California Roll salad
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Easy California Roll Salad With Dynamite Dressing

Sushi is delicious, but it doesn't have to take a master chef to whip it up on a weeknight. This California roll salad has all the sushi flavors you love, with half the effort.
Course: Salad
Cuisine: Japanese
Keyword: california roll, california roll salad, sushi recipes
Servings: 1 person
Author: K.C. Cornwell


for the Salad:

  • 1/2 cup cooked sushi rice
  • 6 oz. fresh crab meat (Dungeness is best)
  • 1/2 medium avocado, sliced
  • 3-5 slices cucumber
  • 1 sheet dried seaweed, nori, sliced
  • 1 TBSP pickled ginger
  • sesame seeds and minced chives, for garnish
  • 3-4 TBSP Dynamite dressing, recipe below

Dynamite Dressing:

  • 1 tsp wasabi powder
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 2 TBSP GF tamari soy sauce
  • 2 ½ TBSP sriracha, or less, to taste
  • 5-7 chives, minced
  • ½ cup mayonnaise


  • Place the rice on the center of a plate. Top the rice with the crab meat, and arrange avocado, cucumber, seaweed and ginger around the rice. Top the salad with sesame seeds and chives, serve with Dynamite dressing. Enjoy.
  • Whisk all ingredients together in a medium bowl until smooth. Add more sriracha or wasabi if you prefer a spicier dressing.