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Place 1 nori sheet, rough-side up, on a damp bamboo sushi mat. Using wet fingers, press 1 cup of rice firmly over nori, leaving a 2cm border at the other end. Spread ¹⁄³ cup of tuna mixture across centre of rice. Top with two pieces of cucumber. Starting at end closest.

Cut Roasted Seaweed in half (4 x 7 1/2″ or 10 x 19cm). Cut tuna into 1/2″ (1cm) thick pieces and 7 1/2″ (19cm) long. Cut Put a sushi mat flat on your work surface with the bamboo slats left to right, so you can roll the mat away from you. Cut a roll into 8 pieces. Serve with soy sauce and.

Blanch the cucumber strips in boiling salted water for 2-3 minutes. Drain on kitchen paper. 2. Season the tuna with salt, pepper, lemon juice and oil and stir in the spring onions.

In a small bowl, mix tuna with mayonnaise, green onions, chili paste, ginger, sesame oil, garlic powder and sea salt. In another bowl, mix the rice vinegar into the sushi rice. About 1 inch from the end of each cucumber slice, place a small scoop of rice and tuna, then layer with a few slices of jalapeno, a slice of avocado, a few radish matchsticks and a piece of pickled ginger. Season each with a dash of salt and pepper. Roll each, tucking the filling ingredients tightly in.

Secure with a toothpick until ready to eat. The sushi grade tuna is seasoned with soy sauce for saltiness, sriracha for the spicy heat, mirin for a touch of sweetness, green onions and sesame oil and seeds. The final component is of course cool and creamy avocado which rounds things out when combined with the juicy cucumber!A fun sushi made with spiced-up canned tuna, carrots, cucumber, and avocado, rolled up in a nori sheet with lots of tangy rice.

Spread about 1 cup of the sushi rice on 3/4 of the nori closest to you, in a layer about 1/4 inch thick, spreading it to the edges. Smear a thin line of the wasabi across the center of the ric. Online Sushi Course on Udemy: https://bit.ly/SEP0820 Follow Facebook for Updates: http://bit.ly/FBSushiEveryday Shown are (3) ways to cut cucumber for sushi. 2 cups of cooked sushi rice* 2 T. white vinegar 185g. canned tuna, drained Seaweed Sushi Nori Optional: Half a carrot or cucumber, sliced into matchsticks Salt to taste Also Prepare: Bamboo Sushi.

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Put all the ingredients except the tuna, lemon juice, liquid from the preserved lemons, and olive oil into the pan and mix them together well.

“Around My French Table: More than 300 Recipes from My Home to Yours” by Alan Richardson, Dorie Greenspan
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The fish is flown in fresh several times a week, the veggies are crisp and the sauces are spicy—locals particularly love the spicy tuna roll with cucumber and avocado served with sriracha and eel sauce.

“Fodor's The Complete Guide to the National Parks of the West” by Fodor's Travel Guides
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Tokyostyle scattered sushi is a generous bowl of prepared sushi rice topped with any number of ingredients, in this case marinated tuna.

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In a bowl, toss the cubed ahi tuna with the scallions, coconut aminos, fish sauce, and minced jalapeño, if using, to evenly coat.

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Sushi connoisseurs say that the texture of properly frozen tuna is acceptable, but that the flavor suffers.

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Top with the Cucumber and Micro Radish Salad and place the cucumber-wrapped asparagus on plate next to tuna.

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Drain the tuna and add it, the rice and nori and toss gently to combine.

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Sushi are small rice patties topped with green mustard and a slice of raw fish—tuna, eel, sea bream, squid, octopus—or caviar or cooked shrimp, and served with thin slices of fresh ginger.

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Add the nori just before serving If you must make chirashi sushi 2 to about 8 hours ahead, complete the recipe up through adding the peas.

