Sushi Bake


  • 3 cups cooked white rice
  • 1/4 cup rice vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 8 ounces fresh or frozen salmon, cooked, cooled and shredded
  • 1 bag (16 ounces) imitation crab meat, shredded
  • 1/3 cup kewpie mayonnaise
  • 2 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 2 teaspoons soy sauce
  • 3 teaspoons sriracha sauce


  1. After cooking rice, spread it out onto a large, rimmed baking sheet.
  2. In a small saucepan, combine the vinegar, sugar and salt, and heat over medium just until the sugar and salt dissolve (do not boil).
  3. Allow the vinegar mixture to cool to room temperature.
  4. Pour the mixture evenly over the rice.
  5. Stir the rice and spread back out over bottom of pan, stirring at least a couple more times to ensure even cooling.
  6. Once the rice is cooled, preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  7. Press the rice into a small 9-by-9-inch baking dish.
  8. Place the two nori sheets over the rice.
  9. In a medium bowl, combine the salmon, imitation crab, kewpie mayo, cream cheese, soy and sriracha sauces, stirring until well blended.
  10. Spoon the meat mixture over the nori sheets and spread evenly until the seaweed is covered.
  11. Transfer to the oven and bake for about 20 minutes.
  12. Garnish with furikake seasoning, avocado slices, green onion, sriracha sauce and kewpie mayo, if desired, then cut into squares and serve.

This recipe was inspired by yet another viral TikTok trend, and there are many different versions out there; one of the videos can be found here.

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