Fish & Seafood Gluten-Free Kitchen Main Dish Rice Salmon Small Plate

Spicy Salmon and Shakin’ the Tree Sushi Bowl

By Sydney Rosen

A cinch to put together, these delicious and healthy sushi bowls will satisfy your sushi craving right in your own home.

Sushi bowls are easy to personalize to fit what you’re in the mood for, or ingredients you have on hand. Don’t feel like salmon? Use tuna or any sashimi grade fish instead. Want to jazz up your toppings to something fancier? No problem, the sky’s the limit. We have some fun topping ideas in the Recipe Notes section.



Print Recipe
  • 1 lb sushi grade Salmon, diced into 1-2″ cubes
  • 3 cups steamed white or jasmine rice


  • 2 Tbsp rice wine vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp wasabi paste
  • 2 1/2 Tbsp sesame oil
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp toasted sesame seeds
  • 1 Tbsp minced ginger
  • 3 Tbsp soy sauce (use gluten-free soy sauce or tamari to keep recipe gluten-free)
  • 2 Tbsp Dizzy Pig Shakin’ the Tree seasoning

Topping Options

  • Thin slices of cold cucumbers
  • Julienned carrots
  • Diced avocado
  • A handful of chopped fresh herbs, such as mint and cilantro, for garnish


  1. Steam the rice according to manufacturer’s directions.
  2. In a bowl, whisk sauce ingredients together. Adjust flavors to taste.
  3. Add salmon cubes to the sauce and marinate for at least 30 minutes.
  4. Assemble your sushi bowl by layering rice, toppings, and salmon cubes.
  5. Serve immediately and enjoy!***This recipe could also be made using sushi grade tuna, whitefish or cooked shrimp. The marinade would also work well over cooked tuna or chicken, in case you cannot find sushi grade fish in your local store.

***Here are some fun ideas for toppings: diced mango, cucumber salad, roe/masago, seaweed salad, pickled shiitake mushrooms, nori snack pack, sesame seeds, sliced scallions, pickled ginger.