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Summer is here! With the freedom of summer comes the anticipation of outings and adventures. During these balmy days I like to take my girls outside to enjoy nature and the sunshine. Sometimes we’re having so much fun that we get home and I’m scrambling to make something for dinner.

I think every family has a default meal that they prepare when they’re in a crunch for time.

A simple and delicious salmon rice recipe which takes three ingredients and less than half an hour to make. Pairs nicely with most vegetables.

This salmon rice recipe is my family’s favourite. I can usually throw it together because it only needs three ingredients (four if you count the soy sauce you serve on top of it)! Plus, it takes less than half an hour to prepare!

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Salmon Rice

Yield: 4

Salmon Rice


  • 1 can sockeye salmon,
  • 1/3 cup mayonnaise,
  • 2 cups cooked rice,
  • salt and pepper.


  • While rice is cooking, mash salmon in a medium sized bowl
  • Add mayonnaise to salmon
  • Season salmon mixture with salt, pepper, and/or other seasonings (optional)
  • Once rice is cooked, combine the rice with salmon mixture
  • Serve with soy sauce and top with chopped green onion (optional)


  • Other toppings include: chopped tomato, cucumber, or shredded cheese
  • This pairs well with any vegetable
  • Spice up your salmon rice with a wasabi and soy sauce mixture
  • Can be served in half an orange or red pepper

What makes this a perfect summer recipe is that you don’t heat up your house making it (especially if you’re using a rice cooker)! Yes indeed, this recipe is an awesome one. It’s so easy to make and my family loves it!

So that’s it! Simple, easy, and yummy! I would love to hear if you try out this recipe (and what you think of it if you do)!

What is your default recipe when you’re scrambling to make dinner?


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Jennifer Bly
Author of My Kitchen, My Classroom: An Introduction to Homeschool, creator of The Deliberate Mom, and Deliberate Homeschooling. Jennifer writes about parenting, her faith, and life with her husband and two girls. Jennifer has a Bachelor of Applied Human Service Administration Degree with a specialization in Early Learning in Child Care.

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