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spicy salmon sushi bowls
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Spicy Salmon Sushi Bowls

These spicy salmon sushi bowls are the perfect no-cook recipe for summer! Fresh salmon tossed in a spicy mayo sauce on top of seasoned sushi rice with cucumbers, edamame, avocado, and nori.
Prep Time: 30 mins
Makes: 4 servings


Spicy Salmon

  • 1 lb fresh sushi-grade salmon, diced small (see notes above)
  • 3 tablespoons kewpie Japanese mayonnaise
  • 1-2 tablespoons sriracha, to taste
  • 2 teaspoons freshly grated ginger
  • 1 teaspoon soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 2 tablespoons thinly sliced green onion (tops only)

Sushi Rice

  • 1 1/2 cups sushi rice
  • 1/4 cup rice wine vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt

Sushi Bowls

  • 1 cup steamed edamame
  • 1 avocado sliced
  • 2 baby cucumbers, sliced
  • nori sheets


  • Place the sushi rice in a mesh strainer and rinse with cold water until the water runs clear. Steam the rice according to your rice cooker's instructions. While the rice cooks, warm the vinegar in a small bowl in the microwave. Stir in the sugar and salt until dissolved.
  • Once the rice is done, fold the vinegar mixture into the rice with a rice paddle. Let the rice cool to room temperature.
  • Whisk together the ingredients for the spicy mayo and toss the salmon and green onions in the mayo sauce.
  • Assemble the bowls! Top the sushi rice with the spicy salmon and add the sliced avocado, cucumber, steamed edamame, and top with nori and green onions.