California Maki Roll

Also known as a type of makizushi, the California Maki Roll usually contains fillings such as fresh cucumber, crab stick and Avocado. Depending on the ingredients available at hand, crab stick is commonly substituted with crab salad. These makizushi are speacial for they are rolled inside-out, often garnished with toasted sesame seeds or tobiko (flying fish roe).



California Maki Roll

Ingredients

  • 300g Sushi Rice.
  • 8 Nori Sheets 
  • 8 Crab Stick
  • 4 nos  Avocado
  • 20g Tobiko Caviar 
  • 50g Wasabi 
  • 50ml White Vinegar 
  • 100g Pickle Ginger 
  • 100ml Kikoman Soy Sauce 

Methods

  1. Cut a nori sheet in half and place it on a sushi mat, with the shiny surface facing down.
  2. Grab a handful of sushi rice and gently spread over the nori sheet with a thickness of about 1 cm.
  3. Flip the nori so that the rice is facing downward on the bamboo mat. Place other ingredients on top of the nori (not the rice).
  4. Arrange the crab sticks along the edge of the nori. Add 1 -2 thick slices of avocado.
  5. To roll, tuck your thumbs under the bamboo mat and use them to lift the mat and rice over the filling, while using your other fingers to hold it in place. Gently press to keep the roll in place.
  6. Cut into 8 equal pieces and serve with soy sauce, pickled ginger and wasabi.