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  • Guys, he’s joking when he says to throw it away. That’s why he emphasized it so much and said it in that way and laughed. In all his videos he gets comments about him “throwing them away”. He doesn’t though as in some videos you can see him sneak a piece in his mouth and now he explicitly tells you that it goes into the chef’s stomach

  • My advice for people just starting to make their own sushi is that the rice is the most important part. It’s easy to overlook like “it’s just rice, right?” Wrong. The rice will make or break your sushi. Don’t just use instant rice. It’ll work but it won’t be nearly as good. I recommend watching a few videos on sushi rice preparation before you get into what types of maki you want to make.

    Look for short-grain white rice (Nishiki brand is easy to find) and cook it the proper way. Rinsing, soaking, then cooking. Afterwards, season the rice with a rice vinegar, mirin, sugar, and salt mixture. (Mirin can be hard to find. Sometimes you’ll have to go to an Asian market to find it.) This is a basic seasoning but others exist (dashi, for example). The seasoning is very important. Unseasoned rice will make your rolls very bland, even if the ingredients are strong. The roll is mostly rice so it makes a huge difference.

  • Thank you…I’m an extreme novice and it’s the first time I’ve made sushi (like many I’m extremely advanced when it comes to eating sushi tehehehe) and with your videos I’ve just successfully finished making Tuna Fish rolls!!! Labour intensive when it comes to prepping the sushi rice, but will definitely try more fillings once I’ve got the sushi rice and the rolling down pat.  Thanks heaps, Ce:o)

  • At our house the ends of the rolls are called chef cuts,unless it’s used in presentation those can be used in a salad or rice paper wrap. ��. Any ideas on sushi fruit or desert rolls?

  • Hi how to, is there a machine that I can buy/some type of device to use instead of the knife method? Because I have tried it so many times and I keep ruining them. Any help is APPRECIATED much:)

  • yumy..it looks delicious i love maki sushi very much…thank yu but i think you are japanesse person who spoke in video…that’s only my opinion..:)

  • The two ends “throw away” REALLY? what a waste! Get a decent plate or board, put all the pieces on it, stick on some daikon, wasabi and ginger and hands off that Soy Sauce bottle. Shesh! Great vid otherwise, Thanx…

  • this guy very slow…but if u do this..you don’t need to freakin dip ur knife in water…the cucumber is already super wet…u just need a very sharp knife to do it easier but he teaches wrong and i do this in like 15 secs

  • I thought soy sauce is barley used in sushi its usually one small dip with no shake and then eat it?? Maybe it taste better covered in soy sauce idk but it seems like the point is to taste the sushi not hide it

  • that looks really good, i love sushi rolls my first time trying one was a month ago and i tried the imitation crab meat one and i loved it, my hubby is a little scream-ish of sea food i told him that he just hasn’t tried the right ones so never hate til you try it

  • where would you recommend to get tuna sushi grade online or other supplies like salmon sushi grade, eel sauce, wasabi n etc.
    Your recipe for sushi rice is how many servings.
    thank you

  • Welcome to our channel! We’re really excited for you to learn how to make sushi and admire you’re brave heart in trying it even though you’ve never had it before! How do seaweed sheets taste, wow that’s a tough one:) Hubby says they taste ‘how you think they would’ but I don’t think he’s being very nice when he says that:P Really, in sushi you don’t taste the seaweed sheets, but rather the rice and ingredients. Seaweed tastes slightly fishy/ocean like if I had to answer. Does that help?

  • I have two questions:

    1Is there a specific reason that you put the seaweed on the outside and the rice on the inside? Personally I like it better the other way, but if it needs to be done for this particular roll, I would do that.

    2I’ve never made sushi before, so I don’t know which type of seaweed to use. In a Japanese market, they sell roasted seaweed sheets. I didn’t know if that would break when trying to roll it. Does it? What type do you use?

    Thanks so much:)

  • Well done! You Definately made a mistake with putting too much soy sauce lol but atleast u know better now. mistakes happen. Looks wonderful anyway! Thanks for your time in teaching us man

  • NEVER take the blade out of the cucumber, once you start you don’t put the blade out, that’s the traditional Japanese way, and second, you don’t need water for that, the cucumber is already humid enough

  • so im new to sushi, and i was wondering if it would be the same if i made this but without the cucumber? im just not a big fan of cucumber

  • Hey, I am just starting out and I have never tasted sushi, but really interested to make them. Can you tell me, how seaweed sheets taste..?

