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Roasted Unagi with California Avocado Sushi

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Roasted Unagi with California Avocado Sushi



Serves: 1

As needed California Avocado Sushi Rice (recipe follows)
4 oz. unagi
1 Tbsp. prepared teriyaki sauce
1 tsp. toasted sesame seeds
1 tsp. chives, chopped
1/3 cup shaved bonito flakes
As needed California Avocado Sushi Rice (Yield: 3/4 cup)
1/2 cup prepared sushi rice
1/4 Fresh California Avocado*, coarsely chopped
1 1/2 Tbsp. mayonnaise
As needed Prepared wasabi paste, to taste

As with all fruits and vegetables, wash avocados before cutting.
Check out our tips for how to choose and use California Avocados.


California Avocado Sushi Rice:

  1. Combine sushi rice, avocado, and mayonnaise in a bowl. Add wasabi paste to taste.  

To Assemble:

  1. Form the California Avocado Sushi Rice into a rectangular shape on a plate, roughly the size of the unagi.
  2. Heat a grill to medium high heat. Grill unagi for 1 minute on each side. Remove from heat.
  3. Glaze unagi with teriyaki sauce, then garnish with sesame seeds and chives. Lay unagi over the rice. Garnish with shaved bonito. Serve.

*A large Fresh California Avocado weighs about 8 oz.

Nutrition information per serving

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 Calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

About the author

Larry Tse, Chef/Owner, The House, San Francisco CA


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