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Salmon hand rolls with avocado

Time 40 minutes
Yields Serves 8
Salmon hand rolls with avocado
1

Cut nori sheets in half. Have bowl of water ready to wet hands. Place 1 nori sheet in left hand. Wet the other hand and spread 1 tablespoon rice on middle of sheet.

2

Dab a small amount of wasabi, about 1/4 teaspoon, from tube onto rice.

3

Add few slices cucumber, avocado, some salmon and sprouts and sprinkle with sesame seeds.

4

Fold nori over rice, left to right, into a cone shape with one end sealed. Continue making rolls with remaining ingredients.

5

Serve with soy sauce, wasabi and pickled ginger.

A friend who took a sushi-making class showed me how to make hand rolls. Substitute smoked salmon for the cooked salmon if you prefer. Sheets of nori, Japanese seaweed, can be found in the Asian aisle of many supermarkets.

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