These Pink Oyster Mushroom Maki Rolls are the perfect pretty dinner/lunch to treat yourself, your friends or family to! The beautiful pink is achieved with natural coloring from pink pitaya. Alternatively you could be a bit more creative and opt for 3-4 different colors to make rainbow maki rolls, but that’s only if you’re feeling a bit extra!

Pink Oyster Mushroom Maki Rolls [Vegan]





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For the Pink Rice:

  • 8 3/4 ounces sushi rice
  • 3 tablespoon rice vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pink pitaya powder

For the Filling:

  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon mirin
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 10 1/2 ounces oyster mushrooms, chopped
  • 1 carrot, julienned
  • 1 cucumber julienned
  • 1 avocado, sliced
  • purple cabbage, sliced
  • 6 nori sheets
  • black sesame seeds


  1. Prepare the sushi rice according to instructions on the package.
  2. Add the rice vinegar, maple syrup, salt and pitaya powder and combine well. Set aside and let cool down.
  3. For the oyster mushroom filling, place all marinade ingredients into a bowl and whisk together.
  4. Add in the oyster mushrooms and use your hands to coat them evenly in the marinade.
  5. Heat a sauce pan over medium heat and add the mushrooms. Fry the mushrooms for 5-8 minutes until they become dark brown and chewy.
  6. Prepare the veggies as instructed.
  7. Take out a nori sheet place it on a bamboo mat, place 3-5 tbsp of rice (depending on desired thickness) on the sheet and use your hands or a rice spatular to evenly press it down. Place the fillings inside and carefully start rolling your maki rolls
  8. Repeat this step until all your ingredients are gone. Use a sharp knife to cut the maki roll into pieces and serve on a platter with soy sauce!


You'll need a bamboo mat for rolling.


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Nutritional Information

Per Serving: Calories: 388 | Carbs: 51 g | Fat: 15 g | Protein: 10 g | Sodium: 1733 mg | Sugar: 13 g Note: The information shown is based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist’s advice.