Crispy Sushi Rice Cakes with Spicy Ahi

August 3, 2021 / By Foodland

Crispy Sushi Rice Cakes with Spicy Ahi

In episode 33 of Home Cooking with Foodland, Chef Keoni demonstrates preparing ahi and seasoning it with sriracha, sesame oil and more, all topped on a bed of deep-fried sushi rice.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Fish & Seafood
Servings 4 Servings


  • 1 1/2 cups medium calrose or short grain sushi rice(cooked)
  • 1 teaspoon rice vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/3 pounds Ahi(sushi grade, minced)
  • 1 teaspoon sriracha
  • 1 tablespoon mayonnaise
  • 1 dash shoyu
  • 1 dash sesame oil
  • 1 pinch green onion(finely minced)
  • 0.5 teaspoon masago or tobiko
  • vegetable oil(as needd)


  1. Combine the rice, vinegar and sugar. Mix well. Refrigerate overnight.
  2. The next day, combine the ahi, sriracha, mayonnaise, shoyu, sesame oil, green onion, masago and mix well.
  3. Take the chilled rice and form little cakes, approximately 1 inch in diameter by 1/2 inch in height.
  4. Heat a saute pan and add in a thin layer of oil. When the oil is hot and it ripples in the pan, add in a fe cakes.
  5. Pan fry on each side until they are golden brown. drain them on a paper towel.
  6. Serve the cakes with the spicy ahi on the side, or make individual servings, taking some ahi, placing it on the cake and garnishing with extra green onion and masago.
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