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California Roll

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California Rolls

California Rolls

Photo (c) Setsuko Yoshizuka
It's a popular sushi roll. California rolls are usually made inside-out, so they are easy to eat.


  • 1 avocado
  • 3/4 cup imitation crab
  • 2 Tbsp mayonnaise
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 6 cups prepared sushi rice
  • 4 sheets of nori (dried seaweed)
  • white sesame seeds


Peel an avocado and cut it into strips or mash it. Tear imitation crab into a bowl and season with salt and mayonnaise. Cover a bamboo rolling mat with plastic wrap. Put a sheet of dried seaweed on top of the mat. Spread a quarter portion of sushi rice on top of the nori sheet. Sprinkle sesame seeds over the sushi rice. Turn the sushi layer over so that the seaweed is on top. Place avocado and crab horizontally on the seaweed. Roll the bamboo mat forward, pressing the ingredients inside the cylinder-shaped sushi. Press firmly the bamboo mat with hands, then remove the rolled sushi. Make more rolls. Wipe a knife with a wet cloth before slicing sushi. Cut the sushi roll into bite-size pieces.

Makes 4 rolls

User Reviews

 5 out of 5
Yumm Yumm, Member imano

I am so happy to be able to make something as unique as this type of sushi. I just have one problem. Whenever I make sushi rice, I have hard time distributing it on the seaweed paper. I always end up adding another paper becoz the first one explodes with the over - filling. Please advice :)

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