Broiled Salmon Bites Bowl


Broiled Salmon Bites Bowl

This new spin on a poke bowl with broiled salmon and pickled cucumbers is delicious and great to make for the week for quick dinners or lunches!
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Course dinner, Main Course, Main Dish
Cuisine Japanese
Servings 2 servings


Salmon Bites

  • 1 8oz wild caught salmon or steel head trout cut into cubes with the skin on
  • 1 tbsp organic miso paste
  • 1 tbsp organic maple syrup
  • 1/2 tbsp tamari or soy sauce
  • 1 tsp toasted sesame seed oil depends on how much sesame you like this can be strong depending on your brand so start with 1/2 tsp.
  • 1 whole garlic clove grated or minced

Spicy Cucumber Salad

  • 1 large Japanese cucumber or seedless cucumber chopped 1/2 inch thick at an angle
  • 1 pinch sea salt
  • 1 tbsp rice vinegar
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1/2 tsp toasted sesame seed oil
  • 1 pinch Korean chili flakes or red pepper flakes could use chili onion crunch if you have it
  • 1/2 tbsp maple syrup
  • 2 whole scallions cut or chopped to the white parts

Spicy Mayo

  • 1/2 tbsp sriracha sauce you can always add more depending on your spice level!
  • 2 tbsp homemade mayo or the one you like to use


  • 1 cup cooked rice I use organic brown basmati
  • 2 tbsp cilantro chopped for topping
  • 4 whole Hakurei turnips shaved with the mandolin thin or sliced thin
  • kimchi optional for a topper
  • Furikaki optional for a topper - can be found at trader joes (seaweed sesame seeds)



  • Rinse and prepare your rice. I usually do this ahead of time and store in the fridge to save time. If you haven't checked out the Par-Boil method that is the method I use.

Salmon Bites

  • Pat dry your salmon / trout and use sharp kitten scissors or a knife to cut into 1- 1 1/2 inch cubes with the skin on. Set aside while you make your marinade

Miso Maple Marinade

  • Mix together the Miso, Maple Syrup, soy sauce, sesame seed oil, chili flakes and minced garlic.
  • Add the salmon bites and stir to coat.
  • Let sit while you prepare the cucumber salad. If you are not using it right away you can store in the fridge until later. I haven't stored it for more than 5hrs.
  • Turn your broiler on High

Spicy Cucumber Salad

  • Chop your cucumbers and sprinkle with sea salt set aside
  • Whisk together the rice vinegar, soy sauce, sesame seed oil, maple syrup and scallions
  • Pour over the cucumbers and stir together. This can sit while you make the salmon and your bowl to enhance the flavor.

Spicy Mayo

  • Whisk together your sriracha and mayo

Broil Salmon Bites

  • Place on a parchment paper or pan that you coat with a little avocado oil (higher smoke point)
  • Watch them they only take 3-5 minutes


  • Add in your rice
  • shave or slice your turnips could do radish or carrots too!
  • cucumber salad with some of the excess marinade
  • add your hot and crispy salmon bites
  • add your kimchi if you have it
  • top with your spicy mayo, cilantro and furikaki
  • ENJOY!
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