This teriyaki salmon and fruit salsa bowl is the perfect weeknight meal. It’s sweet, spicy and incredibly delicious. What’s great, is that any extra fruit salsa can be used in a variety of ways. Enjoy it with chips, serve it over ice cream, or use it on top of your favorite grilled protein. The options are endless. Be prepared, this recipe makes a healthy amount of fruit salsa.

This meal is perfect when you want something healthy yet delicious. The homemade teriyaki sauce is slightly sweet and spicy which offers the perfect balance of flavors. Add in the crispy salmon and this meal is hard to beat.

Teriyaki Salmon with Fruit Salsa – Healthyish Foods

Ingredients Needed for Teriyaki Salmon with Fruit Salsa

Fruit Salsa – You will need mango, pineapple, cucumber, strawberries, jalapeno, red onion, chopped cilantro and fresh squeezed lime juice.

Salmon – You will need about 1 lb. of salmon. Option to leave the skin on. Be sure to remove the pin bones and cube the salmon into bite sized pieces.

Teriyaki Sauce – Combine water, garlic, orange juice, soy sauce, brown sugar, red pepper flakes and cornstarch in a small mixing bowl.

Rice – You will need about 1.5 cups cooked rice. I use the Minute Rice cups, but you can use whatever you enjoy most.

Cashews – Option to add a few chopped cashews as a garnish.

Teriyaki Salmon with Fruit Salsa – Healthyish Foods

How to Make Teriyaki Salmon with Fruit Salsa

Cook your rice according to the package and set it aside.

Dice the fruit into evenly sized pieces and combine it in a large mixing bowl. Be sure to add the chopped cilantro and lime juice.

Cover and refrigerate.

Remove any pin bones and cube the salmon into bite sized pieces. Option to leave the skin on.

Combine the teriyaki sauce in a mixing bowl.

Add the cubed salmon to the sauce and gently toss it around.

Spray a non-stick skillet with cooking spray and place it over medium high heat.

Using tongs, add the cubed salmon to the skillet, be sure to reserve the teriyaki sauce.

Once the salmon is seared and cooked to your liking, reduce the heat to medium/low and add the remaining sauce to the pan.

The sauce will quickly begin to thicken.

Once it thickens to your liking, remove the salmon from the heat. Build the bowls.

Add the cooked rice to the bottom of the dish, top with teriyaki salmon, fruit salsa, chopped cashews and fresh cilantro.

Teriyaki Salmon with Fruit Salsa – Healthyish Foods

Storage

Store any leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator. Store the fruit salsa and salmon separately. You can reheat the salmon in the microwave and top it with some fresh fruit salsa.

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Teriyaki Salmon with Fruit Salsa – Healthyish Foods

Teriyaki Salmon with Fruit Salsa

This teriyaki salmon and fruit salsa bowl is the perfect weeknight meal. It’s sweet, spicy and incredibly delicious. What’s great, is that any extra fruit salsa can be used in a variety of ways.
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Ingredients

Fruit Salsa

  • 1.5 cups mango, diced
  • 1.5 cups cucumber, remove core and dice
  • 1.5 cups pineapple, diced
  • 1.5 cups strawberries, diced
  • 1/2 cup red onion, finely diced
  • 1/4 cup jalapeno, minced
  • 1/4 cup cilantro, chopped small
  • 2-3 tablespoons lime juice, fresh squeezed

Salmon and Rice

  • 1 lb. salmon, cubed, option to leave the skin on
  • 1.5 cups cooked rice
  • 1 tablespoon cashews, crushed and divided

Teriyaki Sauce

  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce, low sodium
  • 2 tablespoons light brown sugar
  • 1.5 tablespoons orange juice
  • 1 teaspoon garlic, minced
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes

Equipment

  • 2 mixing bowls one for salmon and one for fruit salsa
  • 1 non-stick skillet

Instructions 

  • Cook your rice according to the package and set it aside.
  • Dice the fruit into evenly sized pieces and combine it in a large mixing bowl. Be sure to add the chopped cilantro and lime juice.
  • Cover and refrigerate.
  • Remove any pin bones and cube the salmon into bite sized pieces. Option to leave the skin on.
  • Combine the teriyaki sauce in a mixing bowl.
  • Add the cubed salmon to the sauce and gently toss it around.
  • Spray a non-stick skillet with cooking spray and place it over medium high heat.
  • Using tongs, add the cubed salmon to the skillet, be sure to reserve the teriyaki sauce.
  • Once the salmon is seared and cooked to your liking, reduce the heat to medium/low and add the remaining sauce to the pan.
  • The sauce will quickly begin to thicken.
  • Once thickened to your liking, remove the salmon from the heat. Build your bowls.
  • Add cooked rice to the bottom of the dish, top with teriyaki salmon, fruit salsa, chopped cashews and fresh cilantro.

Nutrition

Serving: 1serving, Calories: 395kcal, Carbohydrates: 52g, Protein: 28g, Fat: 9g, Saturated Fat: 1g, Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g, Monounsaturated Fat: 3g, Cholesterol: 62mg, Sodium: 871mg, Potassium: 1029mg, Fiber: 4g, Sugar: 26g, Vitamin A: 975IU, Vitamin C: 100mg, Calcium: 69mg, Iron: 2mg