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Vegetarian open sushi recipe

Turn sushi into fun finger food with these vegetarian rice patties.

35m prep
20m cook
makes 12

9 Ingredients

* 1 cup sushi rice, rinsed, drained

* 1/4 cup sushi seasoning

* 150g Japanese teriyaki tofu

* 2 tsp vegetable oil

* 1 small carrot, grated

* 1/4 cup finely shredded red cabbage

* 1/4 cup roasted sesame dressing

* 1/2 small avocado, thinly sliced into wedges

* 12 small fresh coriander leaves

5 Method / Steps

Step 1

Place rice and 1 1/2 cups water in a saucepan over medium-high heat. Bring to a boil, stirring occasionally. Reduce heat to low. Cook, covered, for 15 minutes or until tender. Stand, covered, for 5 minutes. Stir in seasoning. Spread over a large tray. Cool for 15 minutes.

Step 2

Using damp hands, shape rice into 12 patties (about 2 1/2 tablespoons per pattie).

Step 3

Halve tofu pieces crossways. Cut each piece into 4 triangles. Heat oil in a medium frying pan over medium-high heat. Cook tofu for 1 to 2 minutes on each side or until browned. Drain on a paper towel.

Step 4

Meanwhile, combine carrot, cabbage and 1 tablespoon of dressing in a small bowl.

Step 5

Place rice patties on a serving platter. Divide the carrot mixture among the patties. Top with tofu, avocado, remaining dressing and coriander. Serve.

source – cooking365coza

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