Salmon Soiree—Lunch for 4

Salmon Soiree is a fusion lunch dish combining Japanese and Scandinavian flavors. It features tender, grilled salmon marinated in a savory soy sauce and dill mixture, served over a bed of sushi rice with pickled vegetables. This nutritious and flavorful meal is perfect for a satisfying midday feast.

Meal Type



Japanese Scandinavian Fusion



Food Stars






You Need This Stuff

  • 4 6-ounce salmon fillets
  • 1/2 cup soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh dill
  • 1 tbsp grated ginger
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 1 tbsp rice vinegar
  • 2 cups sushi rice, uncooked
  • 3 cups water
  • 1/4 cup rice vinegar (for sushi rice)
  • 2 tbsp sugar (for sushi rice)
  • 1 tsp salt (for sushi rice)
  • 1 cup thinly sliced cucumber, pickled
  • 1 cup thinly sliced radish, pickled
  • 1 cup thinly sliced red onion, pickled

Do This With That Stuff

  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C)
  2. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or a silicone baking mat
  3. In a large mixing bowl, combine 1/2 cup soy sauce, 1/4 cup chopped fresh dill, 1 tbsp grated ginger, 2 cloves minced garlic, 1 tbsp honey, and 1 tbsp rice vinegar; whisk until well combined
  4. Add the 4 salmon fillets to the marinade and let sit for at least 15 minutes
  5. While the salmon is marinating, rinse the sushi rice in a fine mesh strainer under cold water until the water runs clear
  6. In a large saucepan, combine the rinsed sushi rice with 3 cups of water; bring to a boil over high heat
  7. Reduce heat to low and cover; simmer for about 20 minutes or until all water is absorbed
  8. Remove from heat and let stand covered for an additional 10 minutes
  9. In a small saucepan, combine 1/4 cup rice vinegar, 2 tbsp sugar, and 1 tsp salt; heat over low heat until sugar dissolves
  10. Transfer cooked sushi rice to a medium mixing bowl; gently fold in vinegar mixture using a wooden spoon until fully incorporated
  11. Allow sushi rice to cool completely at room temperature while preparing other ingredients
  12. Place marinated salmon fillets on prepared baking sheet; bake in preheated oven for about 12-15 minutes or until salmon flakes easily with a fork
  13. To serve, divide cooled sushi rice among four plates; top each portion of rice with one baked salmon fillet and equal amounts of pickled cucumber, radish, and red onion

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Beti’s Reflections

It was a chilly autumn afternoon when I stumbled upon this delightful Salmon Soiree Recipe. I had been on a culinary adventure, exploring the fusion of Japanese and Scandinavian flavors, when I discovered this gem tucked away in a cozy little café in Stockholm. The combination of marinated salmon fillet with sushi rice and pickled vegetables instantly captured my heart, and I knew I had to share it with all of you on

This Japanese Scandinavian Fusion dish serves four people and is perfect for those who love seafood and bold flavors. However, if you have any dietary restrictions or allergies to fish or soy, please take note before diving into this delicious meal.

The star of this dish is the 6-ounce salmon fillets, marinated in a savory blend of soy sauce, fresh dill, grated ginger, minced garlic, honey, and rice vinegar. This marinade infuses the salmon with an incredible depth of flavor that pairs beautifully with the sushi rice. Speaking of which, our sushi rice is cooked to perfection and seasoned with a mixture of rice vinegar, sugar, and salt for that authentic taste. To top it all off, we have thinly sliced pickled cucumber, radish, and red onion adding a tangy crunch to each bite.

To create this masterpiece at home: preheat your oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C) and line a baking sheet with parchment paper or a silicone baking mat. Prepare your marinade by whisking together soy sauce, chopped fresh dill, grated ginger, minced garlic, honey, and rice vinegar in a large mixing bowl. Add your salmon fillets to the marinade for at least 15 minutes while you prepare the sushi rice according to the instructions provided above. Once your salmon has marinated and your sushi rice has cooled completely at room temperature; bake the salmon fillets for about 12-15 minutes until they flake easily with a fork. To serve, divide the sushi rice among four plates, top with a baked salmon fillet, and garnish with equal amounts of pickled cucumber, radish, and red onion.

In conclusion, this Salmon Soiree Recipe is a fantastic way to bring Japanese Scandinavian Fusion into your home kitchen. The combination of marinated salmon fillet, sushi rice with salmon, and baked salmon with pickled vegetables creates a nutritious and satisfying lunch that will leave you craving more. So gather your friends and family for a midday feast they won’t forget!

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