Ragin’ Cajun Sushi Rolls
Recipe Type: Sushi Rolls
Author: Erin and Andrea Trahan

Prep time: 30 mins
Cook time: 10 mins
Total time: 40 mins
Serves: 1
Ingredients
  • Sushi Rice
  • 3-4 tbsp. rice vinegar
  • 3 cups raw rice
  • Use a sticky variety, such as Cajun Country Medium Grain Rice)
  • Roll Ingredients
  • 1 lb. imitation crabmeat chunks
  • 1 lb. Louisiana crawfish tails
  • 1 pot boiling water season with 1 capful of Zatarain’s liquid crab boil
  • 3 tablespoons Old Bay Seafood Seasoning
  • 1 cucumber julienned
  • 1 scallion julienned
  • 1 carrot julienned
Instructions
Sushi Rice Directions
  1. First prepare rice according to package directions. When rice is ready, remove into a bowl to cook and mix with rice vinegar until rice is sticky and will form a small ball.
Crawfish & Crab
  1. Boil crawfish tails and imitation crab in crab boil & Old Bay flavored water for approximately 5 minutes.
Assemble Rolls
  1. To begin assembling the sushi rolls, cover a bamboo rolling mat with clear plastic wrap to prevent the roll from sticking to the mat.
  2. Press a thin layer of the sticky rice onto the rolling mat.
  3. Make the rice cover the rolling mat approximately 9” x 10”.
  4. Next, cover the rice with one sheet of green soybean sushi sheet.
  5. Begin laying a think layer of the cucumber, scallion, carrot, crab & crawfish into a narrow line on one side of the sushi wrapper.
  6. Slowly roll the bamboo mat away from you, pressing each roll to compact the line of vegetables and rice into a tight log shape.
  7. When completely rolled, remove the bamboo mat and slice into four even, round sushi rolls.
Notes

Etouffee Dipping Sauce4 tbsp. butter2 cloves garlic, minced1 dash of ketchup
½ lb. of the crawfish (previously cooked in the seasoned water), chopped
1 small onion, chopped1 stalk celery, chopped finely
Melt butter in skillet and add vegetables and sate until tender. Add ketchup and continue cooking until thick and the consistency of etouffee is reached. When the sauce is ready, add the crawfish. Serve this etouffee sauce as a dip for the slices of sushi rolls in place of a traditional soy sauce & wasabi. Makes 24 sushi rolls.

 

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