July 04, 2018

CRAB SUSHI

Ingredients:
Dried shiitake mushrooms - 4
Dashi -1/2 cup
Light soy sauce - 3 tbsp
Sugar - 1 tbsp
Mirin - 1 tbsp
Vegetable oil - 2 tsp
Eggs - 2 (beaten)
Crab meat - 250 gms
Snowpeas- 16
Sushi rice - 4 cups
Pink, pickled ginger

Method:

  • Soak the mushrooms until soft in warm water, about 30 minutes. Drain and discard the stems.Slice the caps.
  • Mix the dashi, soy sauce, sugar and mirin together in a saucepan. 
  • Add the mushroom and simmer for 15 minutes. Drain.
  • Heat the oil in a large heavy-based fry pan. Pour in the beaten eggs and cook, without stirring, until set.
  • Turn the omelette out onto absorbent paper to soak up excess oil.
  • When cold, cut into thin strips. Shred the crab meat. Parboil the snowpeas in plenty of boiling water, about 5 minutes.
  • Drain and cut into bite-sized pieces.
  • Combine the sushi rice with the mushrooms, crab, shredded egg and snowpeas attractively in a serving bowl.
  • Garnish with pickled ginger and serve with soy sauce as a dipping sauce.  
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