California Sushi Roll

California roll, is a type of inside-out sushi roll (uramaki) in which vinegared rice (rather than nori, an edible seaweed) forms the outside of the rollusually encompassing cucumber, crab (or imitation crab), and avocado.

Recipe(serving 9 rolls)

- 2 cups cooked Japanese sushi rice
- 5 Tbsp Sushi Vinegar(Make your own sushi vinegar by combining the following 3 ingredients and dissolving them together over low heat on the stove, then let the mixture cool)

- 4 Tbsp Rice vinegar
- 2 Tbsp sugar
- 2 tsp salt (I used sea salt)1/2 lb Imitation crab meat (p.s. the “log” shaped crab meat is the easiest to work with)
- 1 Avocado, ripe but still firm
- 1/2 medium cucumber, peeled and sliced into long julienne strips
- Toasted Nori Seaweed
- Toasted sesame seeds

- Soy sauce (regular or low sodium)

- Wasabi paste or wasabi powder

For spicy mayo: Mayonnaise (~1 Tbsp) and Sriracha hot chili sauce (~1 tsp) or to taste