California Sushi Bites
A fun take on sushi, these bites filled with rice, crab and fresh veggies are perfect for sharing.
8 Dempster’s® Ancient Grains 7" Tortillas
1 cup (250 mL) sushi rice
1 tbsp (15 mL) rice wine vinegar
1 tsp (5 mL) granulated sugar
1/2 tsp (2 mL) salt
1/2 cup (125 mL) cream cheese
1/4 cup (60 mL) pickled ginger, chopped
1 pkg (8 oz) surimi crab meat or legs, cut into chunks
1 ripe avocado, peeled, pitted and sliced
1 cup (250 mL) matchstick-cut cucumbers
1/4 cup (60 mL) soy sauce
1 tbsp (15 mL) wasabi paste
Additional pickled ginger, for serving
Place rice in fine sieve; rinse under cold running water until water runs clear. In small saucepan, combine rice and 1 cup (250 mL) water; bring to simmer over medium-high heat. Reduce heat to low; cover and cook for 12 to 15 minutes or until rice is tender and liquid is absorbed.
Combine vinegar, sugar and salt; stir into rice. Let cool completely. Meanwhile, stir together cream cheese and ginger in small bowl.
Place tortillas on clean work surface. Spread cream cheese mixture evenly over each tortilla; top with rice, crab, avocado and cucumbers. Roll up tightly; cut into 1-inch (2.5 cm) pieces. Serve with soy sauce, wasabi and additional pickled ginger.
Tip: If you like, substitute cooked shrimp or salmon for the crab meat.