hearty-yet-healthy salmon is superb.
Honey Teriyaki Sauce
6 tbsp soy sauce
6 tbsp mirin
6 tbsp sake
2 tbsp honey
1 tbsp cornstarch
2 tbsp water
4 (6oz) salmon fillets
2 tsp olive oil
10 oz baby spinach
½ tsp kosher salt
¼ tsp freshly ground black pepper
4 cups cooked Jasmine or brown rice
1 large ripe avocado, thinly sliced, for garnish
Black sesame seeds, for garnish
Green onions, thinly sliced for garnish
1) For the teriyaki sauce, in a small bowl, whisk soy sauce, mirin, sake and honey. In another small bowl, combine cornstarch and water and mix until smooth. Set aside. Remove 3 tbsp of soy mixture for marinating salmon. Pour remaining soy mixture in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil over medium heat. Whisk in cornstarch mixture and continuously whisk until desired thickness, about 2 minutes.