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Spicy Baked Salmon Sushi Muffins

By: Bella Bucchiotti
Experience the latest viral TikTok food trend with spicy baked salmon sushi muffins. Simple and flavourful bite-sized sushi rice treats.
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 12 minutes
Marinate: 1 hour
Total Time: 22 minutes
Servings: 12


  • 3 Sheets nori
  • 2 Cups sushi rice, cooked
  • 1/2 Pound salmon filet, skin removed, cubed
  • 1 Tablespoons hoisin sauce
  • 2 Tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 Teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1 Teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • ½ Teaspoon salt
  • ½ Teaspoon ginger powder
  • ½ Cup carrots, diced
  • ½ Cup cucumbers, diced

Spicy Mayo

  • 1/4 Cup kewpie mayo
  • 1 Teaspoon sriracha sauce, sriracha sauce
  • 1 Tablespoon chili garlic sauce


  • sesame seeds
  • scallions, diced


  • Cut salmon into bite sized pieces and add to a mixing bowl. 
  • Next, add red pepper flakes, ginger powder, salt, hoisin, soy sauce, and sesame oil to the salmon and toss to coat.  marinade for up to 1 to 3 hours.
  • Cut each nori sheet into 4ths using kitchen scissors.
  • Lightly spray muffin tin with nonstick spray. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Place nori pieces onto a flat surface.
  • Add a spoonful of sushi rice into the center of each nori sheet and press down into the muffin tins.
  • Top each muffin tin with a spoonful of marinated salmon.
  • Place into the oven on the center rack and bake for 15 minutes.
  • Prepare spicy sriracha mayo. Combine all ingredients in a small bowl and whisk until smooth. 
  • Add cucumber and carrots on top each sushi muffin and drizzle with spicy mayo.
  • Garnish with scallions and sesame seeds.


Calories: 152kcal | Carbohydrates: 27g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 0.3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 10mg | Sodium: 303mg | Potassium: 156mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 986IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 10mg | Iron: 1mg
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