Chirashizushi in a cup
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Chirashizushi in a cup

Chirashizushi is also called scattered sushi in English. Serving super easy to make chirashizushi in cups is very popular in Japan.
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Rice, Rice dish
Cuisine: Japanese
Servings: 2
Calories: 363kcal
Author: Shihoko | Chopstick Chronicles


  • 2 cups  cooked rice
  • 2 tbs rice vinegar
  • 1 tbs sugar
  • 1/2 tsp salt

Toppings (suggestions only)

  • * Atsuyakitamago diced to small or 2 boiled eggs
  • 1/2 tomato diced to small
  • 1/4 cup edamame
  • 1 tbs sakura denbu home made recipe in Sushi Cake post
  • 1/2 tbs finely chopped green shallots to garnish



  • Cook rice according to your rice cooker. I usually add a small peace of Konbu for stock.
  • Mix the rice vinegar, Natvia (sugar), and salt together in a small bowl and mix well to make the sushi vinegar.
  • Once the rice is cooked, pour the sushi vinegar over the rice while it is still hot and mix well.
  • Put the rice aside to cool down.
  • Dice all topping ingredients into small pieces (5mm x 5 mm).


  • Put a cup of cooked and cooled down rice into a cup.
  • Place all the finely diced ingredients on top of the rice.
  • Garnish with thinly cut, small seaweed strips and Shiso leaves (if you have them)


Chirashi Zushi is a type of sushi that Japanese people enjoy. It is usually served on a flat plate. Serving in different way certainly catch your eyes. 


Calories: 363kcal | Carbohydrates: 75g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 1g | Sodium: 587mg | Potassium: 240mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 255IU | Vitamin C: 5.4mg | Calcium: 36mg | Iron: 0.9mg