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Spicy Salmon Bowl: Rice, salmon, avocado and pickled vegetables in a bowl, covered in spicy mayo.

Spicy Salmon Bowl

This Salon Rice Bowl is fresh and full of flavor! It has baked salmon, rice, avocado, and pickled cucumber, red onion, and cabbage. It’s spicy and full of flavor!

  • Total Time: 40 minutes
  • Yield: 4 Servings 1x


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Quick Pickled Veggies:

  • 2 cups Napa cabbage, thinly sliced
  • 2 mini cucumbers, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 red onion, diced
  • 3 tablespoon rice vinegar or rice wine vinegar
  • Pinch of salt

Spicy Salmon:

  • 2 tablespoons of sambal oelek
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 12oz salmon fillets
  • 2 cloves garlic, sliced

Spicy Salmon Bowls:

  • Spicy Salmon
  • Pickled Veggies
  • 4 cups cooked rice
  • 1 Avocado, diced




  1. Preheat oven to 350F.
  2. To make the pickled veggies: In a large bowl mix together all the ingredients for the pickled veggies. Toss the veggies every 5-10 minutes to make sure the vinegar is coating them.
  3. To make the salmon: line a baking sheet with foil or parchment paper. Place salmon on top of the foil and pat dry with a paper towel. Mix together the sambal oelek and soy sauce in a small bowl. Spread the mixture over the salmon. Top with sliced garlic. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until the salmon is fork-tender.
  4. To assemble the bowls: add cooked rice, pickled vegetables, spicy salmon, and avocado to the bowl. Top with spicy mayo if you desire ( instructions for it are below).


Spicy Mayo: Mix 2 tablespoons of mayo with 2 tablespoons of sambal oelek (or siracha). Top your salmon rice bowl with it for an extra kick.

  • Author: Megan
  • Prep Time: 20
  • Cook Time: 20


  • Serving Size: 1 Serving
  • Calories: 500
  • Sugar: 1g
  • Fat: 18.2g
  • Saturated Fat: 3g
  • Carbohydrates: 55.8g
  • Fiber: 4.2g
  • Protein: 26.7g

Keywords: Spicy Salmon Bowl, seafood