Charlie's Special (Tuna Salad and Cucumber Sushi)

Demonstrated by: Executive Chef Troy Teruya of Catch of the Day.
50th Cherry Blossom Festival - Sushi Recipes: February 1, 2002.



Charlie's Special (Tuna Salad and Cucumber Sushi)

  • 3/4 cup Sushi Rice
  • 1/2 sheet sushi nori (seaweed)
  • 1/2 teaspoon sesame seed
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons Tuna Salad
  • 1 strip Japanese cucumber


  1. Spread rice on nori; sprinkle with sesame seed.
  2. Place plastic wrap and bamboo mat on rice.
  3. Flip over so nori is face up.
  4. Spread Tuna Salad on nori; place a cucumber strip on tuna.
  5. Roll like a jellyroll, encasing the nori, tuna, and cucumber.
  6. Shape by squeezing gently.
  7. Cut in 8 crosswise slices.

Makes 1 roll.


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