Recipe: Appetizing Keto Sushi
Keto Sushi. Sushi is one of the world's great loves. It makes a great "healthy" alternative to other ready made foods. It is a relatively good source of protein and packed full of nutrients, minerals and, in some cases, health boosting fats.
To make keto California rolls, or any custom keto sushi roll, we will use cauliflower rice. What Sushi Can I Eat On Keto? Since most of all sushi contains rice, sushi is absolutely not Keto friendly. You can have Keto Sushi using 5 ingredients and 8 steps. Here is how you achieve it.
Ingredients of Keto Sushi
- It's 5 sheets of Nori.
- Prepare .25 lbs of smoked salmon lox.
- You need 2 oz of cream cheese.
- You need .75 of avocado.
- It's 1 tsp of Sesame seeds.
The only Keto-friendly thing you'll find on the menu of a sushi restaurant, is Sashimi - which is basically a piece of plain fish. That is why your best bet it to make your own sushi at home! There's plenty ways to "cheat" Keto Sushi and satisfy your sushi craving! Sushi has to be in the top five foods I have missed the most since starting a keto diet.
Keto Sushi instructions
- Dampen 2/3 of nori with basting brush.
- Spread 1/5 of cream cheese thinly along dry portion of nori.
- Spread salmon and thinly sliced avocado over cream cheese.
- Roll up sushi.
- Add small amount of water to moisten nori if needed.
- Slice roll into 9 pieces.
- Repeat 4 more times..
- Eat. Makes 45 pieces. 16 calories each..
I've always wanted to do some experimentation with making keto sushi, but I was under the impression it would be very hard to come up with that classic sushi flavor without using rice. By definition, sushi is vinegar rice topped with other ingredients, making sushi not keto-friendly, because rice is primarily a carbohydrate. However, certain types of "sushi," known to the Western world, such as sashimi, which is raw slices of fish, do not contain rice and is considered keto-friendly. If you think you can't eat sushi on a keto diet, think again: these keto sushi rolls are the perfect low carb meal to satisfy your Japanese food cravings. For a long time, I thought following a ketogenic diet meant giving up on the foods I loved most.