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Easy Sushi Bake Recipe

  • Author: chefjar
  • Total Time: 35 minutes
  • Yield: 8 1x


This sushi bake recipe is easy to make, quick and feeds a crowd. Made with seasoned sushi rice and creamy and spicy crab mixture.



For the Rice

  • 2 cups Japanese short-grain rice (sushi rice)
  • 2 cups water
  • 1/4 cup unseasoned rice vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/2 - 1 teaspoon salt

For the Crab Mixture

  • 8 oz imitation crab  ( kani), shredded
  • 3/4 cup Japanese mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons sriracha
  • 1 tablespoon Furikake seasoning
  • 3-4 tablespoons nori sprinkle or 3 nori sheets crumbled into small pieces

To Garnish


Sushi Rice

  • Place the rice in a fine mesh sieve, and run it under cold water for 60-90 seconds. Be sure to stir it around with a spoon.
  • Throw the rice in your rice cooker with 2 cups water and turn it on. Once the rice is cooked, transfer it into a large bowl.
  • In a small bowl combine the rice vinegar, salt and sugar. Pour the mixture over the WARM rice and fold in  gently. Set aside.

 Crab Mixture

  • Unroll the crab sticks, stack the sheets together and cut into strips.
  • In a large bowl add the shredded crab sticks, Japanese mayonnaise and sriracha. Mix everything together until just combined.

Assemble sushi bake

  • Preheat your oven to 380 F ( 190 C). Butter a 15×10 inch baking sheet or spray it with cooking oil spray.
  • Transfer the rice to a 15×10 inch (38×25 cm) baking sheet ( buttered). Spread the rice in an even  layer and compress into the baking sheet.
  • Sprinkle with furukake and nori sprinkles.
  • Spread the crab mixture over the rice.
  • Bake for 10 minutes.
  • Remove from the oven and drizzle with spicy mayonnaise on top.
  • Garnish with chopped spring onions and sprinkle with toasted sesame seeds.
  • Serve with the square pieces of nori  ( seaweed). Enjoy!
  • Prep Time: 15 min
  • Cook Time: 20 min
  • Category: Sushi recipes
  • Cuisine: Japanese


  • Calories: 399kcal
  • Sugar: 3 g
  • Sodium: 600mg
  • Fat: 21g
  • Saturated Fat: 5g
  • Carbohydrates: 45g
  • Fiber: 2g
  • Protein: 5g
  • Cholesterol: 24mg

Keywords: sushi, sushi bake