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California Roll

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California roll
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It's a popular sushi roll. California rolls are usually made inside-out, so they are easy to eat.

Ingredients:

  • 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

Preparation:

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

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