Easy Chirashi Sushi Like A Cake

Easy Chirashi Sushi Like A Cake

This is a chirashi sushi that's like a cake, made like an oshi sushi (packed and layered sushi) with a circular cookie cutter.
How about serving this for on Girls' Day?

Ingredients: 4 servings

Plain cooked rice
450 g
Chirashi sushi seasoning
3 rice cooker cups (enough for 450 g of cooked rice)
Snow peas
as needed
Salmon roe marinated in soy sauce
as needed
Kinshi-tamago (thinly sliced Japanese omelet)
as needed


1. Make kinshi-tamago by thinly slicing thinly cooked sheets of mixed egg. Boil snow peas in salted water and slice them thinly.
2. Remove the shrimp head and slice into the center of the shrimp as if making a hole.
3. Slice only in the center, and do not cut through to the ends.
4. They'll curl up like this when boiled in salted water.
5. Pack the cookie cutter in this order: rice, snow peas, rice, and eggs. Press firmly and remove the mold.
6. Top with shrimp, scatter on salmon roe, and it's done.

Story Behind this Recipe

This is a dish for Hinamatsuri or Girls' Day Festival in March.