Steamed Salmon with Mango Salsa Recipe

Need a light rice meal recipe? Opt for this steamed salmon.

This steamed salmon and rice is paired with a light, refreshing mango salsa. It’s a great option for those looking for good-for-you but fillings meals. 

Steamed Salmon with Mango Salsa Recipe

Roselle Miranda
Need a light rice meal recipe? Opt for this steamed salmon.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Resting Time 30 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Course Main Dishes
Cuisine Others
Servings 4


Steamed Salmon with Mango Salsa Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups Japanese rice rinsed
  • 2 cups water
  • 2 steaks salmon halved
  • 1 lemon cut into wedges
  • 1 ripe mango cubed
  • 1/2 Cup Cucumber seeded, cubed
  • 1 tablespoon red onion peeled, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 4 tablespoons Japanese rice flavoring (furikake)
  • Salt to taste
  • ground black pepper to taste


  • In the bowl of a rice cooker, combine rice and water. Set to cook. Once done, gently fluff rice. Cover, and set to cook again. Scoop out rice into a bowl and keep warm. Clean rice bowl. Set aside.
  • Pour an inch of water into the bowl of the rice cooker. Cover, and set to cook.
  • Pat salmon steaks dry. Squeeze a lemon wedge over each steak, and sprinkle with salt and ground black pepper to taste. Place salmon in the steamer basket of the rice cooker, and cover. Cook 3 minutes, or to your desired doneness.
  • Meanwhile, make Salsa: Mix mango chunks, cucumber, red onion, and oil. Season with salt and black pepper to taste.
  • When ready, serve steamed sushi rice topped with furikake, and salmon topped with mango-cucumber salsa and lemon wedges. Recipe originally published in the January/February 2017 issue of Good Housekeeping Philippines.
Keyword steamed salmon, salmon fillet
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