Description

Create the taste of Japan with this easy tuna and green bean sushi recipe.

Ingredients

  • 215g (1 cup) sushi rice
  • 375ml (1 1/2 cups) cold water
  • 2 tablespoons rice wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon caster sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 x 185g can tuna in oil, drained, flaked
  • 2 tablespoons good-quality mayonnaise
  • 1/4 teaspoon wasabi paste (optional)
  • 4 nori sheets
  • 100g green beans, topped, steamed
  • Soy sauce, to serve

Instructions

  1. Combine rice and water in a saucepan. Cover. Bring to boil over high heat. Reduce heat to very low. Cook, covered, for 15 minutes or until water is absorbed. Set aside for 5 minutes to cool slightly.
  2. Transfer the rice to a bowl. Place the vinegar, sugar and salt in a bowl and stir until the sugar dissolves. Add to the rice and stir to combine. Set aside, stirring occasionally, to cool completely.
  3. Combine the tuna, mayonnaise and wasabi, if desired, in a bowl.
  4. Place 1 nori sheet, shiny-side down, on a clean work surface, with 1 long side facing you. Use wet hands to spread one-quarter of rice mixture over the bottom two-thirds of nori sheet, leaving a border around edge. Spread 2 tablespoons of tuna mixture along centre of rice. Top with one-quarter of beans. Roll up to enclose. Repeat with remaining nori, rice mixture, tuna mixture and beans.
  5. Wrap each roll in plastic wrap. Place in fridge for 30 minutes to chill. Cut each roll in half. Serve with soy sauce for dipping.