Crab Stick with Cucumber and Cream Cheese Sushi Roll

American Sushi Roll: Crab stick with Cucumber and Cream Cheese Sushi Roll

Crab Stick with Cucumber and Cream Cheese Sushi Roll

American’s love sushi; we have seen sushi restaurants appearing throughout major cities, in the chic fusion restaurants, to the traditional gourmet. The most popular is American sushi, including this fantastic recipe for Crab Stick with Cream Cheese and Cucumber Sushi Roll, and after years of eating it I made a decision to show myself steps to make sushi at home. This recipe is really simple that the most unseasoned home cook can be displayed to become a master sushi maker. Wow your friends and family with this easy and delicious recipe that bursts in your mouth with a creamy, crunchy, and savory explosion of flavor.

Required Tools:

  • 1 one gallon size freezer bag
  • 1 Sushi Rolling Mat


  • 1 Full Sheet of Nori Seaweed (cut into halves)
  • 1 cup of prepared sushi rice
  • 1/8th of the block of cream cheese (taken lengthwise from the block)
  • Cucumber slice (cut ¼ thick wide, and the period of your Nori Seaweed piece)
  • 2 Crab sticks
Cream Cheese for American Sushi Rolls

Cream Cheese for American Sushi Rolls

Presentation Tip: For the most beautiful presentation make sure that the cream cheese is positioned down the middle of the seaweed with a cucumber slice on either side, and also the crab on top of the seaweed when it is organized flat. This is prior to rolling the sushi roll.

Crab Stick with Cream Cheese and Cucumber Sushi Roll Directions

Place your sushi mat inside of the gallon sized freezer bag. This prevents the rice from sticking to your mat, and makes it much simpler to roll up the sushi. Lay the freezer bag covered sushi mat on the table in front of you. Lay the ½ bit of nori Seaweed onto the mat. With wet hands spread a handful of sushi rice outrageous of the nori seaweed, ensuring to obtain rice out to the finish of the nori. Press the rice gently but firmly in to the nori seaweed until it is just compacted together. Spoon the Masago over the entire area of the rice. Flip the seaweed, rice and  is now on the bottom. Next I will put some cream cheese in the roll; simply take it right off the block inside a long strip. While using cream cheese in the rolls adds a pleasant creamy texture that combines well with the spicy crab. For the most beautiful presentation ensure that the cream cheese is down the center of the seaweed. Add the cucumber strips, one on each side of the cream cheese. Next we go ahead and take spicy crab and lay it on top of the cucumber and cream cheese, making sure not to overfill the sushi roll. Remember that you could always add more heat when the roll is complete by giving some wasabi to dip the sushi roll into.

Cucumbers for American Sushi Rolls

Cucumbers for American Sushi Rolls

Time to Roll: Grabbing the portion of the sushi mat nearest you, roll it outrageous from the sushi filling to compact it into one solid roll, press it down, and quickly reroll, making sure that both ends from the seaweed (that nearest you and also furthest from you) are touching so they seal together. Notice the way the Masago completely covers the exterior from the sushi roll, giving it a stunning presentation. Add some Masago, sesame seeds, or avocado for your roll should you skipped that step above, or simply want some additional topping. Using a wet serrated knife cut the roll in half, after which both sides in half again and again til you have eight equal pieces of sushi. Place using the filling showing on an ornamental plate so that it is pleasing to the eye. If you plan on having guests for lunch or cocktails this makes a great presentation. It appears to be if you worked all day long with the cooking to create an ideal American sushi, when in fact it only took you minutes! These stunning and succulent treats can be finished with some delicious hot wasabi, and fresh ginger. Enjoy!

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Crab Stick with Cucumber and Cream Cheese Sushi Roll

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