Cream “Cheese” Avocado Sushi

Cheap and easy sushi.

Hubz and I love sushi, but it’s very expensive in the city. We may be able to get it delivered to our apartment at 11pm, but again it’s a bit pricey and for the types of rolls (vegan) I want, I can just make them myself. I did make the rice using an instant pot, so if you don’t have one (or a rice cooker) read the packaging for your rice to see how long it needs.

What you need to be Iron Chef Sushi Master:

-2 to 4 nori sheets (1 for each roll intended to be made

-1/4 cup Tamari

-Wasabi to taste

-1/2 avocado sliced

-1 tbsp vegan cream cheese per roll

-Rice seasoning (optional)

For Rice: 

-2 cups of short grain white rice 

-2 tbsps. organic cane sugar

-2 1/2 cups water

-1/2 cup rice wine vinegar

-1/2 tsp kosher salt

For Side Salad:

-1 cup romaine lettuce chopped

-Ginger-Carrot dressing

Tools:

-Instant pot or rice cooker

-Rolling mat

-Serrated bread knife

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To start, whisk in your instant pot the water, rice wine vinegar, salt, and sugar. This is the same recipe as my poke bowl . Take your rice and put it into a strainer and rinse well with cold water. Add the rice to the instant pot and hit the RICE button.

Place a nori sheet on the rolling mat, gather your other supplies and make sure to have a tiny bowl of water for sealing the roll.

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Smash your rice onto the nori sheet.

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Add your avocado and cream cheese. Note that nori smells like fish even though it contains none…so if you got cats…enjoy this f*cking party yo.

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Roll the mat half way with the sushi and pull in towards your chest.

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Pull it again and roll.

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Slice the roll with the bread knife as I find it works best. Then garnish with the rice seasoning for a boost of flavor. Toss your romaine with the carrot ginger dressing. And mix your wasabi and tamari in a small little cup.

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Plate and serve!! To give you a break down nori sheets cost about $5, tamari is $3, wasabi $3, rolling mat was $3, bag of rice is $3, and rice seasoning $5. But you will use this ingredients probably 20 times. So this is a great CHEAP way to make sushi!!

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2 thoughts on “Cream “Cheese” Avocado Sushi

  1. au I’ll have to try this!

    Liked by 1 person

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