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Sushi Bake Cups or Muffins | Easy & Delicious Recipe

Incredibly delicious sushi bake cups…

Being a sushi fanatic, as soon as I saw the making video on TikTok, I made these amazing sushi bake cups or muffins. Apparently, it’s a viral recipe & after trying these I know why it went viral.

Absolutely delicious & will make a perfect appetizer for any party.

Sushi Bake Cups | Muffins Easy Recipe
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Recipe type: Appetiser
Cuisine: Asian
Serves: 8 cups
For marinating salmon
  • Salmon, cubed small, 1-inch size- 1 steak
  • Garlic powder- ¼ tsp
  • Ground black pepper- 2 pinches
  • Dried red chili flakes- ½ tsp
  • Light soy sauce- 2 tbsp
  • Sesame oil- 1 tsp
For making sticky rice
  • Sticky rice- 1 cup, rinsed
  • Water- 2 cups
For making sauce
  • Mayonnaise- 1 cup
  • Sriracha sauce- 1 tsp (or chili sauce/paste)
Other ingredients
  • Roasted nori sheets- 2
  • Green onions, chopped
  1. This recipe will make 8 sushi bake cups.
  2. Salmon can be used with or without skin.
  3. I've taken 1 salmon steak & cut into small cubes.
  4. To a bowl, add salmon along with other ingredients mentioned 'for marinating salmon'. Combine well.
  5. For cooking sticky rice: take 1 cup of sticky rice in a strainer & rinse well.
  6. Add to a saucepan, add 2 cups water & place over medium heat, let the water come to a boil.
  7. Lower the heat & cook covered for 10 to 12 minutes till the rice has turned soft.
  8. Towards the end, if the water has dried off & the rice is still crisp, add a few tablespoons more water & cook covered for a few more minutes.
  9. Remove the saucepan from the heat & keep it covered for some time.
  10. Let the rice cool down.
  11. Preheat the oven to 400 F or 200 C.
  12. Have a cupcake or muffin pan ready.
  13. Cut the roasted nori sheets into squares: half the sheet & cut each piece into squares- there will be 4 squares per sheet.
  14. Place the nori squares in each cupcake insert.
  15. Top with 2 tbsp sticky rice & press it down, nori sheet will sit well in the insert.
  16. Top the rice with a few salmon cubes.
  17. Place the cupcake pan in the preheated oven on the middle rack.
  18. Bake for 15 minutes.
  19. After 15 minutes, take the pan out of the oven.
  20. In a bowl, combine mayo & sriracha sauce (or use chili paste or sauce) or you can use spicy sriracha mayo.
  21. Garnish each sushi bake cup with green onions & drizzle sriracha mayo on the top.
  22. You can also sprinkle sesame seeds.
  23. Enjoy right away, tastes absolutely delish.




Thas is the author of Cooking with Thas, a popular food blog with recipes from Indian, American and Fusion Cuisines. She has been blogging since 2009 and been featured in several magazines. Read more...