These delicious Deconstructed Sushi Bowls allow you to enjoy all of your favorite sushi flavors in a quick and easy 30-minute meal for the busiest of days.
Do you love sushi but feel intimidated by eating raw fish or rolling your own sushi at home? These easy Deconstructed Sushi Bowls allow you to enjoy the ingredients of a classic California Roll in an easy-to-make bowl meal.
To take these bowls up a notch, serve them with Quick Pickled Cucumbers in place of the plain raw cucumbers.
Here's what you need to make Deconstructed Sushi Bowls:
- imitation crab meat
- pickled ginger
- Spicy Sriracha Mayo
See recipe card for quantities.
Here's how to make Deconstructed Sushi Bowls:
1. Cook the rice according to package directions.
2. Prep the rest of the ingredients by breaking up the crab, slicing the seaweed, slicing the scallions, dicing the cucumbers and slicing the avocado. To serve, set up a bar with all of the ingredients and let everyone assemble their own bowls.
Hint: To easily break up the crab, shred it using the paddle attachment on a stand mixer on the stirring speed.
Want to substitute one of the ingredients for Deconstructed Sushi Bowls? Here's how:
- Crab - use diced tofu, cooked shrimp or raw sushi-grade salmon or tuna or a different cooked white fish in place of the crab.
- Rice - use cauliflower rice in place of the rice.
Try one of these variations on this Sushi Roll Bowl recipe:
- Spicy - add a squirt of Sriracha sauce and/ or add diced jalapenos to the bowl.
- Vegetarian - use diced tofu or cooked edamame in place of the crab and top everything with toasted sesame seeds.
- Grain-free - use cauliflower rice in place of the rice.
This equipment can come in handy when making this Sushi Roll Bowl recipe:
For best quality, store leftovers from Deconstructed Sushi Bowls in the fridge in separate airtight containers for up to 5 days.
Poke bowls are a traditional Hawaiian dish, usually served with raw ahi tuna, but can now commonly be found at restaurants with various types of cooked or raw fish. Sushi bowls are a Japanese dish that can be found with various types of seafood over rice. So while they have different origins, the terms may at times be used interchangeably to describe a bowl of rice with seafood and assorted toppings.
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Serve one of these cocktails with Deconstructed Sushi Bowls for an at-home date night:
Deconstructed Sushi Bowls
- Cook the rice according to package directions.
- Prep the rest of the ingredients by breaking up the crab, slicing the seaweed, slicing the scallions, slicing the avocado and dicing the cucumbers.
- To serve, set up a bar with all of the ingredients and let everyone assemble their own bowls.
Don't leave food sitting out at room temperature for an extended period