Chirashi Sushi in a Glass 海鮮グラス寿司

Chirashi sushi is vinegared sushi rice topped with ingredients cut into small pieces. In Japan, it is made at home and eaten during seasonal festivals. Putting it in a glass shows off the beautiful, vibrant colors and is a great idea for offering to guests.

酢飯の上に小さく切った具材を載せて食べるちらし寿司。日本では節句のお祝いに自宅で作って食べられているお寿司です。グラスに盛りつければ、見た目に美しく色鮮やかなので、おもてなし料理としてもおすすめです。

How to cook

Fill the glass with layers of vinegared sushi rice and the ingredients you want, such as seafood, avocado, and scrambled egg cut to pieces of the same size. This is an easy type of sushi to enjoy that does not require any shaping. You can season it as desired with pickled ginger or dill to add a flavor accent.

Ingredients for 2 servings

200g
(7oz)
Cooked rice
1 tbsp
Sushi vinegar
50g
(1.8oz)
Salmon
50g
(1.8oz)
Tuna
40g
(1.4oz)
Shrimp/prawns
1
Avocado
1
Egg
1 tsp
Salad oil
To taste
Soy sauce
To taste
Dill (if available)
20g
(0.7oz)
Pickled ginger (if available)

*Pickled ginger, called gari, is ginger pickled in sweet vinegar that comes with sushi

Prepare the rice.

Please prepare rice. See here for how to cook rice.

Cooking Steps

30 minutes

Prepare vinegared sushi rice

Mix the sushi vinegar into the warm rice and allow to cool.

Prepare the ingredients

Add the oil to a heated frying pan and make scrambled eggs. Boil the shrimp or prawns in hot water. Cut the salmon, tuna, shrimp/prawns, and avocado into 1 cm squares. Mince the pickled ginger.

Plating

Fill the glass with alternating vinegared rice layers and ingredient layers. Top with dill and a little soy sauce, if desired.