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California Roll

Categories: Fourth of July, Low-calorie, Low-fat
Type: Appetizers and Snacks

Wasabi, the healthy condiment served with sushi, makes this crabmeat roll spicy!

Serves: Serves: 4


  • 1/2 cup canned crabmeat
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons nonfat mayonnaise
  • 2 sheets nori (dried seaweed)
  • 2 cups Sushi Rice
  • 1/2 cup shredded carrots
  • Wasabi or Sushi Dipping Sauce

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  1. Combine crabmeat and mayonnaise in small cup; mix well.
  2. Spray nonstick skillet with cooking spray and heat over medium-high heat.
  3. Put nori sheets in pan, one at a time, and cook until crisp, about 1 minute.
  4. Place a nori sheet on bamboo mat (available at specially cookware shops and Asian markets) or towel; spread about 3/4 to 1 cup Sushi Rice on each nori sheet, leaving 1/2-inch border. Arrange shredded carrots and crabmeat mixture lengthwise down center of rice.
  5. Roll up bamboo mat or towel and press firmly; remove carefully.
  6. Wrap sushi roll in plastic wrap and refrigerate up to one day before serving. When ready to serve, cut sushi roll into bite-size pieces and serve with wasabi or Sushi Dipping Sauce.

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Excerpted from Cook Once, Eat for a Week by Jyl Steinback. Copyright © 2003 by Family Fit Lifestyle, an Arizona Corporation.

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