These flavor- and nutrition-packed bowls are perfect for lunch or a weeknight dinner and come together in under 15 minutes! Did you know this recipe’s star ingredients are extra beneficial to your skin? According to PSG Skin & Laser Center, salmon’s Omega-3 and edamame’s low-fat source of protein provide a boost to your skincare routine and glow! 


  • 1/4 cup coconut aminos or soy sauce 
  • 2 tablespoons sesame oil 
  • 1 tablespoon honey 
  • 1 teaspoon sriracha 
  • Sesame seeds, plus extra to garnish 
  • 2 cubed 8-ounce salmon fillets, skin removed 
  • 1 cup steamed rice 
  • 1/4 cup shelled edamame 
  • Thinly sliced cucumber 

Peanut sauce: 

  • 1/4 cup peanut butter 
  • 2 tablespoons coconut aminos or soy sauce 
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil 
  • 1 tablespoon rice vinegar 
  • 1 tablespoon honey 
  • 1 teaspoon sriracha 
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 
  • 2 tablespoons water, or more, until desired consistency is reached 

Instructions: Combine peanut sauce ingredients. Set aside. Combine marinade ingredients. Add cubed salmon to a small bowl and toss in half of the sauce. Add cubed salmon to an air fryer basket and cook for 6 minutes at 390F. Divide rice among two plates. Transfer salmon to plates. Garnish with edamame, cucumber, sesame seeds, and remaining (unused) marinade, if desired. Serve with peanut sauce and sriracha. 

Notes: If you do not own an air fryer, cook on a baking sheet in the oven at 425F for approximately 8-10 minutes. Optional add-ons include shredded carrot, sliced avocado, chopped green onion, and sliced bell pepper 

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