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Want to punch-up your lunch? Sushi in a Jar is easy to put together, store, and carry around. With a little bit of prep and layering, you can easily have your own sushi in a jar.

Sushi Salad In a Jar

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Want to punch-up your lunch? Sushi in a Jar is easy to put together, store, and carry around. With a little bit of prep and layering, you can easily have your own sushi in a jar.
Servings: 3
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 1 lb cooked shrimp (or drained crab meat, tuna)
  • 1 cup cucumber (diced/spiraled)
  • 1 cup red cabbage (sliced)
  • 1 cup mango (cut in thinly strips)
  • 1 cup carrot (matchsticks)
  • 1 seaweed salad (optional - get it from Asian store)
  • 1 sheet Seaweeds/Nori (cut into thin strips)

For Sushi Rice:

  • 2 cups cooked sushi rice (or sticky rice)
  • 2 tbsp rice wine vinegar
  • 2 tbsp sugar

Sushi Base Sauce:

  • cup rice vinegar
  • ¼ cup Ponzu soy sauce (available at Asian store)
  • 2 tbsp brown sugar (or honey)
  • 1 tbsp onions (diced)
  • 1 tbsp garlic minced

For Garnish:

  • sesame seeds

Instructions:

  • Cook the sticky rice according to package directions. Once cooked, add the rice vinegar and sugar.
  • Once cooked, add sugar and rice vinegar. Mix well and set aside.
  • Arrange the ingredients and layer in this particular order: 2 tbsp of Sushi Base sauce, Shrimp (or drained crab meat), cucumber, seaweed salad, cabbage, carrots, mango sticky rice, nori (seaweed) strips and sesame seeds.
  • Store the jar in the fridge for up to 3 days. Just dump into a bowl when ready to eat.

Notes

Recipe Adapted from: Girl on Bloor

Nutrition Information:

Calories: 450.12kcal | Carbohydrates: 64.44g | Protein: 38.86g | Fat: 3.26g | Saturated Fat: 0.95g | Sodium: 1471.6mg | Fiber: 3.24g | Sugar: 27.99g

Please note that all nutrition information are just estimates. Values will vary among brands, so we encourage you to calculate these on your own for most accurate results.

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Course: Appetizer, dinner
Cuisine: Japanese
Keywords: sushi salad, sushi salad in a jar, sushi salad in jars