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Hand Rolled Sushi

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  Nori sheets 1 1⁄2 Ounce (Use Unroasted Type)
  Cooked short grain brown rice 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Seasoned rice vinegar 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Carrots 2 Medium, peeled and cut into 3-inch, fine julienne strips
  Fresh spinach/Oriental mustard greens 1 Pound, trimmed and washed
  Ripe avocado 1 Large
  Lemon juice 1 Tablespoon
  Firm tofu 4 Ounce, cut into julienne strips
  Chopped scallions 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Vegetable oil 2 Tablespoon
  Enoki mushrooms 3 1⁄2 Ounce, brown ends trimmed off (1 Bag)
  Cucumber 1⁄2 , peeled and cut into 3-inch long, fine julienne strips
  Pickled ginger 2 Tablespoon, sliced
  Furikake 2 1⁄2 Ounce (Goma Miso)
  Tamari 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
For sesame sauce:
  Eggless mayonnaise 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Honey 1 Tablespoon
  Toasted sesame seeds 1 Tablespoon
  Oriental oil 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon (Sesame-Flavored)

Toast each nori sheet by holding one corner and moving sheet back and forth over a medium-hot electric burner or low gas flame just until nori turns green. Do not over-toast Using scissors, cut into 4- or 5-inch squares. Stack on a plate or place in a serving basket.
Combine rice and 1/3 cup of the seasoned rice vinegar in a bowl. Mix well and set aside.
Bring remaining 1/3 cup seasoned rice vinegar to a boil in a small saucepan. Add carrots. Cook and stir until tender-crisp. Drain and set aside.
Steam spinach or mustard greens until just limp. Drain and set aside.
Slice avocado into small, thin sections. Moisten all sides with lemon juice to prevent discoloration. Set aside.
In a small skillet, saute tofu strips with scallions in vegetable oil until tofu is lightly browned.
Arrange tofu, carrots, spinach or mustard greens, avocado, mushrooms, cucumber and pickled ginger slices on a tray. Divide the rice between two serving bowls and place alongside tray on your serving table. Add a small bowl of goma-miso furikake seasoning and a bowl of tamari.
Stir together Sesame Sauce ingredients and serve in a bowl. Place nori sheets on table.
To roll sushi: Hold a piece of nori flat in the palm of your hand. Spoon a small amount of seasoned rice into the center. Top with your choice of foods from the sushi tray. (Don't pile too high!) Spoon a little seasoning, Sesame Sauce and/or tamari over filling. Overlap corners to enclose filling.

Recipe Summary

Lacto Ovo Vegetarian

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 637 Calories from Fat 365

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 41 g63.5%

Saturated Fat 5.6 g28%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 5.1 mg1.7%

Sodium 2059.9 mg85.8%

Total Carbohydrates 56 g18.6%

Dietary Fiber 12 g47.9%

Sugars 17.7 g

Protein 13 g26.1%

Vitamin A 244.3% Vitamin C 73.5%

Calcium 16.9% Iron 23.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Hand Rolled Sushi Recipe