Salmon & Roe Rice Bowl

Salmon & Roe Rice Bowl

Here's a recipe to make oyakodon (parent-and-child rice bowl) with homemade ikura salmon roe and salmon. The pretty color and characteristic texture of the ikura is irresistible.

Ingredients: 4 servings

Raw salmon
4 slices
Ikura (salmon roe marinated in soy sauce)
300 g
Shiso leaves
4 leaves
Hot cooked white rice
4 bowlfuls
to taste
Soy sauce, or dashi soy sauce
to taste


1. Prepare the ikura marinated in soy sauce. Refer to Recipe ID: 619042.
2. Saute the salmon in a frying pan. Remove the skin and bones to shred. Here's the recipe for salt broiled salmon Recipe ID: 1760125.
3. Scoop some rice into the bowl, then cover the top with shiso leaves. Place the salmon, then the ikura. Serve with a little wasabi.

Story Behind this Recipe

This is a recreation of a dish that I ate when I moved to Hokkaido for work. The ikura marinated in soy sauce will come in handy if you make lots and store in the freezer in a sterilized jar.