Teriyaki Salmon Bites with Coconut Rice 

The perfect lunch or dinner meal packed with omega 3’s that is quick, easy, cheap and delicious. 


  • 400 grams of Atlantic Salmon (skin off) 
  • 2 tbsp of honey 
  • 2 tbsp Teriyaki sauce  
  • 1 tsp Hoisin sauce 
  • 1 thumb of ginger 
  • 1 garlic clove 
  • 1 tsp sweet miso paste 
  • 1 cup of jasmine rice 
  • 1 cup of water 
  • 1/2 cup of coconut milk 
  • 2 star anise  
  • Pinch of salt  

As always: if any of these ingredients are flare foods for you, please omit them or replace them with an alternative item.

Prep Time

10-15 minutes  

Cooking Time

50-60 minutes





  1. Cut up salmon into 2cm cubes. 
  2. In a bowl combine honey, teriyaki sauce, hoisin sauce and sweet miso paste. 
  3. Grate ginger and garlic into bowl. 
  4. Add salmon to bowl, mix all together and set aside to marinate for 20 minutes. 
  5. Pop marinated salmon cubes into air fryer. 
  6. Cook for 7 minutes at 200 degrees. 
  7. In a small pan, bring the remaining marinate to a gentle boil to be used as a sauce over the salmon when serving (optional). 


  1. Rinse rice in cold water until water runs clear. 
  2. Add washed rice to medium sized saucepan. 
  3. Add water, star anise and coconut milk to saucepan and bring to the boil with lid on. 
  4. Once boiling, turn heat to lowest setting and with lid still on, continue to cook for 9.5 minutes. 
  5. Remove lid, fluff rice with fork while removing star anise. 

Grab a bowl, add the cooked rice and salmon and pick your favourite additional sides that make your tummy smile! 

In this example we’ve used sesame spring onions, edamame, boiled egg, fresh cucumber, salmon roe and furikake to season. 

You can find a short instructional video for the salmon and rice on @sanders25 Instagram page or via the link here:


About the Author

Our new Fearless Foodie contributor and CCA ambassador, Aaron Sanders. Aaron was diagnosed with Crohn’s disease in 2012, after being misdiagnosed with a parasite and has managed his condition via infusions ever since. He is a passionate foodie and competed in Season 13 of MasterChef Australia. Aaron is using his social media platform to spread awareness for this invisible disease that affects so many. As a CCA ambassador, Aaron is excited to create different recipes and share food ideas with the Crohn’s and colitis community.