Yellowfin Tuna Sushi Bake

Experience a delightful fusion of flavors with this Yellowfin Tuna Sushi Bake recipe. Not only is it an easy and convenient way to enjoy tuna, but it also brings the essence of Japanese sushi to your dinner table. Get ready to embark on a culinary journey that combines the simplicity of American cuisine with the elegance of Japanese seafood.

In this dish, succulent Yellowfin Tuna takes center stage, cubed and masterfully combined with a medley of ingredients that create a harmonious symphony of taste. The addition of Sriracha brings a spicy kick, while sesame oil and rice vinegar infuse an authentic Asian flair. Cubes of cream cheese add a delightful creaminess, and green onions provide a refreshing crunch. To tie it all together, Kewpie mayo adds a rich and velvety texture.

On the other side of this culinary creation is a perfectly cooked rice mixture, dressed in rice vinegar, salt, and sugar. This foundation serves as the canvas upon which our sushi-inspired masterpiece will be built.

The assembly is where the magic happens. Pressing the rice mixture into a 9×9 pan and sprinkling it with Furikake rice seasoning creates the base layer. On top of this, the Yellowfin Tuna mixture is spread evenly, forming a beautiful contrast of colors and textures. A final flourish of more Furikake, Sriracha, and Kewpie mayo completes the masterpiece.

Under the broiler for just 10 minutes, this dish transforms into a mouthwatering creation that captures the essence of sushi in a convenient casserole form. Whether you choose to pair it with roasted seaweed snacks or enjoy it with a fork or chopsticks, this Yellowfin Tuna Sushi Bake promises a symphony of flavors that will leave your taste buds delighted and your dinner table graced with culinary elegance. Enjoy this fusion of American and Japanese cuisines that’s as easy to make as it is delicious!

Yellowfin Tuna Sushi Bake

An easy and delicious way to use your tuna!
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time10 minutes
Total Time20 minutes
Course: Appetizer, Dinner, Fish, Lunch, Main Course, supper
Cuisine: American, Asian, Japanese, Seafood
Keyword: Asian, Casserole, Dinner, Easy, Easy Meal, Japanese, sushi, Tuna, Yellowfin
Servings: 6 people
Author: Sophie May


Tuna Mixture:

  • 1 lb Yellowfin Tuna cubed
  • 1/4 C Sriracha
  • 2 tsp sesame oil
  • 1 tsp rice vinegar
  • 2-3 oz cream cheese cubed
  • 2 stalks green onions chopped
  • 1/2 C Kewpie mayo

Rice Mixture:

  • 1 C rice 1C of uncooked rice, cooked
  • 2.5 T rice vinegar
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1.5 T sugar

Toppings and Extra Ingredients:

  • Furikake rice seasoning
  • Kewpie mayo
  • Sriracha
  • roasted seaweed snacks or a fork/chopsticks... however you want to eat it 🙂



  • Combine all of the ingredients under tuna mixture in a bowl and set aside. Cream cheese will be chunky. This is good!


  • Combine all of the ingredients under rice mixture in a bowl and set aside.


  • Preheat oven to the broil setting.
  • In a 9x9 pan, press the rice mixture down.
  • Sprinkle the top of the rice with furikake seasoning.
  • Top rice with tuna mixture. Spread evenly.
  • Top with more furikake, Sriracha, and Kewpie mayo.
  • Broil for 10 minutes or until desired done-ness!
  • Pair with seaweed or eat with a fork/chopsticks. ENJOY!

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