Soy Glazed Salmon with Pineapple Rice

Impress your family and friends with this easy and delicious Soy Glazed Salmon with Pineapple Rice made with Minute® Instant Brown Rice.

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Cooking time PREP TIME 10 mins
Cooking time COOK TIME 15 mins
Servings SERVES 4
Ready in TOTAL TIME 25 mins


  • nonstick cooking spray
  • 1 can (20 oz) pineapple chunks, drained, juice reserved
  • 2 cups Minute® Brown Rice
  • 1/2 cup reduced sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp sesame oil
  • 1 tbsp fresh grated ginger
  • 4 (4 oz each) salmon fillets
  • 1 tbsp cornstarch
  • 1 tbsp water
  • 1 green onion, thinly sliced (optional)
  • 1 tbsp black sesame seeds (optional)
  • 1 tbsp white sesame seeds (optional)


  • Serve the family a dinner they’ll love with this restaurant-style, sweet and tangy salmon and rice dish featuring whole-grain brown rice and juicy pineapple chunks.

    Step 1

  • Preheat oven to 400°F.

    Step 2

  • Line a 9×13-inch baking pan with aluminum foil; coat foil with nonstick cooking spray.

    Step 3

  • Chop pineapple chunks, set aside.

    Step 4

  • Prepare rice according to package directions; stir in chopped pineapple.

    Step 5

  • Combine reserved pineapple juice, soy sauce, sesame oil and ginger in a medium bowl. Place salmon fillets on prepared baking pan.

    Step 6

  • Brush filets with sauce. Bake for 10 minutes, or until cooked to desired doneness.

    Step 7

  • Combine remaining sauce, cornstarch and water in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil and cook, stirring constantly, until sauce thickens.

    Step 8

  • Reduce heat and simmer for 2 minutes.

    Step 9

  • Serve salmon and sauce over pineapple rice. Garnish with green onions and sesame seeds, if using.

Sweet and Tangy Salmon

Many people enjoy the combination of sweet and savory flavors. If you’re one of them, you’ll love this easy-to-make Soy Glazed Salmon with Pineapple Rice made with whole grain Minute® Instant Brown Rice and ready in just 25 minutes. Try it for dinner today!

Glazed with a sweet and tangy sauce made with pineapple juice, soy sauce, sesame oil and ginger, the salmon cooks to perfection in the oven. It pairs perfectly with the brown rice and pineapple mixture. Not only is this meal delicious, but it’s also a beautiful dish to serve your guests at your next dinner party thanks to the bright chunks of pineapple, vibrant green onion and caramel-colored, glazed salmon. It’s a guaranteed crowd-pleaser.

Jasmine Rice Option

For more authentic Asian flavor, try swapping the brown rice for Minute® Instant Jasmine Rice.