Bliss in a Bowl: The Ginger Soy Salmon Rice Bowl Sensation
Calling all foodies! Ready to ignite your passion for culinary delight with a bone healthy meal that’s as easy as it is delicious? Prepare to fall head over heels for our ginger soy salmon rice bowl — a delightful dance of taste and wellness that’ll leave you smitten.
Picture this: succulent salmon pan-seared to perfection, nestled on a bed of fluffy rice, crowned with a cast of vibrant veggies.
And let’s not forget the love affair your taste buds will have with our secret sauce — the savory ginger soy glaze. This dressing elevates the entire flavor experience.
But this bowl is not just about heavenly taste; it’s about nourishing your body with the best. Salmon is a great source of omega-3 fatty acids. Omega-3s help mesenchymal stem cells become osteoblasts (cells that form new bone).
Plus, salmon is packed with protein. And when it comes to your bones, protein is especially vital. Protein makes up roughly one-third of your bone mass (the amount of protein your bones contain) and half of your bone volume (the amount of space protein takes up) .
Our ginger soy salmon rice bowl is more than just a meal. It’s a declaration of love to your taste buds and bones alike. So, let love bloom in your bowl and enjoy this salmon sensation, with every sumptuous bite!
Ginger Soy Salmon Bowl
- 1 cup jasmine rice cooked
- 10 oz wild salmon skin removed, cut into 1” cubes
- .5 tbsp sesame oil
- 4 stalks bok choy sliced
- 1 carrot peeled
- 1 mini cucumber thinly sliced
- 1 red pepper thinly sliced
- 4 tbsp tamari low sodium
- 1 tbsp rice vinegar
- 2 cloves garlic minced
- 2 tsp ginger grated
- 1 tbsp honey
- 1 tsp sriracha optional
- 1 tsp potato starch
- 1 tbsp tamari low sodium
- 1 tbsp rice vinegar
- 1 tsp honey
- 1 tsp sesame oil
- 2 scallions
- toasted sesame seeds
- In a small saucepan, over medium heat, combine all sauce ingredients except starch, stirring until it comes to a gentle simmer. Mix starch with 2 tablespoons cold water. When the sauce is aromatic and simmering, add in starch water, stirring constantly until it thickens. Remove from heat and set aside.
- In a small bowl, combine dressing ingredients and set aside.
- In a small skillet, over medium, heat sesame oil and add in salmon pieces. Sear on each side for approximately one minute.
- Pour the thickened ginger soy sauce over the salmon, moving pieces gently until coated.
- Layer rice, vegetables and salmon in each bowl. Garnish with scallions and sesame seeds. Serve with dressing.
Amazing Bone Health Benefits of Salmon
And clinical research shows the intake of omega-3s EPA and DHA was positively associated with bone mineral density at both the hip and the lumbar spine in osteopenic women .
Treat your taste buds and bones with this delicious ginger soy salmon rice bowl.
It’s loaded with bone friendly protein, calcium, and omega-3s. But, be warned! Its medley of vibrant veggies, tender salmon filets, and warm, fluffy rice will leave you craving more — long after your last bite.
I’d love to hear what you think about the recipe. So don’t forget to leave a comment and let me know how you enjoyed it!
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What kind of rice is good with salmon?
Jasmine, basmati, and brown rice are good options when serving salmon.
What are the health benefits of salmon bowls?
Salmon bowls are delicious and incredibly nutritious. Salmon is an excellent source of omega-3 fatty acids, calcium, and protein which are great for supporting your bone health.
How many calories in a salmon rice bowl?
There are 485 calories in our ginger soy salmon rice bowl.
- Robert P Heaney, Donald K Layman, “Amount and type of protein influences bone health,” The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, Volume 87, Issue 5, May 2008, Pages 1567S–1570S, Published: 01 May 2008 https://doi.org/10.1093/ajcn/87.5.1567S
- Jesus Lavado-García, et al., “Long-chain omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acid dietary intake is positively associated with bone mineral density in normal and osteopenic Spanish women,” PLoS One. 2018; 13(1): e0190539., Published online 2018 Jan 5. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0190539, https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5755813/