Sushi meets burrito in this easy and delicious handheld sushi recipe featuring crabmeat, avocado, and cucumber.
Cook rice according to package directions. Stir in rice wine vinegar, lime juice, sugar and salt until well coated. Let cool completely.
Fuse 2 sheets of nori by placing them side by side with rough sides facing up. Wet about 1 inch along one of the edges, pressing to adhere sheets together.
Starting 1 inch from one short side of fused nori sheets, spread 1 cup of sushi rice mixture over nori sheets. Lay cucumbers, carrots, avocados, crab and cilantro down along center of the rice.
Roll one edge over filling as tightly as possible; continue rolling to form roll. Repeat to make 6 rolls.
Whisk together mayonnaise and chipotle. Serve sushi burritos with chipotle mayo for dipping.
Crab sticks can also be used for this recipe.
Alternatively, serve with red or green salsa for dipping.
For make-ahead, wrap each roll in paper towel, then wrap in foil or plastic wrap.
A little bit of burrito, a little bit of sushi, and a whole lot of delicious, this tasty Fusion Sushi Crab Burrito is loaded with crab meat, fresh avocado, crunchy carrots and cucumber, wrapped in nori sheets lined with Carolina® Short Grain Rice, and served with an irresistible chipotle mayo dipping sauce. Some of the tastiest meals result from fusing favorites together and this delectable recipe is a perfect example of just that! Mixing delicious sushi flavors with the handheld ease of a burrito is a brilliant way to enjoy a bit of both culinary worlds.
Whether you’re a chopstick master or can’t really get the hang of them, you can’t deny that this handy twist on a Japanese classic is a great way to conveniently enjoy everything you love about sushi at any time or any place. This recipe’s technique is a great way to bring your favorite sushi recipe with you as an on-the-go lunch or dinner and is incredibly customizable. Try this sushi burrito technique with any of your favorite ingredients, or try it with some of our sushi favorites like this Sushi from Authentic Grains with Avocado & Tuna or these Veggie Rolls with Sushi Rice.
Using the right grains for your rice dish can make all the difference. Carolina® Authentic Short Grain Rice is specially made to cook to the perfect sticky consistency to hold your sushi ingredients together and for absorbing the vinegar and lime juice, like in this recipe, boosting the flavor of your sushi and perfectly complimenting the ingredients inside.
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