Sushi Burrito recipe Menu

Sushi Burrito recipe Menu

in English


For the Sushi Rice:

  • 2 cups sushi rice
  • 1/4 cup rice vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt

For the Sushi Burrito Fillings:

  • 2 sheets of nori (seaweed)
  • 1 cup imitation crab meat or cooked shrimp
  • 1 avocado, thinly sliced
  • 1 cucumber, julienned
  • 1 carrot, julienned
  • 1/2 cup red cabbage, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup mango, thinly sliced (optional for sweetness)
  • Soy sauce and wasabi for dipping


1. Prepare the Sushi Rice:

  • Rinse the sushi rice in a fine-mesh strainer until the water runs clear.
  • Cook the rice according to the package instructions. Once done, transfer it to a large bowl.
  • In a small saucepan, combine the rice vinegar, sugar, and salt. Heat over low heat, stirring until the sugar and salt are dissolved.
  • Drizzle the vinegar mixture over the cooked rice while it’s still warm. Use a wooden or plastic spatula to gently mix and evenly distribute the seasoning. Be careful not to smash the rice grains.
  • Allow the seasoned rice to cool to room temperature. You can fan it to speed up the cooling process.

2. Prepare the Fillings:

  • Slice the avocado, cucumber, carrot, and mango (if using) into thin, julienned strips.
  • If using imitation crab meat, shred it into small pieces. If using shrimp, ensure they are cooked, peeled, and sliced into manageable pieces.
  • Thinly slice the red cabbage.

3. Assemble the Sushi Burrito:

  • Lay a bamboo sushi rolling mat on a clean surface. Place a sheet of plastic wrap over it for easy cleanup and to prevent sticking.
  • Place one sheet of nori on the plastic wrap-covered bamboo mat, shiny side down.
  • Wet your hands with water to prevent sticking, and take a handful of sushi rice. Spread it evenly over the nori, leaving a small border around the edges.
  • Lay your choice of fillings horizontally in the center of the rice. Be creative with the combinations, but try not to overstuff.
  • To roll the burrito, lift the edge of the bamboo mat closest to you and fold it over the fillings. Apply gentle but firm pressure to shape the burrito.
  • Continue rolling until you reach the exposed edge of the nori. Wet the edge slightly to seal the burrito closed. Use the bamboo mat to tighten and shape the roll.
  • Carefully remove the plastic wrap from the sushi burrito and set it aside.

4. Slice and Serve:

  • Using a sharp knife dipped in water, slice the sushi burrito in half diagonally for easier handling.
  • Serve the sushi burrito with a side of soy sauce and wasabi for dipping.
  • Optionally, you can sprinkle sesame seeds or crispy tempura bits on top for added texture and flavor.

5. Enjoy:

Sushi Burritos are a fun and customizable meal. Feel free to experiment with different fillings, sauces, and toppings to suit your taste preferences. They make for a perfect lunch, dinner, or even a picnic treat. Enjoy the fusion of flavors and textures in this innovative and delicious dish, right in the comfort of your own kitchen!

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