Crispy Rice Sushi Waffles

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AI generated by thescout Breakfast, Japanese cuisine
Servings Difficulty Prep time Cook time Total time
4 Intermediate 20 min 20 min 40 min

Fusion dish that combines crispy rice and fresh sushi toppings in a unique waffle form.

Did you know?

Did you know sushi waffles first gained popularity on social media as an innovative way to enjoy sushi ingredients?

Embark on a delightful culinary adventure with our Crispy Rice Sushi Waffles, a modern twist on traditional Japanese sushi. This dish is not only a feast for the eyes but also a fusion of textures and flavors, combining the crispiness of toasted rice with the freshness of sushi toppings. Imagine the historical streets of Edo (now Tokyo), where sushi began as a street food, evolving through time into an art form celebrated worldwide. Now, that artistry meets the casual comfort of Western brunch in this imaginative creation, perfect for those who desire a slice of innovation on their plate.

Our sushi waffles will bring the essence of a sushi bar to your breakfast table, offering a playful spin on classic Japanese cuisine with a nod to the beloved waffles of the West. Each bite delivers a satisfying crunch followed by the delicate taste of your chosen sushi toppings—a narrative of East meets West on a single plate.


Select the highest-quality ingredients to bring the Crispy Rice Sushi Waffles to life, enhancing the authentic taste and texture of this fusion dish.

  • 300g sushi rice
  • 360ml water
  • 2 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 4 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 100g fresh salmon, sliced
  • 1 avocado, sliced
  • 1 small cucumber, julienned
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds
  • Pickled ginger, for serving
  • Wasabi paste, for serving


Follow these carefully curated steps to recreate the Crispy Rice Sushi Waffles and experience the joy of cross-cultural cuisine right in your home.

  1. Rinse the sushi rice until the water runs clear, then drain.
  2. Combine the rice and 360ml of water in a rice cooker and cook as per the machine's instructions.
  3. While the rice is still warm, gently fold in the rice vinegar, sugar, and salt.
  4. Preheat your waffle iron to a medium-high setting.
  5. When the iron is hot, spread an even layer of sushi rice into the waffle iron, ensuring the rice covers all the grooves of the iron.
  6. Cook the rice in the waffle iron for about 10 minutes, or until crispy and golden.
  7. Carefully remove the rice waffle and place it on a serving plate.
  8. Drizzle soy sauce over the waffle and arrange slices of salmon, avocado, cucumber, and a sprinkle of sesame seeds on top.
  9. Serve the waffles with pickled ginger and a small dab of wasabi paste on the side.

Add some extra love

For a touch of luxury, top your waffles with a small dollop of caviar and a sprinkle of finely chopped chives.

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