Easy salmon sushi rice bowl

Encourage kids to learn how to cook with our easy salmon sushi rice bowl. The recipe features a full list of equipment and easy-to-follow instructions

  • Prep:10 mins
    Cook:20 mins
  • Serves 2

Nutrition per serving

  • kcal 713
  • fat 27g
  • saturates 5g
  • carbs 73g
  • sugars 0g
  • fibre 7g
  • protein 41g
  • salt 1.25g


  • 150g sushi rice
  • pinch of caster sugar
  • 1 tbsp rice vinegar
  • 120g frozen edamame
  • 1 large carrot
  • handful of radishes
  • ¼ cucumber
  • 2 cooked skinless salmon fillets
  • 1-2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tsp toasted sesame seeds
  • few pieces of sushi ginger, optional
  • scales
  • measuring jug
  • medium saucepan with a lid
  • measuring spoons
  • wooden spoon
  • small saucepan
  • vegetable peeler
  • chopping board
  • sharp knife


  1. Tip the sushi rice into a medium saucepan, cover with 200ml water and add a pinch of salt. Put the pan on the hob and turn the heat to high. Wait for the water to boil, then reduce the heat to very low, cover the pan with a lid and leave to gently cook for 15 mins.

  2. After 15 mins turn off the heat, fluff up the rice with a fork, then return the lid to the pan and leave for another 5 mins, the rice will continue to cook. After 5 mins, check the rice is cooked – it should have absorbed all the water and be soft but not mushy. Stir the sugar and vinegar through the rice, cover with the lid again and leave to keep warm while you prepare the other ingredients.

  3. Fill a small pan halfway with water, put it on the hob and bring the water to a gentle boil. Add the edamame beans, cook for 3 mins, then carefully drain.

  4. Peel the carrot and discard the outer skin, then keep peeling the flesh to create lots of carrot ribbons.

  5. Thinly slice the radishes. Cut the cucumber into batons, then thinly slice lengthways.

  6. With your hands, break the salmon into small pieces – look out for any bones and throw these away.

  7. Divide the warm rice between two bowls and arrange the other ingredients on top, then drizzle with the soy sauce and sesame seeds, and add a few pieces of sushi ginger, if using.

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