Easy vegan California roll sushi bowls

This vegan California roll sushi bowl recipe is delicious, quick to make and no sushi rolling skills are required.

vegan California roll sushi bowls

This version of a California roll is the perfect quick lunch or dish to prepare for friends. Each bowl can be modified to suit the needs of the guest. So if you are preparing for vegans and non-vegans you can just mix up the toppings.

It couldn't be easier just make some rice, layer with toppings and drizzle over your spicy mayonnaise.

Vegan California roll

Ingredients

For the pickled veg

1/4 of a cucumber, sliced
1 carrot, sliced into ribbons with a vegetable peeler
2 tbsp rice vinegar
1/4 tsp salt

For the sushi rice

1 cup sushi rice, rinsed until the water runs clear
1 1/2 cup water
4 tsp rice vinegar
4 tsp sugar
1/2 tsp salt

For the edamame beans

1 cup edamame beans
1 1/2 teaspoons soy sauce

For the mushrooms

1 tbsp sesame oil
2 tsp soy sauce
2 cups mushrooms, sliced
1 sheet of sushi nori, cut into 1/2 inch-wide strips

For serving

4 tbsp vegan mayonnaise
3 tsp Sriracha
1 scallion, thinly sliced on the diagonal
Sesame seeds for garnish

Step 1 : Make the pickled veg

  • Toss together the cucumber, carrot and rice vinegar and season; set aside while you make the rice.

Step 2: Make the rice

  • Stir together the rice and water and place over medium heat.
  • Bring it to a boil, then reduce the heat to low.
  • Cover and cook for 15 minutes or until all the water is absorbed.
  • While the rice is cooking, stir together the rice vinegar, sugar and salt in a bowl.
  • Once rice is cooked add the vinegar mixture over and stir.

Step 3: Prepare the edamame beans

  • Fill a pan with water and set to boil.
  • Add the edamame beans and cook for 3 minutes.
  • Drain, coat in the soy sauce and set aside.

Step 4: Make the mushrooms

  • Add the oil and soy sauce to a hot skillet pan.
  • Add the mushrooms and nori and cook for 3-5 minutes, until the mushrooms are softened.
  • Set aside.

Step 5: Compile your bowl

  • Now let’s put it together. Combine the mayo and Sriracha to make a DELISH spicy mayo.
  • Place sushi rice in a bowl, add small piles of the pickled veg, edamames and mushrooms.
  • Drizzle over the spicy Mayo and top with sesame seeds.
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Easy vegan California roll sushi bowls

vegan California roll sushi bowls

This deconstructed version of a sushi roll is delicious, quick to make and no sushi rolling skills are required.

  • Author: Adelaise
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 25 minutes
  • Total Time: 35 minutes
  • Yield: Serves 2 1x
  • Category: Mains
  • Diet: Vegan

Ingredients

Scale

For the pickled veg

1/4 of a cucumber, sliced
1 carrot, sliced into ribbons with a vegetable peeler
2 tbsp rice vinegar
1/4 tsp salt

For the sushi rice

1 cup sushi rice, rinsed until the water runs clear
1 1/2 cup water
4 tsp rice vinegar
4 tsp sugar
1/2 tsp salt

For the edamame beans

1 cup edamame beans
1 1/2 teaspoons soy sauce

For the mushrooms

1 tbsp sesame oil
2 tsp soy sauce
2 cups mushrooms, sliced
1 sheet of sushi nori, cut into 1/2 inch-wide strips

For serving

4 tbsp vegan mayonnaise
3 tsp Sriracha
1 scallion, thinly sliced on the diagonal
Sesame seeds for garnish

Instructions

Step 1 : Make the pickled veg

  • Toss together the cucumber, carrot and rice vinegar and season; set aside while you make the rice.

Step 2: Make the rice

  • Stir together the rice and water and place over medium heat.
  • Bring it to a boil, then reduce the heat to low.
  • Cover and cook for 15 minutes or until all the water is absorbed.
  • While the rice is cooking, stir together the rice vinegar, sugar and salt in a bowl.
  • Once rice is cooked add the vinegar mixture over and stir.

Step 3: Prepare the edamame beans

  • Fill a pan with water and set to boil.
  • Add the edamame beans and cook for 3 minutes.
  • Drain, coat in the soy sauce and set aside.

Step 4: Make the mushrooms

  • Add the oil and soy sauce to a hot skillet pan.
  • Add the mushrooms and nori and cook for 3-5 minutes, until the mushrooms are softened.
  • Set aside.

Step 5: Compile your bowl

  • Now let’s put it together. Combine the mayo and Sriracha to make a DELISH spicy mayo.
  • Place sushi rice in a bowl, add small piles of the pickled veg, edamames and mushrooms.
  • Drizzle over the spicy Mayo and top with sesame seeds.

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