This baked salmon and veggie sushi platter is one of my go-to dishes for family dinners or holiday gatherings. It’s a deconstructed sushi roll with all of the delicious flavors and textures!
Sushi Salad, aka Deconstructed Sushi Platter
This sushi salad platter gives you all the flavor of a real sushi roll, without all of the mess. It’s made with sushi rice, crunchy veggies, baked salmon, crispy fried onions and a 2-ingredient spicy mayo. It’s perfect for a large crowd, or a new weeknight dinner idea!
You’ll probably find a few variations of this on the internet, and each version will look different, but that’s the beauty of this dish. You can pile on whichever toppings you like most on your sushi, and you’ve got yourself a delicious meal that’s always a crowd pleaser.
Both me and my husband don’t love raw fish so I love adding baked salmon to this dish. I marinate it with coconut aminos and honey, and it adds such a great sweetness to the dish. You can also use your favorite teriyaki sauce as a marinade.
To make this dish vegan, you can use tofu for the protein or keep it all veggies. I added my favorite toppings, but you can customize the toppings to your liking.
What you’ll need to make this sushi platter:
- Sushi rice– I haven’t tested this with regular rice, but I’m sure it can be done and cooked the same way. I always follow the cooking instructions on the package!
- Seaweed- you can cut up pieces of nori paper, or use crumbled up seaweed snacks- my personal favorite!
- Veggies of choice: I used cucumbers and carrots
- Fish: I used salmon. If you use raw fish, make sure its sushi-grade fish
- Crunchy panko crumbs or fried onions: I personally love adding crispy fried onions, but you can swap toasted panko crumbs for an added crunch. Just bake the crumbs until golden brown in the oven or over the stove in a pan
- Spicy mayo: a MUST, and only made from two ingredients
- Other toppings: a sweet sauce like eel sauce or teriyaki, furikake seasoning, sesame seeds
Topping possibilities are endless, so feel free to improvise and add your favorite sushi staples.
If you wanted to add raw fish, make sure you purchase from a trustworthy store that sells sushi-grade fish. Other toppings that would go great on this dish: seared tuna, spicy salmon, shelled edamame, imitation crab, ginger, wasabi sauce and anything else your heart desires.
I can’t wait for you guys to try this dish. You guys are going to love it!