Easy Baked Sushi

Ingredients:

  • 200 grams salmon, about 1 fillet
  • 14 pieces crab sticks
  • 1/3 cup + 2 tablespoons japanese mayo
  • 1/2 cup cream cheese, softened
  • 1 tablespoon sriracha chili sauce, plus more to taste
  • furikake seasoning, (for topping)
  • 4 cups japanese rice, (or jasmine rice), cooked
  • 1 1/2 tablespooon sushi vinegar, (or regular vinegar)
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • pepper, to taste
  • nori wrapper, (Optional)

Procedure:

  1. Cook rice Japanese or jasmine rice to make 4 cups cooked rice. Set aside.
  2. Season salmon with salt and pepper and bake at 250 degrees F or 180 degrees C for 15 minutes.
  3. Shred crabsticks, and set aside.
  4. Once salmon is baked, shred it into flakes.
  5. Mix salmon and crab sticks, add 1/3 cup Japanese mayo, cream cheese, and 1 tablespoon sriracha chili sauce. After mixing, add an additional 2 tablespoons Japanese mayonnaise and sprinkle pepper to taste. Set aside.
  6. Prepare the rice as the base of the sushi: Combine cooked rice with rice vinegar (you can also use regular vinegar or sushi vinegar) and sesame oil.
  7. Mix and flatten rice into an oven-proof glass container or casserole baking dish.
  8. Sprinkle furikake seasoning (Japanese rice seasoning) on top of the rice.
  9. Add the salmon and crab sticks mixture and spread over the rice layer.
  10. Top with Japanese mayo and sriracha chili sauce and sprinkle with more furikake seasoning.
  11. Bake for 10 minutes.
  12. Let it cool down a bit and serve with nori wrappers.

Source: yummy.ph