  • No problem! Drain the water/oil out of a can of tuna, then put it in a small bowl and mix mayonnaise into it until you think it tastes good. Usually you’ll want to sprinkle some salt and pepper in it too, but not too much:)
    Does that help?

  • I didn’t know you could get fish already prepared like that! Very informative! I will have to go to my local Asian market and try this myself! Your videos are very lovely! Thank you:)

  • Can people please stop saying “tuna *fish*”? Adding fish to the end of tuna is redundant. There is no other kind of tuna. All tuna is fish. ����‍♀️

  • I’m going to make these. I think in America when we think of can tuna we think of a kind of basic food that isn’t fancy enough for sushi. But a can of albacore would rock these! Gonna make my spicy mayo with sriracha.

  • Ha ha ha, it’s funny you say that! Hubby & I go back and forth on what is the ‘Gateway Sushi’, I saw this one and he says it’s chicken teriyaki rolls you’ve taken my side in the debate, thank you:D

  • We’re so glad to hear that! You just started our day on such a good note! We always get excited when people try out the recipes we post, thank you so much:D

  • I like watching your videos, and I admire your technique and skill, but a few things in this video don’t sit well with me. Won’t all of that soy sauce that you poured all over your sushi make it incredibly salty? Also, it would be a shame if all of the excess on the ends of the roll goes to waste…do you really throw it away? O_O I was like, “NOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! WHY?????????” Anyway, your video has made me very hungry, and I now have the need to snack on some roasted nori.:) By the way, great job cutting that cucumber; it must have been difficult to learn how to do that just right. 

  • For me tuna salad is a always quick so it’s from the can. I make nearly all our meals from scratch so it doesn’t bother me to take some shortcuts once in a while:) Thanks for the suggestion though!

  • Before considering yourself a chef, I think you should learn to see the importance of food first. You can’t just throw away food even if they’re just trimmings. You could eat them yourself, you know. I mean this isn’t even in a restaurant setting so eating the trimmings is perfectly fine. And that’s a lot of soy sauce you’re wasting, by the way. It just makes me wonder if you also threw away the center of the cucumber after slicing it for the sushi skin. Really, what a waste.

  • Can i still make it even without the wooden mat. Wooden mat is really rare in our locality and can just be found in bigger cities. Philippines.

  • I love the wicked comment laugh at the end!
    If you really want to play mind games with them try our chicken teriyaki rolls! Our reluctant-to-try-sushi friends are always like ‘It’s chicken teriyaki, but it’s sushi I don’t like sushi, but it’s not sushi, it’s chicken teriyaki, but it’s sushi I don’t like sushi, but it’s not sushi…’
    MWAHAHAHAHA!!!:D

  • Great comment! This is a GREAT one for an obento we love requests so we’ll put it on our list of ‘to make’ tutorials:) Truth be told almost any combinations of the dishes we make would make a great obento:D

  • thank you for such a straight to the point video showing all but the making of the rice, kinda strange how it cuts off at the end there..

  • Hello! Thank you for this video, which is very easy to understand and nice. I gathered all the ingredients to make sushi rolls and maki, but I have a question. How do I choose and handle the salmon and tuna fish, without the risk of the worms present in raw fish?

  • This is genius! This will taste so familiar to my family’s tastebuds that they will more than likely be willing to go on sushi outings with me now =D One step at a time though…. mwahahaha

  • Thanks! We really can’t understand why either but Hubby thinks it’s because sushi is considered a little bit exotic and Americans don’t associate tuna fish and exotic mentally. Whatever the reason a lot of people are missing out:)
    Great comment!

