Sushi Balls and Rolled Sushi

so_sushi_mainCute, colourful and simple, these two delightful versions of sushi will charm any guest at a party.

INGREDIENTS

  • 200g sushi rice
  • 1 slice uncured ham (Proscuitto)
  • 2 tsp cream cheese
  • 1 slice smoked salmon
  • 1/4 avocado, sliced
  • 1 sheet rice paper (10cm across)
  • 1/4 beetroot, boiled and grated
  • 1 gem lettuce leaf
  • 30g canned tuna
  • 1 tsp mayonnaise
  • cling film

METHODS/STEPS

Proscuitto Temari Sushi

  1. Spread out a sheet of cling film, laying on top of it a 5cm square piece of ham.
  2. Take 30g of sushi rice and form it into a ball around 1tbsp of cream cheese. Place on top of the ham, then use the cling film to form the mixture into a ball.

Smoked Salmon Temari Sushi

  1. Cut the smoked salmon into 2cm x 5cm strips. Slice the avocado into similarly sized strips.
  2. Spread out a sheet of cling film, and layer alternate strips of both salmon and avocado, about 3 strips of each.
  3. Place 30g of sushi rice on top of the strips, then use the cling film to form the mixture into a ball.

Rolled Sushi

  1. Moisten the rice paper with water then gently pat dry.
  2. Mix the grated beetroot with 80g sushi rice to make red sushi rice. Mix together the tuna and mayonnaise.
  3. Spread out a sheet of cling film, laying the rice paper on top of it, and the lettuce leaf on top of that. Then spread the red sushi on top of the lettuce leaf, and finally the tuna mayonnaise on top of that.
  4. Pick up the wrap from the edge nearest to you, and roll then rice paper up. You don’t have to roll too tightly. Once rolled, cut into three slices.