Kimchi Vegetable Sushi

Make homemade vegetarian sushi in the comfort of your own home! Use our microwavable Minute® Ready to Serve Rice and roll it with your favorite veggies and kimchi.

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Cooking time PREP TIME 10 mins
Servings SERVES 1
Ready in TOTAL TIME 10 mins

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Minute® Ready to Serve Garlic & Olive Oil Jasmine Rice
  • 4 oz cream cheese, softened
  • 1 tsp sesame oil
  • 2 nori sheets
  • 1/4 cup julienned carrot
  • 1/4 cup julienned cucumber
  • 1/4 cup kimchi, chopped
  • 1/4 avocado, thinly sliced

Instructions

  • Try your hand at this sushi-style recipe from the comfort of your own home! Use our microwavable Ready to Serve Garlic & Olive Oil Jasmine Rice and make your own homemade, vegetarian sushi for dinner tonight.

    Step 1

  • Heat rice according to package directions.

    Step 2

  • Combine rice, cream cheese and sesame oil in a small bowl. Stir to blend well.

    Step 3

  • Divide rice mixture onto nori sheets, pressing to spread rice over the entire sheet.

    Step 4

  • Divide the carrots, cucumbers, kimchi and avocado and place over rice along one edge.

    Step 5

  • Roll nori around filling. Cut into desired number of pieces.

    Recipe Tips
    To seal the sushi roll, use a little water to moisten the edge of the nori.

     

No Stove Needed!

Make vegetable sushi anywhere! All you need is a microwave and you’re good to go. With our seasoned, Ready to Serve Garlic & Olive Oil Jasmine Rice you too can be a pseudo-sushi master in your own kitchen.

What is Kimchi?

Kimchi is a traditional, Korean side dish of salted and fermented vegetables like cabbage, radish, onions and more. You can pick some up in the International section of your grocery store or in the section with Asian food products. Some varieties are spicier than others so if you’re not into hot flavors, start with a mild version and work your way up.

What Should I Know?

When preparing the rice for this dish, the sesame oil is important because it helps to give your dish that signature flavor we all love. The cream cheese works here as a glue that will help keep your rice nice and compact like sticky rice. The other ingredients can vary according to your taste. If you’re not a big fan of kimchi, simply omit it and substitute it with your favorite vegetables.

No sushi mat? Just roll the mixture tightly by hand or with a piece of plastic wrap or foil. Feel free to sub in plain Ready to Serve Jasmine Rice instead of the naturally-flavored variety used here, if that’s what you have on hand.