Avocado Sushi

Photo by Alessandra Zecchini©

To make the sushi rice I usually follow this recipe, but this time I also added some Japanese dried herbs (the green is spinach and the purple is red shiso, or perilla) and toasted sesame seeds.

On top of each rice ball (you need to have wet hands to shape the balls) I put a slice of avocado, soaked in lemon juice. Under some avocado slices I put a little bit of wasabi, and because this may be too hot for some palates, I added a thin strip of nori seaweed to recognize which pieces had the wasabi and which didn't.

Avocado sushi is very filling, eat with a drop of Japanese soy sauce.


  1. Avacado Sushi is somethink very different to me and a lovely click too....need to try ....nice blog...

  2. Yum - I love avocado in sushi!

  3. Hy Alessandra,
    Chanced upon your space while blog hopping...wonderful space you have...Love to follow u.
    You are most welcome to my space.

  4. Ciao, thank you all for visits and comments :-)

  5. Oh the sushi sounds so good! I love avocado... Mmmm


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