Are you in the mood for some sushi sandwiches? Well, you came to the right place as we have 25 sushi sandwich recipes to show you today!
Get your sushi mat and hungry stomach. We believe you’ll be needing them today for all these finger-licking sushi sandwich recipes. Without further ado, let us go!
What is a Sushi Sandwich?
First thing, first. Let us define what a sushi sandwich is in the first place.
The sushi sandwich goes by many names. Some call it a folded kimbap, but many know it as an onigirazu.
It is a type of onigiri. However, unlike the traditional onigiri, which is often round or triangular, a sushi sandwich is rectangular and flat. Instead, it is rectangular and flat. It typically consists of nori, rice, and some fillings. However, its fillings go beyond tuna mayo, pickled plum, and other usual onigiri fillings.
There are many ways to make a sushi sandwich, and we will be showing you some of the best ways today. Without further ado, let us get to the recipes!
14 Sushi Sandwich Recipes
We try to include everyone here. That is why we will be breaking this list into two today. For this set, we will be showing you sushi sandwich recipes that most people can enjoy. On the other hand, the second set will focus on sushi sandwiches that vegans and vegetarians will likely enjoy. With that, let us get to know our first recipe here.
Let us start this list with this recipe from Tasty. This recipe makes up to 16 pieces, making it an ideal choice for a big group.
As we have said, sushi sandwiches go way beyond the usual onigiri fillings. This recipe is a good example. It uses some shrimp, imitation crab, and smoked salmon, to name a few of its ingredients.
2. Cooking Sushi Sandwich
Over here, we have a recipe from Cooking with Myat. You will end up with six pieces with this recipe, making it an ideal choice for a small group.
This recipe uses some luncheon meat, imitation crab, egg, and tuna mayo, to name a few of its ingredients. A recipe to consider if you are looking for some variety.
We have this recipe by Wild Greens and Sardines next.
This recipe uses some smoked salmon along with a bunch of vegetables, like radishes, cucumbers, and carrots. Additionally, it has some spicy mayo and jalapeño peppers, making it an ideal choice if you like spicy things.
It also uses some avocado. With all of that, this sushi sandwich makes for a good choice if you are particular about texture.
4. How to make Sushi Sandwiches
Here, we have this recipe by Adam Liaw.
This recipe uses some teriyaki chicken, making it an ideal option if you want something sweet and tangy. Children commonly like teriyaki chicken, also making this recipe a good choice if you have some kids dining with you.
Making this sushi sandwich is also simple. Your little one can help prepare it if you want to involve them in the kitchen.
This recipe here is from Cooking Light. This one yields two pieces and takes 10 minutes to prepare, making it an ideal choice for a quick bite.
This recipe uses brown rice and a variety of vegetables, making it a healthy option. However, you should also know that it uses some smoked salmon just in case you are allergic to seafood or want to avoid raw stuff.
6. How to Make Sushi Sandwiches
As we have said earlier, there are many ways to make a sushi sandwich. This recipe by Ryland Peters & Small offers a unique method to make one using a mold.
This recipe is closer to the western sandwich everyone knows as it uses some ham and cheese instead of the usual sushi fillings.
Next up, we have this recipe from Hill Street.
This recipe yields two pieces. Preparation time depends on how you want to go about this sushi sandwich. It uses some buttermilk chicken strips and coleslaw, which you can get in a retail establishment or DIY at home. If you decide to get the premade ingredients, you can make this recipe in 10 minutes.
8. RICE SANDWICH ONIGIRAZU RECIPE
Earlier, we said that the fillings for sushi sandwiches can go beyond those we usually use for onigiri. On the other hand, that does not mean we cannot use the traditional onigiri fillings for a sushi sandwich. This recipe by Cooking with Chef Dai is a good example. This recipe only uses some tuna mayo with a couple of vegetables.
Over here, we have a recipe by Something About Sandwiches.
You will end up with four sandwiches with this recipe, making it an ideal recipe for sharing. It uses some smoked salmon, avocado, red cabbage, and spicy mayo, to name a few of its ingredients. It is a recipe to keep in mind if you are a fan of healthy and spicy things.
10. How to Make Onigirazu with Esther Choi
Next up, we have this recipe from Food52.
This recipe uses some ribeye, making it an ideal choice if you want a sushi sandwich with some beef. It does take some time to make as you have to marinate your meat. However, you can marinade your beef before you even start to save some time.
Over here, we have an onigarizu by Tesco.
This recipe is gluten-free and dairy-free. Aside from the rice, nori, and condiments, it only uses smoked salmon flakes, avocadoes, lettuce, and pickled cucumbers. The pickled cucumber has some chili powder, making this sushi sandwich an ideal option if you are looking for that kick but want to avoid the spicy mayo.
12. Sushi Sandwich
Our recipe here is from Sushi Chef Kai.
This recipe is easy to make, only using a few ingredients and having a few steps. Aside from the things one would need for sushi rice, it uses nori, spicy mayo, sriracha, scallions, masago, and something for the crunch. For its main ingredient, it uses some yellowtail.
