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Ginger Turmeric Salmon Sushi

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April 29, 2015

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The turmeric and ginger make this is a great anti-anti-inflamatory post workout meal, lunch or healthy snack. It's easy and can be modified using any vegetables you have in the pantry.

  • Prep: 20 mins
  • 20 mins

    20 mins

  • Yields: 5-7


1 orange (or ½ cup orange juice)

2 cloves of garlic, crushed (or 2 teaspoons, minced)

2 inches of grated garlic (approximately 1 ½ - 2 tablespoons)

2 tablespoons of tamari

1 teaspoon turmeric

½ - ¾ lbs of wild uncooked salmon, skin removed

1 tablespoon coconut oil or ghee for sautéing’ salmon

6 pieces of nori

2 cups, cooked sushi rice

1 avocado, sliced

1 cup broccoli, finely diced

2 carrots thinly sliced

pinch of salt


In a medium bowl, add juice of one orange, 2 crushed garlic cloves, grated ginger, tamari, ½ tablespoon honey (optional), turmeric and a pinch of salt. Mix well and add salmon. Let set for 2-3 minutes. While it’s marinating, start heating your pan. Once pan is heated to medium high, place salmon and half of the liquid in the pan. Cook salmon 5-6 minutes or until fully cooked. Remove from heat and set aside.

Next, you’ll start making your sushi. Place plastic wrap over a rolling mat. Lay nori on plastic wrap. Spread a handful of rice over nori, then add vegetables and salmon. Roll, cut and eat.


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