Super Easy Shiso-flavored Salmon Sushi Balls

Super Easy Shiso-flavored Salmon Sushi Balls

This sushi has cream cheese topping. Once you start eating these sushi balls, you won't be able to stop! How about this sushi for a party dish? It's super easy to make.

Ingredients: Makes 12 sushi

Hot cooked rice
Approx. 2 bowls
Shiso leaves
1 leaf
Mild rice vinegar
2 tablespoons
1 tablespoon
1/2 teaspoon
Cream cheese
18 g (1 from a 6-in-1 pack)
Shiso sprigs
as needed (optional; for topping)
Smoked salmon
4 slices


1. Combine the vinegar, sugar, and salt and mix until dissolved.
2. Pour the mixture from Step 1 over warm rice. Mix in the julienned shiso leaf.
3. Roll up the sushi rice from Step 2 like a ball. Slice each salmon piece into thirds, and place on top of the sushi rice balls.
4. Divide 1 piece of cream cheese into 12 pieces, and place on top of the salmon. Top with shiso sprigs to finish.

Story Behind this Recipe

My children don't really like sour food, but if I make these sushi, they gobble them up. Plus, this kind of vinegar is really mild on your tongue I always make tons of these sushi rolls, but I'm always surprised to hear my kids say: "We want seconds!"