Saturday, August 22, 2015

Homemade Sushi/#SundaySupper

I am sushi lover, so when I heard that the theme of this weeks #SundaySupper was Asian Cuisine, I was super excited! Asian food is one of my favorites. I have made homemade sushi several times in the past, but it has been a while, so I was a little rusty on technique, but it came back quickly, and it was very tasty! It was also a lot of fun, and it is a great activity to do for a family meal or party with friends. When we have friends over we always end up at the kitchen counter anyway! So have fun with this ~ that's what it's all about!

Fresh homemade sushi with soy sauce and wasabi


Homemade Sushi 
 1 1/2 cups of Premium Grade Rice, medium grain, for Sushi
1/3 cup Seasoned Rice Vinegar
 2 sheets Sushi Nori Roasted Seaweed
1 Bamboo mat for rolling sushi
1 Avocado, sliced thin
1-2 Imitation Crab Meat~leg style
1/2 Cucumber, peeled and cut into sticks
4 ounces Cream Cheese, sliced, and then cut the slices in half
3 pieces of Tempura Shrimp
Soy Sauce
Wasabi
Sushi rice being mixed with rice vinegar, being spread out and covered on a baking sheet

Boil the sushi rice according to the package directions, then place the rice in a bowl and add the
rice vinegar. Gently mix the rice with the vinegar. Spread the rice out on a baking sheet. Cover with parchment paper for easy cleanup, then cover with parchment paper until it cools.

Sushi rice put on seaweed sheets
Put a seaweed sheet on top of the bamboo mat. This is necessary for rolling the roll together.
Place 1 cup of packed sushi rice on one side of the seaweed sheets. If you place the ingredients on the rice, the seaweed will be on the outside of the roll, but if you flip the sheet over, and place the ingredients on the seaweed, the rice will be on the outside. That is how I did these.

A version of the California roll and the ingredients.
To make my version of a California Roll, I placed the crab, avocado, cream cheese and cucumber sticks on the seaweed.
Rolling the sushi roll
This is my husband rolling the roll. He actually learned this in a Japanese restaurant when he worked there as a Teppan Chef, many years ago. To roll, hold the ingredients in place with your fingers, and use your thumbs to push up and turn the end of the bamboo mat, up and over. Press to keep the ingredients in place, while lifting the mat so it does not become stuck in the roll.
Getting the sushi roll wrapped and round
Gently press the roll to keep the round shape. If you are making a lot of rolls, wrap the finished roll in plastic wrap while you make the others.
Cutting the sushi roll
 To cut your roll, cut it in half, then each half in half, and then again cut each half in half. Cut with the seam down.
close up of my version of a California Roll
Here is a close up look at the California Roll, which is really not a California Roll, but I like the cream cheese in it. Maybe I should rename it!
Making a Lisa Lisa
These are the ingredients for the Lisa Lisa roll. I have seen several variations of this roll, but never this exact one. A friend, who owns a sushi restaurant, had me try one of these rolls about 12 years ago, and I have been hooked ever since. It is definitely my favorite! Make the shrimp tempura according to the package directions, and let the shrimp cool. Place the rice on the seaweed just like before, then place the shrimp tempura, cream cheese, avocado, and cucumber in the center. Roll just like the first roll.
close up of a Lisa Lisa sushi roll
Here is a close up of the Lisa Lisa.
California roll, and a Lisa Lisa roll with soy sauce and wasabi
Serve your sushi with soy sauce, and wasabi. Enjoy!

Sunday Supper Movement

Thank you to Amy from Kimchimom for hosting today!

Here's what other #SundaySupper family members created today!:


Small Bites
Soupy Goodness
Big Plates
On the Lighter Side
Cheers!


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70 comments:

  1. Much as I love sushi, I've never made it at home! You've given me hope that I could do it---yours look scrumptious!!!

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  2. I love love love sushi, but have never made it at home. You make it seem way easy, maybe I'll finally try making it!

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  3. I have never made this at home either but sure do love it! I really love the California roll!

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  4. We've always wanted to try making sushi at home - I'm just not brave enough yet. :)

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  5. Beautiful!! These are so healthy and sooo delicious!! So much better when they are homemade the options are limitless. xoxo Catherine

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  6. These look amazing. I don't eat sushi but my husband loves it and this sounds really good!

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  7. I haven't attempted making sushi at home. My husband doesn't eat it so it never seems right to make it just for me.

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  8. Sushi is like CRACK for me! I adore it!

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  9. Your sushi looks fantastic. Although for me...making my own sounds good in theory only!;-)

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  10. Wow looks great. I'm super impressed!!

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