Do I have to say it? OK, I will. Rice! Boo! Hiss! Steamed white rice is generally pretty useless in the nutrition department unless you need extra starch.
Well, it's called sushi, but it doesn't contain any raw fish, rice nor soy sauce. Healthy Keto-friendly alternative to our favorite sushi rolls!
Ingridients - (cca. 1-2 servings)
1 medium avocado
1 medium red bell pepper
2-3 scallions, green tops only
1 medium cucumber
1/4 jicama (about 1/4 pound)
4 ounces shrimp, steamed and chilled (I used wild, cold-water salad shrimp.)
4 ounces smoked salmon
Coconut Aminos - Optional
Cucumber: Peel, cut in half lengthwise and remove the seeds with a spoon, then cut into matchsticks. Avocado: Cut in half and remove the pit. Use a spoon to remove the fruit from the skin and slice the avocado lengthwise into thin slivers.
Red pepper: Cut in half, remove stem and ribs, then slice into very thin strips lengthwise.
Scallions: Cut in half to separate the dark green tops from the white, then cut the dark green tops into strips lengthwise.
Jicama: Cut in half, peel, then cut a slice into matchsticks.
Wasabi: If using, mix wasabi with water, follow the package instructions, and set aside.
Prep the nori: Lay a piece of nori on a rolling mat, shiny side down. With about 1/4 of the avocado, form a single layer of slices on the nori. Leave a naked 1-inch strip on the side closest to you. Use the back of a spoon to spread the avocado across the surface of the nori. It doesn’t need to cover it completely—just enough to help seal the roll and soften the nori. Repeat with all four nori sheets.
Avocado-Shrimp Rolls: Place half the salmon on the bare strip of nori closest to you and top it with a few of the scallion greens. Place a parallel strip of jicama in front of the salmon, and add a few matchsticks of cucumber on top of the jicama. Roll, starting with the end closest to you, then repeat with the remaining salmon and remaining sheet of nori.
Slice & Serve: Run a sharp knife underwater and shake to remove the excess. Slice the roll crosswise into rounds about 1 inch thick and arrange on a plate, along with the remaining vegetables to eat on the side. If you’re dipping, add some coconut aminos to your wasabi and dig in.
Let us know in the comments below if you made it, or share it with us on Instagram!
Here is a list of items & ingredients that I use, from Amazon
Wasabi powder - Click here.
Nori sheets - Click here.
Organic Coconut Aminos - Click here.
Awesome Quality - Sharp knife 2020 - Click here.
All rights & credits go to Melissa Joulwan.