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Salmon Donburi – Sashimi Strips over Bed of Rice

Salmon sashimi over a bed of rice. Seasoned with flavored soy sauce and fresh onions!
Course: Easy
Servings: 1 person


  • Fresh salmon - 150 grams
  • Onion - ½ whole
  • Cooked white rice - 1 cup
  • Radish sprouts - a few garnish
  • Wasabi - small dab

Infused Soy Sauce

  • Soy sauce - 4 teaspoon
  • Water - 4 teaspoon
  • Cooking wine - 1 teaspoon any rice wine ok
  • Sugar - 1 teaspoon
  • Vinegar - 1 teaspoon
  • Minced garlic - ½ teaspoon
  • Onion - ¼ whole


Prep Salmon and Onions

  • Cut fillet into sashimi strips. Set aside. Then cut half an onion into very thin slices.
  • Put the strips into cold water and strain after 5 minutes.

Make Sauce

  • Place all listed ingredients for the sauce into a mixing bowl. Slice another half of an onion into strips and mix them into the sauce.
  • Pour the sauce into a pot.
  • Place the pot on high heat and bring it up to a boil. Once the sauce is boiling, reduce the heat to a medium-low and cook for one more minute.
  • Strain the liquid. Set sauce aside to cool.
  • Use the leftover onions as a side-dish.

Make Bowl

  • Fill a bowl with hot sticky rice. Then spread a spoonful of the flavored soy sauce over the rice.
  • Then add a layer of thinly sliced onions (from Step 1).
  • Then add the sashimi strips on top. Garnish with radish sprouts and a dab of wasabi.


  • Reference this video if you need help on cutting the fillet into salmon strips.
  • See video below for more details