  • Im not Japanese but Im a REAL sushi lover, I make really good sushi, Ive been to Japan, and not only have I never eaten these but this video offends me.  Not a bad sushi idea and not doubting this being a roll served in Japan but calling these the french fries of Japan…really?  Japan house wife…really?  You ate nothing but these in Japan…..really?  The music at the end of the video…really?  This video just set Japan back about 40 years for western audiences…just sayin.

  • I love all the different combinations that can be madeand I especially love to show off my creations to my family and friends. Thank you for the videos! ����

  • If you dont season the rice, The nori (seaweed sheets) have a fishy taste. But if you season the rice, You cant taste the nori at all. To season the rice, Mix sugar with rice wine vinegar & add to rice while rice is still warm. You also have to use short grain rice, Long grain wont work, Whats great about sushi is you can put anything you want in it. Ham, Crab, Tuna, Shrimp, Eggs, Veggys, Peanut butter, Fruit, Whatever you like.

  • Many Texans I know don’t like the flavor and texture of NORI or dried seaweed, so I have never really had a chance to make any Sushi rolls since I moved here some six years ago. Many of the Sushi rolls we see here are with a NORI sheet being rolled inside rather than outside. I wonder this is anything to do with people here’s preference about NORI.

  • @Skubie123 Please let us know how they turn out for you! This is really the favoriate of the better half and we order it every time we go out for sushi in Japan. It’s one of those dishes we wish the Western world would “discover” because it truly is SO simple and SO delicious.
    If you have any questions when making it feel free to ask:)

  • Could this be made with canned salmon, too? What would you recommend as additional fillings in that case, or stick with the lettuce and cucumber? I’m kinda thinking avocado would be a nice addition, but don’t want to overdo it.

  • You know, we don’t live in Texas so it’s hard to answer that question directly. However, we’ve noticed in the USA in general people like the inside out rolls WAY more than rolls that have the nori on the outside or nigiri-zushi. Our best guess is that it’s the visual appeal of the inside out roll and also that the nori isn’t as obvious in them that makes them more popular. Sorry we couldn’t be more definitive in our answer:(

  • It’s amazing how popular these rolls are in Japan. Had I not seen it with my own two eyes I wouldn’t have believed it but these are EVERYWHERE!
    Try them, they are great and so easy to make it almost feels like you’re cheating when you make them because they are so easy to put together:D

  • It’s not a stupid question:) It’s tuna fish from the can with some mayo mixed in with it! This is a really good roll that’s really popular in Japan so easy and so good, let us know if you try it:D

  • Cut the ends and eat not toss jackass. Then cut the roll in half then stack together then cut them both in half. Way easier. Cucumbers are already wet don’t need water. Good knife skills.

  • I have some leftover rice, and some sliced cucumbers. They aren’t long sliced, but I can make it work! Wish I had some fish too tho.

  • I am a big fan of sushi I been eating sushi all my life my sister show me how to eat sushi but the beginning I thought it was nasty when my sister told me to dry it so I did it was good and I really enjoy it very much

  • Have you tried making tuna salad from fresh cooked tuna or always canned? Lately the canned tuna is not all that great. Wonder if it’s really tuna now days with so much crazy stuff going on in our food supply. Just sayin!

  • I enjoy your videos very much, but I cringe every time I hear you say throw something away, maybe you could work on that.:-( I do realize for plaiting purpose’s they can not be used. It is just hard to hear of food being thrown away when people are starving. But on a whole your videos are a great teaching source. Thank you. 

  • Now I know what I’m going to get when go to Osaka Hibachi Japanese Restaurant up in Moncton New Brunswick Canada tomorrow with my dad. Mmm I can’t wait a order of Beef teriyaki and steamed white rice with a side order of four tuna sushi rolls

  • Spazzy, great questions! 1. No reason, some are made this way and some not. Traditionally this one is made this way and I don’t know why. 2. The nori sheets (roasted seaweed sheets) are what you want, they don’t break when you try to roll them. Does that help?:D

  • LOVE this!!! These would be perfect to take for a picnic. Take ahead of time and slice right before eating. Yep, that’s a good idea.