Chikuwa and Cucumber Sushi Roll

Chikuwa and Cucumber Sushi Roll

Try this when you want to add flair to your normal cucumber rolls.

Ingredients: 2 rolls

2 quarter slices (quarter cucumber lengthwise)
Nori seaweed
2 sheets
Golden sesame seeds
2 tablespoons (1 tablespoon per roll)
Sushi rice
Two small rice bowls worth


1. Prepare the chikuwa as in Recipe ID: 562328.
2. Stuff each chikuwa with a cucumber stick.
3. With the rough side of the nori facing up, spread a little less than one rice bowl of sushi rice evenly on top, evenly sprinkle golden sesame seeds, lay a stuffed chikuwa at one end and roll. Cut into bite sized rolls and serve.
4. Serve with a dab of umeboshi paste.

Story Behind this Recipe

Thinking that cucumber rolls wouldn't be quite satisfying enough, I tried making the rolls with cucumbers stuffed in flavored chikuwa.