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easy shrimp sushi

My favorite Easy Shrimp Sushi Recipe

  • Author: Melissa Griffiths - Bless this Mess
  • Total Time: 1 hour
  • Yield: Makes 5 rolls 1x


The yummiest easy shrimp sushi recipe is such a stellar meal for a fancy at-home dinner that isn't complicated to make but is satisfying in every way!


  • 1 cup uncooked sushi rice
  • 8 raw large shrimp, shelled and deveined
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 tablespoon rice vinegar
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 1 cucumber, cut into thin strips
  • 1¬†avocado, sliced thin
  • 5 sheets roasted seaweed papers
  • Soy sauce and wasabi for dipping


  1. Place uncooked rice and 2 cups of water in rice cooker to cook. Sushi rice is a short grain, very sticky rice. (Or follow package instructions to cook on the stove.)
  2. While rice is cooking, place the butter and garlic in small saucepan over medium heat. Add the shrimp when the garlic starts to smell.
  3. Cook the shrimp until they are pink. Remove from heat and cut all of the shrimp into small pieces.
  4. When the rice is done cooking, add the rice vinegar to it and stir to combine.
  5. Place a seaweed sheet on you working area, spread 1/5 the rice on the sheet, add shrimp, avocado, and cucumber in a row along the bottom third of seaweed.
  6. Roll everything up and cut into bit size pieces. Repeat with remaining ingredients.
  7. Serve with soy sauce and wasabi.


  • This recipes is also great when you mix a little mayo and sriracha together and drizzle a bit inside the roll to make it spicy.
  • Prep Time: 40 min
  • Cook Time: 20 min
  • Category: main dish
  • Method: stove top
  • Cuisine: American, Asian

Keywords: sushi recipe, shrimp sushi, sushi at home, easy sushi recipe