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Sushi Burger

Sushi Burger

From Nicole Iizuka, POPSUGAR Food

Sushi Burger

Ingredients

  1. For the rice bun:
    2 cups short-grain Japanese rice, cooked
    1 teaspoon rice wine vinegar
    1 teaspoon sesame seeds
    Vegetable oil, for frying
  1. For the sushi patty:
    1 pound fresh sushi-grade ahi tuna, chopped
    1 tablespoon soy sauce
    1/2 tablespoon sesame oil
    1 teaspoon ginger, chopped
    1 teaspoon chives, chopped
    1/2 avocado, diced
  1. For spicy wasabi-ginger mayonnaise:
    1 teaspoon sriracha hot sauce
    1/2 teaspoon wasabi
    1 teaspoon ginger, finely chopped
    1/4 cup mayonnaise
  1. For burger:
    2 pieces red leaf lettuce
    1 carrot, julienned
    1 small cucumber, julienned
    1/4 head red cabbage, sliced
    1 teaspoon furikake seasoning

Directions

  1. Cook rice according to the package directions and let cool. Mix in vinegar and sesame seeds. Wet hands and form into 4 equally sized patties.
  2. Heat vegetable oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add patties to the skillet and cook for 3 to 4 minutes on each side, until nice and crispy. Remove from skillet and place on paper towels to drain off any excess oil.
  3. In a food processor, pulse tuna, soy sauce, sesame oil, ginger, and chives. Fold in avocado with a spoon and press into patties using your hands.
  4. Mix all of the mayonnaise ingredients together and place in a squeeze bottle.
  5. Assemble burger with a rice patty, slice of lettuce, tuna patty, carrots, cucumber, cabbage, and a drizzle of mayonnaise. Top with the second rice patty, add a sprinkle of furikake seasoning, and serve.
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