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Vegan Spicy Avocado Sushi

Spicy Avocado Sushi is a Vegan sushi, which is a delightful and innovative twist on the traditional Japanese dish, reimagines this culinary classic without any animal products. It’s a celebration of plant-based goodness, bringing together a vibrant array of fresh vegetables, flavorful rice, and creative ingredients to craft rolls that are not only delicious but also cruelty-free and sustainable.

At the heart of vegan sushi is the sushi rice, seasoned to perfection with a blend of rice wine vinegar, salt, and a touch of sweetness. This rice serves as the canvas upon which the symphony of plant-based ingredients unfolds. Instead of traditional seafood, vegan sushi embraces a variety of vegetables to provide a medley of textures and flavors.

Picture the crunch of crispy onions, the creaminess of avocado slices, and the burst of flavor from spicy mayo. You might also find marinated tofu, pickled radishes, or seasoned mushrooms adding depth to the flavor profile. The assembly is an art form, with the bamboo mat rolling together the colorful ingredients into a visually stunning roll.

What sets Spicy Avocado Sushi apart is not just the absence of animal products but the creative exploration of plant-based alternatives. The rolls are often accompanied by a variety of dipping sauces, ranging from classic soy-based dips to tangy teriyaki glazes or spicy vegan mayo. These sauces add that perfect finishing touch, enhancing the umami and tying the flavors together.

Beyond its culinary appeal, vegan sushi represents a compassionate and eco-friendly approach to eating. By opting for plant-based ingredients, it aligns with a sustainable lifestyle and caters to the growing demand for cruelty-free cuisine.

Whether you’re a seasoned vegan or someone exploring plant-based options, vegan sushi offers a delicious and ethical alternative to traditional sushi. It’s a testament to the endless possibilities of plant-based cooking, where creativity knows no bounds. So, roll up your sleeves, embrace the vibrant world of vegan sushi, and indulge in a guilt-free, flavor-packed culinary experience. 🌱🍣

Spicy Avocado Sushi

Course Main Course
Cuisine Japanese
Keyword avocado, crispy onion, mayo, mayonnaise, sushi, sushi roll, tempura, vegan, vegan sushi
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 2


  • 1 bamboo mat


For Sushi rice –

  • 1 cup sushi rice
  • 1.5 cup water
  • 1 tbsp rice wine vinegar
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp sugar

Other Ingredients –

  • 1 avocado sliced
  • 1/2 cup crispy onions
  • 4 tbsp kimchi mayo
  • 4 sushi nori sheets


  • Rinse 1 cup of sushi rice under cold water until the water runs clear.
  • In a saucepan, combine the rinsed rice and 1.5 cups of water.
  • Bring it to a boil, then reduce the heat to low, cover, and simmer for 15 minutes.
  • In a small bowl, mix rice wine vinegar, salt, and sugar. Once the rice is cooked, transfer it to a large bowl and gently fold in the vinegar mixture. Let it cool to room temperature.
  • Slice the avocado.Get those crispy onions ready—extra crunch is always a good idea!
  • Prepare a bowl of kimchi mayo for that flavorful kick.
  • Place a bamboo sushi rolling mat on a clean surface. Lay a sheet of sushi nori, shiny side down, on the mat.
  • Wet your fingers to prevent sticking and spread about 1 cup of sushi rice evenly over the nori, leaving a small border at the top.
  • Arrange avocado slices and sprinkle crispy onions along the center of the rice. Drizzle some kimchi mayo over the fillings.
  • Lift the edge of the mat closest to you with both hands, and begin rolling away from you, enclosing the fillings. Apply a bit of pressure to shape the roll.
  • Moisten the top border of the nori with a little water to seal the roll.
  • Using a sharp, wet knife, slice the roll into bite-sized pieces. Clean the knife between cuts to keep it neat.
  • Arrange your sushi pieces on a plate and serve with soy sauce, pickled ginger, and wasabi.

This sushi definitely tastes as good as the ones available in Sushi Samurai.


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