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Erewhon Sushi Sandwich Dupe (ish?)… On my last trip to LA, I went to Erewhon and had to try their famous sushi sandwich and had to make it!

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Assemble everything onto one slice and slice both crispy rice squares separately, this way it won’t fall apart as easy when cutting. I may have ruined a few 

Erewhon Sushi Sandwich Dupe (ish?)

By Nadia Aidi
Erewhon Sushi Sandwich Dupe (ish?)… On my last trip to LA, I went to Erewhon and had to try their famous sushi sandwich and had to make it!

Ingredients 

Rice

  • 3 cups cooked calrose rice
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 2 tbsp rice vinegar
  • Pinch of salt

Spicy tuna salad

  • 1 can skipjack tuna
  • 3 tbsp japanese mayo
  • 1.5 tbsp sriracha
  • 1 tsp tamari
  • 1 tsp sesame oil
  • 2 scallions (light and white part

Spicy gochujang salmon

  • 5 oz sushi grade salmon, finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp gochujang
  • 1 tsp rice vin
  • 1 tbsp japanese mayo
  • 1/2 tsp tamari

Sushi sandwich

  • 8 slices of sushi grade salmon
  • 1 Avocado, thinly sliced
  • Eel sauce
  • Black and toasted sesame seeds to taste
  • Togarashi to taste
  • 1 persian cucumber, julienned
  • 2 nori squares

Directions 

  • Season the sushi rice with the rice vin, sugar and salt. Press onto a small rectangular or square container and press well so its flat and even. Place in the freezer for 2 hours
  • Optional to coat the rice in cornstarch. Fry in avocado oil until golden, it took about 8-10 min per
  • Mix together the spicy tuna salad
  • Mix together the gochujang salmon
  • Spread a layer of spicy tuna salad onto one slice of crispy rice, then the nori, gochujang salmon, salmon slices and torch, add the avocado, eel sauce, sesame seeds, togarashi and cucumber
  • Slice the other crispy rice slice and top
  • I ate mine with a tamari lemon sauce

Nutrition information is automatically calculated, so should only be used as an approximation.

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