Salmon Rice Bowl - TikTok Trend for Creative Use of Leftovers


1 salmon fillet (cooked)
1 cup white rice (leftovers/pre-cooked)
1 tsp. soy sauce
1 tsp. Sriracha
1 tsp. Kewpie mayo
A few pieces roasted seaweed
1/2 avocado, sliced
Kimchi (optional)
Have you seen the TikTok trend for leftover salmon? The salmon rice bowl from Emily Mariko has gone viral and it is good! Here's the recipe.


1.Gently flake your salmon piece and spread it across a large enough bowl or plate.
2.Add the rice on top of the salmon. Add an ice cube in the center. Cover with parchment paper and microwave for a 2 minutes.
3.Remove ice cube, then top with condiments: soy sauce, sriracha, and Kewpie mayo.
4.Mix all the ingredients together and adjust for condiments to taste.
5.If desired, add sliced avocado on top, and garnish with some kimchi, or any other sides you love.
6.Serve with dried seaweed and enjoy!

Have you seen the crazy easy and yet super amazing salmon rice bowl from Emily Mariko making the rounds on TikTok, Instagram and now major news outlets like TODAY, People and BuzzFeed? We did, and it is GOOD!

She uses leftover salmon, leftover rice, and microwaves it for two minutes – and it turns out so good that the recipe went viral.

Have you tried this salmon rice bowl yet?!

Salmon Rice is making news from TODAY to People

Check out our take on it:

Alternative ingredient ideas:

  • No leftover salmon fillet? Open a can of salmon.
  • You can use any type of leftover rice you have, such as brown rice or basmati.
  • Not a kimchi or spicy mayo fan? Make it Mediterranean Salmon Rice Bowl with marinated artichokes and feta topping, or top with tomatoes, basil and fresh mozzarella for a Caprese version.

For more seafood recipes, check out our website.

Enjoy this recipe for the TikTok trend and don’t forget to Eat Seafood America!

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