Over here, we have a sushi sandwich recipe by Top Sushi.
This recipe uses some grilled salmon, making it an ideal choice if you want a sushi sandwich with some fish but want to avoid raw seafood at the same time. It is a simple recipe using only a few ingredients. Aside from the sushi rice ingredients and condiments, it only uses some nori, avocado, and lettuce.
14. Folded California Roll Sushi Hack, Sushi Sandwiches
Do you like California rolls? If so, you might want to try this recipe by Hankki – One Meal.
This recipe uses the same ingredients one would use in a California roll. It has some imitation crab, avocado, cucumbers, and masago, to name a few of its ingredients. This recipe is an ideal choice if you want to enjoy California rolls in a different way.
Did anyone tell you that you cannot have sushi for breakfast? Well, what about some sushi sandwiches instead then. Let us talk about this recipe by Christie at Home for that.
This recipe uses some eggs and an assortment of vegetables. It is an ideal option if you want to avoid using any meat.
11 Plant-Based Sushi Sandwich Recipes
As we have said above, this set will focus on sushi sandwiches for vegans and vegetarians. While this set does not have as many recipes as the first set, we have quite a few here enough for you to find something up your alley.
Let us go ahead and get to know our first recipe on this set now!
16. Folded Sushi Sandwich | Vegan Folded Kimbap
As we have said above, the sushi sandwich is sometimes also called a folded kimbap. As you can see, that is the case here with this recipe from Plantcept.
This recipe is a vegan one and uses tofu and mushroom as its main ingredients. It only uses a small amount of rice, making it an ideal choice if you want to eat less rice.
Next up, we have this vegan sushi sandwich recipe from The Green Creator.
The main ingredient of this recipe is tempeh. Additionally, it employs several other healthy ingredients like carrots, cabbages, and avocados. As you can see, this recipe is not only vegan-friendly. It is also pretty healthy, making it a good choice if you want something up that alley.
18. How to Make Easy Vegan Sushi Sandwiches
Over here, we have a recipe by Delicious Plants.
This recipe uses some tofu, cucumbers, carrots, red peppers, and green onions. Additionally, it also has some spicy mayo in the mix. The red peppers, green onions, and spicy mayo make it an ideal choice if you want some kick in your vegan sushi sandwich.
Our sushi sandwich recipe here comes from Lazy Cat Kitchen.
This recipe takes half an hour to prepare and cook, but it produces four servings. For the ingredients, it uses a variety of veggies like some baby spinach and red cabbage, making it an ideal recipe to make for sharing with a vegan friend.
20. Onigirazu – Vegan Sushi Sandwich | Recipe Video
Over here, we have a recipe by Eating Vegan With Me.
This recipe uses chili, ginger, and garlic, making it an ideal choice if you are looking for a vegan sushi sandwich recipe that can offer some kick. However, you do not have to worry. That is not all there is to this recipe. It also uses some tofu, carrots, and cucumbers, to name a few.
This next one by Love My Salad is more for our vegetarian friends as it uses some eggs. However, that is, of course, not the only ingredient for this recipe. This sushi sandwich has tons of vegetables. It has some radish, onion, and lettuce, to name a few.
This recipe takes around 30 minutes to make and can serve up to 2 persons.
22. How to Make Tofu Katsu Sushi Sandwiches and Rolls
Over here, The Foodie Takes Flight will teach you to make tofu katsu sushi sandwiches and rolls.
The main ingredient in this recipe is the crispy tofu katsu. However, it also has carrots, red bell peppers, and cabbages which help add more flavor and color to the sushi sandwich.
This one is an ideal choice if you want something with flavor, a pop of color, and a variety of textures.
This recipe by Kriss Loves Food is another sushi sandwich that is more for vegetarians than vegans. It uses tons of veggies like carrots and cucumbers. However, it also uses some eggs, making it unsuitable for our vegan friends.
This recipe takes around 30 minutes to make and can make up to 2 servings, making it an ideal lunch meal for those on the go.
24. HOW TO MAKE VEGAN SUSHI SANDWICHES
Next up, we have a recipe from scorpion shape.
The main ingredient in this recipe is seasoned pumpkin slices. However, other than that, it also has many other fresh ingredients like beetroots, red cabbages, red bell peppers, and cucumbers, to name only a few. Aside from all these ingredients, there is no frying in this sushi sandwich, making it one of the healthiest recipes on this list.
Our last recipe for today comes from Bettina’s Kitchen.
This recipe has a green team of ingredients. It uses some avocado, cucumber, lettuce, and spring onion, to name a few of its ingredients. If you want to go green, literally or figuratively, as you can see, this recipe is one to consider.
This one is labeled as an easy recipe, making it an ideal recipe for a beginner.
We hope you found our selection of 25 sushi sandwich recipes enticing and helpful! If you want to know more sushi recipes or get to know more about sushi in general, you can check out our other discussions. We might have just the thing! For now, happy eating!
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