Thai Sweet Chili Salmon Bowls

Recipe Classifications




Lunch, Dinner


Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, Nut-Free, Keto, Paleo, Whole30, Atkins, Mediterranean Diet, DASH, Soy-Free


Green, Orange / Yellow, Red

Freezes well:


Prep Time  (total time):

Under 15 Minutes  (Under 30 Minutes)

Thai Sweet Chili Salmon Bowls

Salmon + Sweet Chili Sauce = Happy. Gluten-free, Nut-Free, Dairy-Free, Keto, Paleo, and Whole30 options.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 646kcal



  • 1 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil or sesame oil
  • 1 Tbsp garlic powder
  • 2 red bell peppers sliced
  • 2 green bell peppers sliced
  • 2 large carrots cut into very thin strips
  • 1/2 red cabbage sliced very thin
  • 2 cups cooked brown rice quinoa or cauliflower rice
  • 1 cup edamame shelled (optional)


  • 4 green onions sliced
  • 2 Tbsp sesame seeds
  • 1/2 cup fresh cilantro chopped; can sub parsley
  • 1 lime cut into wedges or slices
  • Coconut amminos drizzle on


  • 4 salmon fillets ~5 oz each
  • 2 Tbsps melted clarified butter or Ghee
  • 2 Tbsps raw honey
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 1/2 Tbsps chili flakes Warning: can be spicy!

Sweet Red Chili Sauce

  • 1 tsp Sweet Red Chili Sauce or, to taste; gluten-free options exist.


  • Preheat the oven to 400 F.
  • Place rice or substitute in rice cooker and start.
  • In bowl, whisk melted butter, honey, salt, and chili flakes.
  • In baking tray with parchment paper, place salmon fillets, leaving space between.
  • Brush the salmon with your chili butter mixture.
  • Bake in the preheated oven for about 12-15 minutes, or until salmon is cooked through and flakes easily.
  • Meanwhile, heat oil in a large skillet over med-high heat. Add in carrots, bell peppers, red cabbage and edamame.
  • Season with sea salt, pepper, garlic powder and saute for about 6-8 minutes, until the veggies are still crisp, but beginning to soften to your liking.
  • Add salmon and garnish with sesame seeds, sliced green onions, fresh chopped cilantro/parsley, lime wedges, and coconut aminos if desired.


  1. Nutritional information is only an estimate. The accuracy of the nutritional information for any recipe on this site is not guaranteed.


Calories: 646kcal | Carbohydrates: 59g | Protein: 45g | Fat: 27g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 113mg | Sodium: 461mg | Potassium: 1789mg | Fiber: 11g | Sugar: 20g | Vitamin A: 8968IU | Vitamin C: 195mg | Calcium: 178mg | Iron: 5mg

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