'Mock' Sushi

'Mock' Sushi
Jane Bruce

Ingredients

  • 2 Cups  sushi rice, cooked
  • 8 Teaspoons  rice vinegar
  • 6 Teaspoons  white sugar
  • 1/4 Teaspoon  salt
  • sheets dried and seasoned seaweed (nori)
  • mini cucumbers, cut into slivers
  • 1/2 Pound  cooked shrimp, preferably steamed
  • avocado, peeled, pitted, and sliced thinly
  •   Soy sauce, for serving (optional)
  •   Wasabi, for serving (optional)

This recipe is perfect when you're strapped for time, and kids will think you're super fancy for serving something sushi-like for dinner (and have a blast building their own handrolls). Just grab your favorite vegetables (cucumbers and asparagus work well), some steamed shrimp, and soy sauce to fix it all up.

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Directions

In a bowl, combine the hot rice, rice vinegar, white sugar, and salt. Mix thoroughly. Taste and adjust the seasoning. Let cool slightly.

To assemble, cut the nori into squares for a handroll (or "taco"). Layer on the rice, cucumbers, shrimp, and avocado. Roll and serve with soy sauce and wasabi, if desired.

Nutrition

Calories per serving:

1,079 calories

Dietary restrictions:

High Fiber, Low Fat

Daily value:

54%

Servings:

2
  • Fat 34g 52%
  • Carbs 385g 128%
  • Saturated 5g 27%
  • Fiber 18g 72%
  • Trans 0g
  • Sugars 42g
  • Monounsaturated 21g
  • Polyunsaturated 5g
  • Protein 81g 163%
  • Cholesterol 365mg 122%
  • Sodium 888mg 37%
  • Calcium 352mg 35%
  • Magnesium 392mg 98%
  • Potassium 3,238mg 93%
  • Iron 8mg 44%
  • Zinc 11mg 71%
  • Phosphorus 1,229mg 176%
  • Vitamin A 59µg 7%
  • Vitamin C 45mg 76%
  • Thiamin (B1) 1mg 43%
  • Riboflavin (B2) 1mg 44%
  • Niacin (B3) 11mg 53%
  • Vitamin B6 1mg 72%
  • Folic Acid (B9) 261µg 65%
  • Vitamin E 4mg 22%
  • Vitamin K 190µg 238%
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