Smoked Salmon Sushi Roll

★★★★★ 3 Reviews

I love smoked salmon sushi and enjoy the addition of cucumber, avocado and wasabi in this one. If you have never rolled your own sushi, it may take a little time to master, but you'll find it gets easier. You will need a bamboo rolling mat for this recipe. Prep time includes soaking the rice for 4 hours.

serves 6
prep time 5 Hr
method No-Cook or Other

Ingredients

  •   2 c
    japanese sushi rice
  •   6 Tbsp
    rice wine vinegar
  •   6 sheet(s)
    nori (dry seaweed)
  •   1
    avocado, peeled, pitted and sliced
  •   1
    cucumber, peeled and sliced
  •   8 oz
    smoked salmon, cut into long strips
  •   2 Tbsp
    wasabi paste
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How To Make

  • 1
    Soak the rice for about 4 hours. Drain rice and cook in a rice cooker with 2 cups of water. The rice must be slightly dry as the vinegar will be added later.
  • 2
    As soon as the rice has been cooked, mix in 6 T. rice wine vinegar to the hot rice. Spread the rice on a plate or cutting board until completely cooled.
  • 3
    Put 1 sheet of nori on a bamboo mat, press a thin layer of cool rice onto it. Leave at least 1/2 inch top and bottom edge of the nori uncovered. This is for easier sealing.
  • 4
    Dot some wasabi on the rice. Arrange cucumber, avocado and smoked salmon onto the rice. Position thema bout 1 inch away from the bottom edge of the nori.
  • 5
    Slightly wet the top edge of the nori. Roll from bottom to the top edge, with the help of the bamboo mat, tightly. Cut roll into 8 equal pieces.
  • 6
    Repeat for other rolls.
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