Teriyaki Salmon with Gingered Vegetable Rice

Teriyaki Salmon with Gingered Vegetable Rice

  • Prep:
  • Cook Time: 30 min
  • Total: 30 min
  • Serving: 6 People

Show your heart you care, try this terrific, heartwarming recipe for teriyaki salmon with gingered vegetables, loaded with heart-healthy omega-3s, folic acid and whole grains.

Courtesy of the USA Rice Federation


  • 1/4 cup low-sodium teriyaki sauce
  • 3/4 cup sliced green onions, divided
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons minced ginger, divided
  • 1 1/2 pounds fresh salmon fillets, cut in 6 pieces
  • 3 tablespoons low-fat olive oil and vinegar dressing
  • 3 cups hot cooked white or brown rice
  • 1 cup shelled edamame beans* or diagonally sliced snow peas
  • 1/2 cup shredded carrots
  • 1/4 cup sliced green onions
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. In shallow bowl, mix teriyaki sauce, 1/4 cup of green onions and 3/4 teaspoon ginger; place salmon fillets in teriyaki mixture and marinate 15 to 20 minutes, turning occasionally. In a large bowl, combine dressing and remaining ginger; add hot rice, edamame beans, carrots, and remaining green onions; toss well. If desired, add salt and pepper to taste. Cover to keep warm.
  2. Remove salmon from marinade; grill or pan sear salmon over medium-high heat 3 to 4 minutes on each side, drizzling with 1 tablespoon of marinade, until cooked through but moist and tender; discard remaining marinade. Serve salmon with rice mixture.
  3. If desired, serve with steamed broccoli.
  4. *Edamame beans may be found in the produce section or freezer case of your grocery store.


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