"Sushi can be filled with any ingredients
you choose. Try smoked salmon instead of imitation crabmeat. Serve with
teriyaki sauce and wasabi."
2/3 cup uncooked short-grain white
3 tablespoons rice vinegar
3 tablespoons white sugar
1 1/2 teaspoons salt
4 sheets nori seaweed sheets
1/2 cucumber, peeled, cut into small strips
2 tablespoons pickled ginger
1/2 pound imitation crabmeat, flaked
1-In a medium saucepan, bring 1 1/3 cups water to a boil. Add rice, and
stir. Reduce heat, cover, and simmer for 20 minutes. In a small bowl,
mix the rice vinegar, sugar ,and salt. Blend the mixture into the rice.
2-Preheat oven to 300 degrees F (150 degrees C). On a medium baking
sheet, heat nori in the preheated oven 1 to 2 minutes, until warm.
3-Center one sheet nori on a bamboo sushi mat. Wet your hands. Using
your hands, spread a thin layer of rice on the sheet of nori, and press
into a thin layer. Arrange 1/4 of the cucumber, ginger, avocado, and
imitation crabmeat in a line down the center of the rice. Lift the end
of the mat, and gently roll it over the ingredients, pressing gently.
Roll it forward to make a complete roll. Repeat with remaining
4-Cut each roll into 4 to 6 slices using a wet, sharp knife.