'Mock' Sushi

'Mock' Sushi
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'Mock' Sushi

Jane Bruce

'Mock' Sushi

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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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.


Calories per serving:

1,030 calories

Dietary restrictions:

High Fiber, Low Fat

Daily value:



  • Fat 17g 25%
  • Carbs 180g 60%
  • Saturated 3g 13%
  • Fiber 7g 29%
  • Trans 0g
  • Sugars 15g
  • Monounsaturated 10g
  • Polyunsaturated 2g
  • Protein 38g 77%
  • Cholesterol 183mg 61%
  • Sodium 438mg 18%
  • Calcium 123mg 12%
  • Magnesium 153mg 38%
  • Potassium 1,132mg 32%
  • Iron 3mg 17%
  • Zinc 5mg 31%
  • Phosphorus 535mg 76%
  • Vitamin A 13µg 1%
  • Vitamin C 13mg 22%
  • Thiamin (B1) 0mg 16%
  • Riboflavin (B2) 0mg 16%
  • Niacin (B3) 5mg 25%
  • Vitamin B6 1mg 29%
  • Folic Acid (B9) 107µg 27%
  • Vitamin E 2mg 11%
  • Vitamin K 41µg 51%
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