Plant Based Sushi Burger Recipe | 30g Protein and Totally Vegan

How about a plant-based sushi that is completely vegan and contains 30g of protein? You can follow the step-by-step guide for the most delicious vegan sushi ever.

How To Make A Perfect Plant-Based Sushi?

What does it take for vegan sushi to look perfect and taste heavenly? Here is an AMAZING formula that will impress you and even those who do not follow a vegan diet.

Plant based sushi

Plant based sushi – Vegan sushi burger

Yield: 2

Plant Based Sushi Burger Recipe

Plant Based Sushi

This detailed, step-by-step plant-based sushi burger recipe will not only unlock the doors to heavenly flavors for you, but it will also unveil the hidden chef within you, thanks to the recommendations at the end of the article. The kitchen awaits your presence.

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes


  • Tofu (1 block, Extra firm)
  • Sushi rice (1 cup, uncooked/raw)
  • Nori sheet (1 sheet)
  • Mango (Optional, cut into like apple slices)
  • Avocado (1/2, cut into slices like apple slices)
  • Cornstarch (2 teaspoons)
  • Cucumber (1, small size)
  • Teriyaki sauce (0.2 cup)
  • Sriracha Mayo (Vegan – 1 tsp each burger)
  • Sesame seeds


  1. First, start by heating a large, but not too deep, pan. Fry the rice briefly, then cook it. Let the cooked rice rest for a while without opening the pot lid.
  2. While the rice is cooking and resting, prepare the tofu. Slice the tofu lengthwise into squares, one slice for each burger. Brush each slice with cornstarch and fry in the air fryer at 400°F for 12 minutes.
  3. Dip the fried tofu in teriyaki sauce, sprinkle sesame seeds on top, and set aside.
  4. Divide the cooked rice into four equal parts and shape them into round patties by hand. (See the image below to understand better how to shape them.) Plant based sushi
  5. Place the four rice buns you have formed into the air fryer at 400°F.
  6. Spray some oil on them and fry until browned, which will take about 15 minutes. Tip: This method will yield 2 large sushi burgers, but if you prefer, you can make 5-6 smaller burgers by forming smaller rice shapes.
  7. Peel the cucumber thinly with a peeler, as shown in the image below: Plant based sushi burger
  8. Drizzle Sriracha and mayo on a rice bun, add the tofu with sesame and teriyaki and place the nori on top. Then, arrange the cucumber slices and a few finely chopped mango slices. Finally, add thinly sliced ripe avocados and finish with more Sriracha mayo. Place the other rice bun on top, and your plant-based sushi burger is ready.

Nutrition Information



Serving Size


Amount Per Serving Calories 580Total Fat 25gNet Carbohydrates 57gProtein 30g

You can change the ingredients of your burger as you wish. Feel free to add anything you love.

Add greens and tomatoes as you wish.

Cut out the ones you don’t like from the recipe list.

If you are about to host a guest, cook more rice and create dozens of tiny sushi burgers, everyone will be amazed by them.

If you don’t have one, you don’t have to use an air fryer:

Continue with the same recipe after cooking the rice and shaping them. Sprinkle some black cumin seeds on top and they are ready to serve. 

If you don’t have an air fryer, you can also make crispy rice buns using an oven:

For making this, make sure they are baked carefully and don’t forget to turn the rice buns over while they’re baking.

If you don’t have sushi rice, don’t let that deter you from this recipe. Use any rice you want and enjoy your burger.

If you don’t want to use cornstarch, use xanthan gum instead.

The fact that the avocado is completely ripe will affect the taste of this sushi 100%. So if you have an immature avocado, you may want to consider cutting it off from the recipe list.

Before using as much soy sauce as a dip, make sure they are low in sodium for your health.

Feel free to share it with us in the comments to let us know what changes you’ve made to your sushi burgers.

Bon Appetit!

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