Cajun Salmon Bowls
dinner

Cajun Salmon Bowls

0 Servings
20 Minutes

If you are looking for a tasty family-friendly dinner that is ready in just 20 minutes, you are going to love these Cajun Salmon Bowls! We’ve included air-fryer instructions in this recipe, if you don’t have an air fryer you can sauté your salmon on the stove for 4-5 minutes until it is cooked through.

Ingredients
Instructions

INGREDIENTS


  • 0.5
    Cup
    brown rice, uncooked
  • For the Salmon:
  • 2
    salmon fillet(s) (approx. 170 g each)
  • 1
    Tablespoon
    oil
  • 1
    Tablespoon
    Cajun spice
  • 0.25
    Teaspoon
    onion powder
  • 0.25
    Teaspoon
    garlic powder
  • 0.5
    lemon(s), juiced
  • Salt & pepper, to taste
  • For the Pineapple Salsa:
  • 0.25
    Cup
    pineapple, finely diced
  • 0.25
    Cup
    cilantro, roughly chopped
  • 0.125
    Cup
    red onion(s), finely diced
  • 0.5
    sweet bell pepper(s), finely diced
  • 0.5
    jalapeño(s) (optional), seeded & minced
  • 1
    garlic clove(s), minced
  • 0.5
    Tablespoon
    olive oil
  • 0.5
    lime(s), juiced
  • 0.25
    Teaspoon
    salt
  • For the Sauce:
  • 0.25
    Cup
    plain Greek yogurt
  • 1
    Tablespoon
    mayonnaise
  • 0.5
    lemon(s), juiced
  • 1
    garlic clove(s), minced
  • 1
    Tablespoon
    parsley, roughly chopped
  • 1
    Tablespoon
    water (to thin)
  • Salt, to taste
  • For the Bowls:
  • 0.25
    long English cucumber(s), cut into ½ moons
  • 0.5
    avocado(s), sliced

Plant-based option:

Substitute cubed tofu for the salmon. Use a plain vegan yogurt and vegan mayonnaise.

Dairy-free option:

Use a plain vegan yogurt and vegan mayonnaise.

INSTRUCTIONS


1.

Cook the rice according to package directions.

2.

Season the salmon with the oil, Cajun spice, onion powder, garlic powder, lemon juice, salt, and pepper. Air fry at 380 degrees for 8-10 minutes. If using the stovetop, sauté your salmon in a medium-sized frying pan over medium heat for 4-5 minutes until cooked through.

3.

In a medium bowl, stir together the pineapple salsa ingredients.

4.

In a small bowl, stir together the sauce ingredients.

5.

Assemble the bowls with the brown rice as a base topped with the salmon, pineapple salsa, cucumber, and avocado. Drizzle the sauce on top or serve on the side.

Nutrition Information

Calories
679 per serving
Carbs
53.5g per serving
Protein
47.1g per serving
Fat
32.8g per serving
Fiber
7.1g per serving
Sodium
606.4mg per serving
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