Smoked Salmon-Avocado Sushi Salad

Smoked Salmon-Avocado Sushi Salad

Achieving spectacular results is surprisingly simple when you try your hand at this Asian specialty.

Prep Time

20

Minutes

Total Time

1:00

Hr:Mins

Makes

4

servings

Sushi Rice
1 1/4
cups water
1
cup uncooked sushi rice
1/4
cup seasoned rice vinegar
Dressing
2
tablespoons less-sodium soy sauce
1 1/2
teaspoons seasoned rice vinegar
1/4
to 1/2 teaspoon wasabi paste
Salad
2
tablespoons sesame seed, toasted*
1
avocado, peeled and cut lengthwise into 16 slices
1
package (3 oz) thinly sliced salmon lox
4
teaspoons chopped pickled ginger slices (from 6-oz jar)
  1. In 2-quart saucepan, heat 1 1/4 cups water and the rice to boiling. Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer 10 to 15 minutes or until tender. Transfer to large bowl, tossing rice with chopsticks or 2 forks to cool slightly. Gradually add 1/4 cup vinegar to rice, tossing constantly. Cover bowl with damp towel; cool rice to room temperature.
  2. In small bowl, mix dressing ingredients with wire whisk.
  3. Dip hands into cold water; divide rice into 4 equal portions. Form each into oval-shaped patty about 3/4 inch thick. Roll edges in sesame seed. Place each patty on serving plate. Sprinkle top of each rice patty with 1 to 2 teaspoons dressing. Arrange 4 avocado slices over each. Top each with 1/4 of the sliced salmon and 1 teaspoon ginger slices. Serve immediately.
Makes 4 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Tip
Look for sushi rice, wasabi paste and pickled ginger in the Asian section of the supermarket. This short-grained rice may be called pearl, glutinous or Japanese rice.
Tip
Give your salad an exotic look by substituting black sesame seed for the toasted sesame seed.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 290
    • (Calories from Fat 80),
  • Total Fat 8g
    • (Saturated Fat 1 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 0mg;
  • Sodium 480mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 45g
    • (Dietary Fiber 3g,
    • Sugars 6g),
  • Protein 9g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 2 1/2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 3;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.