Teriyaki Salmon Mini Taco Bowls

Teriyaki Salmon Mini Taco Bowls Recipe

The Pacific Northwest’s taco takes the influence from flavors overseas and a favorite fresh fish caught off the coast. Flavors of your favorite sushi roll, minus the rice.
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

  • 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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