Teriyaki Salmon Mini Taco Bowls

Teriyaki Salmon Mini Taco Bowls

Get ready to feast on salmon taco bowls filled with the flavors of your favorite sushi roll—minus the rice. This Pacific Northwest-inspired bowl takes influence from flavors overseas and a favorite fresh fish caught right off the coast. Try out this dish for a fun twist on taco night!
Prep 20 Minutes
Total 35 Minutes
Servings 6

Ingredient List

  • 1 package Old El Paso™ Taco Bowls™ mini soft flour tortillas
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons honey mustard
  • 1 tablespoon rice vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon finely grated gingerroot
  • 1 teaspoon finely chopped garlic
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 4 fresh salmon fillets (4 oz each)
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 3/4 cup shredded red cabbage
  • 2 tablespoons Asian sesame dressing
  • Shredded carrots, julienned cucumbers, pickled ginger, if desired
Recipe Continues Below


  1. Heat oven to 425°F. Line a rimmed cookie sheet with cooking parchment paper; spray parchment paper with cooking spray.
  2. In 1-quart saucepan, stir together brown sugar, soy sauce, mustard, rice vinegar, gingerroot and garlic over medium heat. Heat to a light boil. In small bowl, stir cornstarch and water until blended; pour into saucepan. Cook mixture 1 minute, stirring constantly. Heat to boiling; cook 1 minute longer, stirring constantly. Cool 5 minutes.
  3. Place salmon, skin side down, on cookie sheet. Sprinkle evenly with pepper. Brush tops and sides of salmon with glaze. Bake 5 minutes. Generously brush with glaze. Bake 9 to 11 minutes longer or until fish flakes easily with fork. Discard any remaining glaze.
  4. Heat bowls as directed on package. Flake glazed salmon into big pieces; discard skin. Evenly divide cabbage among bowls. Top with salmon; drizzle each with 1/2 teaspoon dressing. Top with shredded carrots, julienned cucumbers and pickled ginger.

Expert Tips

  • To save time when making these salmon taco bowls, look for pre-prepared vegetables like shredded red cabbage and julienned carrots in the produce section of the grocery store.
  • Asian sesame dressing can be found in the salad dressing section of grocery stores. Substitute your favorite teriyaki sauce if unable to find.
  • Pickled ginger is thinly sliced fresh young ginger that has been marinated in a sweet vinegar solution. It can be found in the Asian section of grocery stores.


Calories280(Calories from Fat100),Total Fat11g(Saturated Fat2 1/2g,Trans Fat0g),Cholesterol35mgSodium850mgTotal Carbohydrate29g(Dietary Fiber0g Sugars14g),Protein15g;% Daily Value*:Vitamin A2%;Vitamin C6%;Calcium4%;Iron6%; Exchanges:1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat; Carbohydrate Choices:2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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