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Salmon & Ikura Don

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Japanese
Keyword: donburi, salmon sashimi
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 2
Author: Nami
Seafood donburi with fresh salmon sashimi and ikura over warm Japanese rice. Garnished with shredded nori and shiso leaf. It can be easily prepared at home! 



  1. Gather all the ingredients.

    Salmon & Ikura Don Ingredients
  2. Serve rice in a donburi (or large) bowl and let it cool down a bit so that hot rice will not cook the sashimi.
    Salmon & Ikura Don 1
  3. With a very sharp knife, slice salmon sashimi (oh, my hand is not that big, that’s my husband’s!).
    Salmon & Ikura Don 2
  4. Place slices of salmon down like flower petals until you cover the rice.
    Salmon & Ikura Don 3
  5. Put shiso leaf and ikura on top.
    Salmon & Ikura Don 4
  6. Garnish with kizami nori (shredded nori). In a small soy sauce dish, add soy sauce and put wasabi on the side. Mix it up before you eat and pour on top.
    Salmon & Ikura Don 5

Recipe Notes

Recipe by Namiko Chen of Just One Cookbook. All images and content on this site are copyright protected. Please do not use my images without my permission. If you’d like to share this recipe on your site, please re-write the recipe in your own words and link to this post as the original source. Thank you.