How To Make The Best California Roll

california roll in a wooden plate with soysauce and wasabi
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Best California Roll Recipe

Course Appetizer
Cuisine Japanese
Keyword Rice Recipes
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 260kcal
Cost $5-20

Equipment

  • Bamboo rolling mat

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp Lemon juice
  • 1 pc Medium avocado peeled and sliced into 1/2 inch thick
  • 4 sheets Nori
  • 4 cups Cooked Rice Sushi
  • 1/3 cup Sesame seeds toasted
  • 1 pc Small cucumber peeled, deseed, sliced into thick strips
  • 4 pcs Crabstick
  • 2 pcs Pickles cut into thick strips
  • 1 tsp Wasabi
  • 1/2 cup Soy sauce

Instructions

  • Put avocado in a bowl and mix with lemon juice. Set aside.
    Note: Lemon juice will avoid the avocado to turns black in color.
  • Cut the Nori sheets in half crosswise.
  • Cover the mat (or bamboo mat) with plastic (such as cling wrap)
  • Place the mat on a flat surface then put the sushinori with rice over the mat. The part that has the rice should be facing down.
  • Scoop some sushi rice and spread over the sushinori (make sure to distribute the rice evenly)
  • Sprinkle some sesame seeds over the rice.
  • Then, arrange the avocado, pickles, cucumber and crabstick in the center of the sheet.
  • Grab the edge of the mat, keeping the fillings in place with your fingers, and roll it into a tight cylinder, using the mat to shape the cylinder. Set aside.
  • Continue doing the process until all the rice are used.
  • Trim the edge of the rolled sushi then cut the cylinder in half using a sharp knife
  • Slice each half crosswise into three equal pieces.
  • Place in a serving plate then serve with soysauce and wasabi. Share and enjoy!

Nutrition

Calories: 260kcal | Carbohydrates: 42g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 1636mg | Potassium: 147mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 135IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 131mg | Iron: 3mg
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