HEALTH

Crabby Patty Sushi Rolls
These sushi rolls are full of veggies and high-protein crabmeat which is also low in calorie and free of carbs. A healthy option if consumed in moderation.

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Ingredients

2 cups sushi rice
2 cups water + water for rinsing
2 tablespoons black bean  garlic sauce
1 cup shredded carrots
2 cups shredded cabbage
1 teaspoon sugar + 1 tablespoon
1 cup lump crab meat
4 tablespoons seasoned rice wine vinegar
3 roasted seaweed  sheets
1 avocado, thinly sliced
1 mango, thinly sliced
Chopped scallions
Chipotle mustard, optional
Pickled ginger, optional
Soy sauce, optional

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Step 1

Rinse rice in cold water until water is almost clear.

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Step 2

Place the rice and 2 cups of water into a medium saucepan and bring to a boil over high heat, uncovered. Once it has come up to a boil, reduce heat to low and cover. Cook for 15 minutes. Remove from the heat and let stand, covered, for 10 minutes.

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Step 3

Transfer rice to a large bowl.  In a separate small bowl, mix vinegar, salt and 1 teaspoon sugar. Add vinegar mixture to rice two tablespoons at a time and fold over rice until well-combined. Let rice cool completely.

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Step 4

In a large skillet, heat black bean garlic sauce and add carrots, cabbage and sugar. Cook for about 10 minutes over medium heat.  

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Step 5

Fold in lump crab meat.  Transfer to a large bowl and let cool.

Tip: to save time, prepare crab meat mixture while rice is cooking.

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Step 6

To prepare sushi rolls, wrap bamboo mat with plastic wrap and place over cutting board.

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Step 7

Add about 1/3 of the cooked rice onto the mat and spread using the tips of dampened fingers. (Keep a water bowl within arm’s reach)

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Step 8

Place seaweed sheet over rice. Add 3 slices each avocado and mang.

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Step 9

Spread over about 1 ½ tablespoons crabmeat mixture.

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Step 10

Roll up from bottom using mat to assist. Repeat to make three rolls in total.

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Step 11

With a sharp knife, cut rolls into 6 pieces (these are quite large so we cut into 8 pieces).  

Tip: Dip knife in water and wipe clean with towel between each cut.

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Step 12

Serve with chipotle spicy mustard, pickled ginger and top with chopped scallions.

Crabby Patty Sushi Rolls

These sushi rolls are full of veggies and high-protein crabmeat which is also low in calorie and free of carbs. A healthy option if consumed in moderation.

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