Smoked Salmon-Avocado Sushi Salad

  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 60 min
  • Servings 4
Smoked Salmon-Avocado Sushi Salad

Ingredients

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)

Steps

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  • 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.

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Tips

Expert Tips

  • 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.
  • Give your salad an exotic look by substituting black sesame seed for the toasted sesame seed.

Nutritional Information

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
290
Calories from Fat
80
% Daily Value
Total Fat
8g
13%
Saturated Fat
1 1/2g
6%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
480mg
20%
Potassium
290mg
8%
Total Carbohydrate
45g
15%
Dietary Fiber
3g
14%
Sugars
6g
Protein
9g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%
2%
Vitamin C
6%
6%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
15%
15%
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 Choice
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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