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Smoked salmon and avocado sushi rolls - maki sushi

Main Dish
6 servings
30 min
1 hour
10 min
Easy
Are you ready for a Japanese dinner? Make maki rolls and California rolls with our step by step recipe. Learn how to make a perfect sushi rice and how to roll them. You can also stuff them with tuna, raw salmon, cucumber, omelette.. everything is possible ! :D

Ingredients

Number of serving: 6

Rice :

2 cups japanese rice

Water (to remove starch)

3 cups water (to cook rice)

5 Tbsp rice vinegar

1/2 Tbsp salt

3 Tbsp sugar


Makis :

5 nori sheets

1 water bowl


Stuffing :

8 oz smoked salmon

Materials

Plastic foil
Bamboo mat
Rice spoon
A baking tray
Sharp knife

Preparation

  • Step 1 - Smoked salmon and avocado sushi rolls - maki sushi
    Rice :
    Rince rice until water is clean to remove starch.
  • Step 2 - Smoked salmon and avocado sushi rolls - maki sushi
    Cook the rice :
    Put the rice and cold water in a pot and cover. When the water beggins to boil, lower the heat and cook covered for 10 to 15 min. Remove from heat and leave to rest for 10 min covered
  • Step 3 - Smoked salmon and avocado sushi rolls - maki sushi
    Prepare vinegar sauce :
    Pour vinegar in a pan, and warm it up (it shall not boil). Add sugar + salt and mix. Pour this mix in the rice and mix gently.
  • Step 4 - Smoked salmon and avocado sushi rolls - maki sushi
    Cool the rice : spread it on a baking tray.
  • Step 5 - Smoked salmon and avocado sushi rolls - maki sushi
    Meanwhile, cut the salmon and the avocado into slices.
  • Step 6 - Smoked salmon and avocado sushi rolls - maki sushi
    Classic sushi rolls :
    Cut the nori sheet in half and put it on a bamboo mat covered with plastic wrap. Prepare a water bowl to humidify your hands before using the rice. Spread rice on 3/4 nori, leaving a 0.4 inch border on top of the sheet.
  • Step 7 - Smoked salmon and avocado sushi rolls - maki sushi
    Put the stuffing in the center. Humidify the empty border of the sheet.
  • Step 8 - Smoked salmon and avocado sushi rolls - maki sushi
    Roll the sushis :
    Bring the nori border in front of you to the border between rice and nori. Press on the mat to form the roll. Remove the mat and roll again to close.
  • Step 9 - Smoked salmon and avocado sushi rolls - maki sushi
    Humidify a sharp knife. Cut the roll in 2 and then cut the 2 rolls in 3 parts.
  • Step 10 - Smoked salmon and avocado sushi rolls - maki sushi
    California rolls :
    Cut the nori sheet in half and put it on a bamboo mat covered with plastic wrap. Prepare a water bowl to humidify your hands before using the rice. Spread rice all over the nori sheet surface. Sprinkle with sesame seeds. Flip the nori sheet.
  • Step 11 - Smoked salmon and avocado sushi rolls - maki sushi
    Put the stuffing in the center of the nori sheet and humidify the top of the sheet.
  • Step 12 - Smoked salmon and avocado sushi rolls - maki sushi
    Roll the California rolls :
    Bring the nori border in front of you to the 3/4 of the sheet. Press on the mat to form the roll. Remove the mat and close the roll by rolling it again.
  • Step 13 - Smoked salmon and avocado sushi rolls - maki sushi
    Humidify a sharp knife. Cut the roll in 2 and then cut the 2 rolls in 3 parts.
  • Step 14 - Smoked salmon and avocado sushi rolls - maki sushi
    There you are, your sushis rolls are ready !

Video

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Observations:

Rice tip : 1 cup rice needs 1,5 cup water to cook well.

You can also stuff your rolls with cucumber, raw salmon...

Always keep a bowl of water to humidify your hands and the nori sheets.

Photos

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