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Salmon, avocado and cucumber sushi

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Origin of dish:  Japan
Type of cooking:  Hob
Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 15 minutes
Ingredients (serves 2):

    1 cup Japanese sushi rice
    3 tablespoons rice vinegar
    1 medium avocado, sliced thinly, lengthwise
    3 tablespoons wasabi paste
    ¼ pound sushi-grade salmon
    ¼ pound cucumber, peeled, thinly sliced

    Soy sauce for dipping:
    Sliced pickled ginger for serving
    1 sushi mat
    1 sheet plastic wrap, cut the width of the sushi mat


1. Rinse rice several times, until water runs nearly clear. Drain.

2. In heavy pot, combine rice and 1¼ cups of water. Bring to boil; reduce heat to low and simmer, tightly covered, for 10 to 12
minutes. Remove from heat; let rice stand for 10 minutes. Stir in vinegar.

3. Place half of avocado strips onto plastic wrap from left to right. Set aside. Spread cooled rice onto sushi mat in ½ inch-thick layer. Dilute 1 tablespoon of wasabi paste in 1 tablespoon
water; spread evenly over rice. Layer salmon, cucumber and remaining avocado horizontally across center of rice-covered mat. Roll mat up over filling and press gently. Remove and
then lie roll across avocados on plastic wrap. Gently remove wrap and lightly press avocado into roll.

4. With a thin-blade knife, slice roll into 8 bite-size pieces. Serve with soy sauce, ginger and remaining wasabi.

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