Roe, roe, roe your boat…
These “Faux Roe Boats”, or gunkan maki, are a fun sushi to make, and easier than normal rolled sushi – perfect for beginners!
Recipe from Vegetarian Sushi Secrets by Marisa Baggett, out today!
- Wet your fingertips and palms lightly with water. Grab a walnut-sized amount of the sushi rice (about 2 tablespoons) and mold it into a rectangular mound. The bottom should be flat. Repeat this with the remaining rice to form 12 “beds” in all.
- Cut the nori into twelve 1 1/2 x 5-in (4×13-cm) strips. (Any remaining nori can be saved and cut into “seatbelts” for nigiri sushi.) Wrap one strip of nori, rough side facing in, around 1 bed of rice to form a wall. If desired, use a single grain of rice to “glue” the edges together. Repeat with remaining nori strips and rice beds.
- Arrange the rice beds on a serving tray. Top each with 1 tablespoon of the faux roe.
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