Sushi Rolls

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Sushi Rolls

A bamboo sushi mat (found in Asian markets and cookware stores) or plastic wrap can be used to make these rolls.

  • 30Servings

Ingredients

Ginger-Soy Dipping Sauce

  • 1/4 cup mirin
  • 1/4 cup rice wine vinegar
  • 3 1/2 Tbs. low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tsp. dark sesame oil
  • 1 tsp. grated fresh ginger
  • 1/2 tsp. chili oil

Sushi Rolls

  • 1 1/2 lb. asparagus spears, trimmed
  • 4 Tbs. rice wine vinegar
  • 1 1/2 Tbs. sugar
  • 1 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 4 cups cooked short grain rice
  • 6 to 8 nori sheets (toasted seaweed)
  • 3 Tbs. toasted sesame seeds
  • 6 oz. smoked or baked teriyaki tofu, cut into 1/4-inch-thick strips
  • 2 carrots, shredded (about 1 cup)

Preparation

1. To make Ginger-Soy Dipping Sauce: Combine all ingredients in small bowl.

2. Cook asparagus in pot of boiling salted water 3 minutes. Drain.

3. Stir together vinegar, sugar, and salt in bowl. Add to rice, and mix well.

4. To assemble Sushi Rolls: Place one nori sheet shiny side down on bamboo mat or sheet of plastic wrap. Spread with ½ cup rice, leaving ½-inch border along edges. Sprinkle with 1 tsp. sesame seeds. Place 2 asparagus just below center, top with tofu and 2 Tbs. carrots. Pull border of nori over rice, using mat as aid, and roll into tight cylinder. Repeat with remaining ingredients. Chill up to 3 hours. Slice rolls into 6 to 7 pieces with sharp knife. Serve with Ginger-Soy Dipping Sauce.

Nutrition Information

  • Calories: 77
  • Carbohydrate Content: 12 g
  • Fat Content: 1 g
  • Fiber Content: 1 g
  • Protein Content: 3 g
  • Sodium Content: 219 mg
  • Sugar Content: 1 g