DIY Vegetable Sushi Sandwiches

September 27, 2016

Onigirazu is the Japanese version of a sandwich.  Instead of bread, rice is slathered on two sheets of nori and stacked high with vegetables.  This version is strictly vegetarian but you can definitely add cooked salmon or teriyaki chicken to the mix if you wanted.  Personally, I would stay away from raw fish unless you definitely can keep it refrigerated until consumption.  This portable meal is great for lunches, picnics and everyday easy eating.

Recipe from Hapanom


1 sheet of nori
1/2 cup - 3/4 cup short grain sushi rice, cooked
mayonnaise, to taste
Dijon mustard, to taste
2 small leaves of romaine lettuce
1/2 a small carrot, peeled and julienned
1/8 of a small English cucumber, thinly sliced
a few slices of thinly sliced red onion, halved
1/4 of a large avocado, sliced
1/8 of a small red cabbage, thinly sliced
1 slice of a large tomato
Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste

For full recipe instructions, watch the video below.

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