Tuesday, November 3, 2009

"Sushi" Rolls For Bento


To make these sushi sandwich rolls (idea originally seen in Lunch Boxes and Snacks by Annabel Karmel), cut crusts off a slice of bread and roll flat with a rolling pin. Obviously, white bread is preferred, but all we had was whole wheat so it had to suffice.




Spread with salmon salad (or tuna salad).



Place shredded carrots and sliced cucumbers as shown.



Roll tightly and press ends together to seal.



Here's how it looks on end. Slice and place on end to enjoy! See these at work in MisterMan's bento. ^_^


21 comments:

  1. Sherimiya, are you Chinese? Now only i see your photo! Your kids are lovely. :)

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  2. That is a lovely idea! My boy refuses to eat nori and I bet this would interest him. I have rolled his before in long strips of cucumber but I can't make it hold without a pick.

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  3. Nice Sheri ... I tried this before too but the bread won't seal, so I wrapped it tightly with plastic wrap for couple of minutes and then unwrapped it :o)

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  4. what is your recipe for salmon and tuna salad?

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  5. Hi shoppingmum, I am Chinese and Japanese both :) Thanks for your visit :)

    Angi, Oh, do try it. I bet he would love it :)

    Hi Lia, I guess I pressed my bread very thin, and it got a bit mushy and sticky? Anyway, it's good to know that wrapping does help too. Thanks! :)

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  6. (whoops, autopost too early!)

    Hi Annette,
    For salmon salad, I use canned salmon, mashed into small pieces with mayo (or you can use plain yogurt) until it has a good consistency. I add chopped onion and celery, plus garlic powder, mustard powder, and chili if you like it spicy. You can also add pickle relish too; actually this would give a nice green spot in the sushi rolls :)

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  7. Great tutorial! It looks yummy and fun too.

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  8. the sushi looks yummy and easy. tks for sharing :)

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  9. Thanks, and your welcome, javapot and Lil'chan :)

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  10. I'll be trying these next week as an alternative to sandwiches for small sprog! I think she'll like them (^-^)

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  11. Hi arkonite_babe -- yeah, go for it! I bet she'll think they're cool! Can't wait to see yours :)

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  12. Thanks for posting this detailed tutorial. I must try it.

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  13. Great! Can't wait to see yours hapa bento!

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  14. I love this sushi roll idea and must now steal it for my own lunch. It looks great and healthy. I love your blog. Keep it coming!

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  15. Thanks a lot Deborah! Do try it, I bet you'll get lots of attention while you enjoy your fun "sushi"!
    Thanks for stopping by - I'm glad you can use these fun and healthy ideas for yourself! I appreciate your nice comments!

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  16. that's a great way to make sushi for people who don't like seaweed and also would be good to have alongside maki rolls too. You could also try soy wrappers too.

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  17. Thanks sushi stu, it's good for kids who don't like real sushi too. Thanks for the suggestions :D

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  18. prefect for me .My daughter loves sushi and always cuts the crust off her sandwiches.these are win-win and the birds still get the crust.

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