Tag Archives: sushi

Crab Cali Roll

31 Aug

Crab Cali Roll

Ingredients:

4 cups cooked sushi rice
4 sheets of nori (dried seaweed)
1 avocado
¾ cup crab meat
2 tbsp mayonnaise
½ tsp salt
1 cucumber peeled and sliced thinly into strips

Mano slices (optional)

Procedure:

Peel an avocado and cut it into strips or mash it. Put crab in a bowl and mix with salt and mayonnaise. Cover a bamboo mat with plastic wrap. Put a sheet of dried seaweed on top of the mat. Spread sushi rice on top of the seaweed and press firmly. Sprinkle sesame seeds over the sushi rice. Turn the sushi layer over so that the seaweed is on top. Place avocado, cucumber strip and crab lengthwise on the seaweed. Roll the bamboo mat forward, pressing the ingredients inside the cylinder-shaped sushi. Press firmly the bamboo mat with hands, then remove the rolled sushi. Cut the sushi roll into bite-size pieces.

Makes 4 rolls

The ones in this picture I added mango to them! Yummy!

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Shrimp and Nori Rolls

31 Aug

Shrimp and Nori Rolls

Ingredients:

* 1 cup shrimp
* 1 Tbsp. mayonnaise
* 1 green onion, thinly sliced
* 2 sheets nori
* ¼ English cucumber, seeded and julienned
* 1 Tbsp. toasted sesame seeds

Procedure:

Make sure that the shrimp are well drained. Combine with the mayonnaise and green onion. Lay out one sheet of nori lengthwise on a flat surface. Place ½ of the shrimp mixture 1-inch from the edge. Lay half the cucumber evenly beside the shrimp. Sprinkle with half the sesame seeds. Roll up tightly. Repeat with the remaining ingredients. Cut each roll into 6 pieces.

Spicy Tuna Roll

31 Aug

Spicy Tuna Roll

Ingredients:

4 cups cooked sushi rice
4 sheets of nori (dried seaweed)
1 tbsp sesame seed
½ pound fresh raw tuna
1 tbsp mayonnaise
½ tsp togarashi (Japanese hot pepper)

Procedure:

Chop tuna and mix with mayonnaise and togarashi. Put a nori sheet on top of a bamboo mat (makisu). Spread sushi rice on top of the nori sheet. Sprinkle sesame seed on top of the sushi rice. Place the tuna mixture lengthwise on the rice.
Roll up the bamboo mat, pressing forward to shape the sushi into a cylinder. Press the bamboo mat firmly and remove it from the sushi. Cut the rolled sushi into bite-sized pieces.

Makes 4 rolls