Recipe: Lunchbox sushi

DONNA HAY
Last updated 05:05 15/02/2013
sushi
JENNIFER SOO

LUNCHBOX IDEA: These sandwich-shaped sushi slices are easy to make.

Relevant offers

Recipes

Recipe: Jordan Rondel's spiced Christmas cake Chop Chop: Chickpea & kumara patties Cafe and restaurant reviews: On the trail in Central Otago In Season: Simple but special food for the festive season Recipe: Pan-Fried Fish with Basil Pesto Potatoes and Greens Recipes: Carrot cake bliss balls, and strawberry & vanilla tea Recipe: Coq au vin from Cornershop Bistro, Christchurch Recipes: Cucumber salad, stir-fried cucumber, and cucumber, gin & rose cooler Grilled pineapple with coconut and lime icecream Recipe: Fragrant lychee and peach punch

Avoid the great lunch letdown: soggy sandwiches, a wedge of processed cheese, the daily apple.

NEED TO KNOW

Main ingredient Rice
Type of dish Asian
Course Lunch
Cooking time <30 min
Serves/makes 2 - 4
Special options Dairy & Gluten-free

LUNCHBOX SUSHI

1 1/2 cups cooked long or short-grain rice
2 tbsp white vinegar
2 tsp sugar
1/2 tsp salt
1 sheet nori seaweed, halved
1/2 carrot, peeled and grated
1/2 cucumber, thinly sliced
4 slices smoked salmon

1. Place rice into a bowl and add vinegar, sugar and salt. Mix until the rice is sticky. Spread one of the nori sheets with the rice.

2. Top with the carrot, cucumber and salmon. Spread with remaining rice and top with the nori.

3. Slice into lengths and serve with soy and wasabi if desired.

Stack in a lunchbox layered with paper to soak up any moisture.

Ad Feedback

Ratings & Reviews

Recipe search

Special offers
Opinion poll

If you had to, which would you give up for a week?

Chocolate

Makeup

Sex

My cellphone

Vote Result

Related story: The best chocolate recipes ever

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content