Open-faced spicy California roll

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PREP TIME

15 min

Makes

4 Servings

Open-faced spicy California roll

Open-faced spicy California roll
Photo, Roberto Caruso.

The humble sandwich goes haute. Build a better sandwich with a few fresh ingredients and some creative upgrades.


Ingredients

  • 227-g pkg imitation crabmeat , separated into large chunks
  • 2 tbsp mayonnaise
  • 1/2 tsp sriracha hot sauce
  • 1/8 tsp dark sesame oil
  • 2-Jan avocado , finely diced
  • 1/4 cup finely diced cucumber
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped pickled ginger
  • 4 plain, unsalted rice cakes , or corn cakes
  • 1/2 sheet nori , cut into matchsticks
  • 1 tsp toasted sesame seeds , optional

Instructions

  • Stir crab with mayo, hot sauce and sesame oil in a medium bowl. In another medium bowl, stir avocado with cucumber and pickled ginger.
  • Assemble by placing crab in an even layer on rice cakes. Top with avocado mixture, then nori and sesame seeds. Serve immediately.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 186,
  • Protein
  • 8 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 16 g,
  • Fat
  • 10 g,
  • Fibre
  • 2 g,
  • Sodium
  • 569 mg.

Shopping Tip:

Thin unsalted corn cakes can be found at Bulk Barn.

Substitution Tip:

Hot chili-garlic sauce can be used instead of sriracha hot sauce.