SPICY TUNA GHETTO SUSHI BOWL

 

  • Cooking Time: none
  • Servings: 1
  • Preparation Time: 15 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 Can Chunk light tuna in water
  • 1/2 tsp Toasted sesame oil
  • Chopped red onion (your discretion)
  • 1/2 Chopped avocado** (optional)
  • 1/2 Carrot julienned or 1/4 Cup of Shredded carrots
  • 1/4 Cup of diced green onions
  • 1/4 Cup of julienned cucumbers
  • 1 tbl Light Mayo or Smart Start Mayo (only 10 calories per serving)
  • 1 tsp of Masago or Salmon roe (optional)
  • 1/4 tsp Sriracha Chili (Asian hot sauce, depending on your threshold of heat use sparingly)
  • Shredded Nori or 3 sheets of Nori julienned (dried seaweed)
  • 1/4 of a Lime juice
  • Instant Japanese Rice or 1/4 Cup Japonica* (sticky rice)
  • Black sesame seeds (optional)
  • Nanami Togarashi & Tarako Furikake (Japanese seasoning, optional) to taste.
  • Squirt of Gourmet Garden Ginger Blend (tube of flavors in the produce section) or pickled ginger
  • Soy Sauce or Ponzu
  • **All ingredients can be found in the Asian section of your local supermarket or online**

Directions

  • 1. In a a separate bowl add drained Tuna, mayo, chopped red onion, sriracha, masago, lime juice Nanami Togarashi & Tarako Furikake.
  • 2. Microwave instant rice for 1 minute, or use Japonica read instructions*
  • 3. Add rice to a high bowl, top with julienned carrots, cucumbers, green onions, avocados**, add tuna on top & nori.
  • 4. Sprinkle sesame seeds, top with 1/2 tsp Masago, ginger & soy sauce.
  • * Japonica sushi grade sticky rice requires A LOT of care. This is not like regular long grain rice so please keep your eye on it, try to find the instant version.
  • ** To keep avocado from browning squeeze lime juice to it, it also adds tons of flavor to your sushi bowl

Notes

I ALWAYS crave my FAVORITE sushi from my FAVORITE spot on Mondays, unfortunately they're closed on Mondays so I had to get REALLY creative to satisfy my urge. Although I know how to roll my own sushi my Ghetto Sushi Bowl takes 15 minutes & I get the equivalent of 4 sushi rolls.

Website Credit: http://www.singleservingonline.com

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