Crispy Rice Waffles
Recipe Intro From alexawhatsfordinner

There’s almost no variety of sushi that I won’t get on board with! We saw people on the internet make sushi “waffles” by putting sushi rice in a waffle maker & topping it with sushi accoutrement, and figured it was a no-brainer to try it out! This recipe is easily customizable to your own sushi preferences, and it’s super fun to make!

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Prep time 10mins
Cook time 10mins
Serves or Makes: 2 mini waffles


  • 1 cup uncooked sushi rice, cooked according to package instructions
  • 2 tablespoons rice vinegar, divided
  • 1/ 2 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon mirin
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • Cooking spray
  • 6-8 ounces sushi-grade tuna, chopped into small cubes
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1/ 2 tablespoon sriracha, plus more to garnish
  • Wasabi, optional, to taste
  • 1 teaspoon sesame seeds
  • Kewpie mayonnaise, for garnish⠀
  • 1/ 2 cup cucumber, finely diced
  • Thinly sliced green onion, for garnish⠀
  • 1 nori sheet, crumbled into pieces


  • Step 1

    In a large bowl, combine cooked sushi rice with 1 tablespoon rice wine vinegar, sesame oil, mirin, and salt. Mix to evenly coat rice.

  • Step 2

    Heat a small waffle maker & grease with cooking spray. Fill the waffle maker with half of the rice mixture, and cook in the waffle maker until golden brown and crispy. Repeat with the other half of rice and set the rice waffles aside.

  • Step 3

    In a large bowl, combine tuna cubes, 1 tablespoon rice wine vinegar, soy sauce, sriracha, and honey. Mix well.

  • Step 4

    Assemble the waffles. Put a small dollops of wasabi into the waffle crevices if you like, then top the waffles with the tuna mixture. Sprinkle sesame seeds on top of the tuna. Drizzle on kewpie mayonnaise and additional sriracha, if you like. Add on the diced cucumber, sliced green onion, and nori sheet crumbles. Enjoy!