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Deconstructed Crunchy Honey-Soy Salmon Roll

Seared Salmon with Avocado, Rice, Nori, Salmon Roe and Crunch
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Marinating Time30 mins
Total Time1 hr 10 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Japanese
Keyword: salmon, fish, seafood
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 795kcal


  • 2 pounds salmon fillet - Skin off
  • ½ cup low sodium soy sauce
  • 3 tbsp honey
  • 1 tsp light brown sugar
  • 1/4 tsp red pepper flakes
  • 1 avocado cut into 6 pieces with skin on pit removed
  • cup panko bread crumbs
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 2 sheets nori
  • cups Jasmine rice
  • cups water
  • ¼ cup rice vinegar
  • 1 tbsp granulated sugar
  • tsp salt
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 4 tsp salmon roe


  • Mix soy sauce, honey, brown sugar and red pepper together in bowl
  • add salmon and marinate in refrigerator for ½ hour
  • while salmon is marinating pour 1 tbsp oil in pan and warm up avocado
  • when avocado is starting to brown on both sides remove from pan and set aside
  • wipe out pan and add 1 tablespoon butter and the panko bread crumbs
  • lightly toast bread crumbs in pan and set aside
  • wrap nori in foil and bake in oven at 325 for 10 minutes, break each sheet into 4 pieces
  • rinse rice very well with cold water
  • add rice and 1¾ cups cold water to a pot
  • cover and bring to a boil on medium high heat
  • reduce heat and simmer for 15 minutes until water has absorbed
  • while rice is cooking take salmon out of refrigerator and remove from marinade
  • add 1 tbsp oil to pan and cook salmon for 5 minutes per side for medium rare, longer if you like it more well done
  • when rice is done fluff with a fork and put into a mixing bowl
  • blend rice vinegar with granulated sugar and salt and mix into rice

To assemble

  • place rice on plate, top with 2 pieces of nori
  • place salmon on nori and top with peeled avocado, salmon roe and crunchy panko


The panko bread crumbs and nori can be made earlier in the day.
After the salmon is cooked and you remove from pan you can add the marinade to the pan and warm up for a few minutes to serve on side.


Serving: 1person | Sodium: 1085mg | Calcium: 75mg | Vitamin C: 6mg | Vitamin A: 284IU | Sugar: 18g | Fiber: 5g | Potassium: 1513mg | Cholesterol: 144mg | Calories: 795kcal | Saturated Fat: 9g | Fat: 30g | Protein: 55g | Carbohydrates: 83g | Iron: 4mg