Healthy sushi with smoked salmon &
Smoked salmon makes a good ingredient in sushi because of its texture.
You can buy a piece of salmon fillet and slice it yourself if you want
MAKES 8-10 PIECES
1/2 quantity freshly cooked sushi rice
2 tbsp Japanese mayonnaise
200 g/7 oz smoked salmon
1/2 cucumber, peeled and cut into very
Oil an oshi waku or terrine tin
(preferably with drop-down sides) and line it with a piece of Clingfilm
so that the Clingfilm hangs over the edges. This helps to pull the
sushi out afterwards.
Pack the tin 3 cm/11/4 inches full with
the rice. Spread a layer of mayonnaise on top of the rice.
Arrange the smoked salmon and cucumber in
diagonal strips on top of the rice, doubling up the smoked salmon
layers if you have enough so that the topping is nice and thick. Cover
the top of the rice with a strip of Clingfilm, put another terrine tin
on top and add something heavy, such as a few tins of tomatoes, to
Chill the sushi for 15 minutes, take off
the tin and weights and pull out the sushi. Cut the sushi into 8-so
pieces with a wet, sharp knife. Serve this healthy sushi with smoked
salmon and cucumber recipes with pickled ginger and wasabi paste.