Roasted Unagi with California Avocado Sushi

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Serves: 1

As needed California Avocado Sushi Rice (recipe follows) 4 oz. unagi 1 Tbsp. prepared teriyaki sauce 1 tsp. toasted sesame seeds 1 tsp. chives, chopped 1/3 cup shaved bonito flakes California Avocado Sushi Rice (Yield: 3/4 cup) 1/2 cup prepared sushi rice 1/4 Fresh California Avocado*, coarsely chopped 1 1/2 Tbsp. mayonnaise As needed Prepared wasabi paste, to taste

California Avocado Sushi Rice:

  1. Combine sushi rice, avocado, and mayonnaise in a bowl. Add wasabi paste to taste.

To Assemble:

  1. Form the California Avocado Sushi Rice into a rectangular shape on a plate, roughly the size of the unagi.
  2. Heat a grill to medium high heat. Grill unagi for 1 minute on each side. Remove from heat.
  3. Glaze unagi with teriyaki sauce, then garnish with sesame seeds and chives. Lay unagi over the rice. Garnish with shaved bonito. Serve.

*A large Fresh California Avocado weighs about 8 oz.

*Large avocados are recommended for this recipe. A large avocado averages about 8 ounces. If using smaller or larger size avocados adjust the quantity accordingly.

Did You Know?

There are hundreds of avocado varieties grown in California, and to avoid injury you should never cut an avocado while holding it your hand.

As with all fruits and vegetables, wash avocados before cutting. Check out our tips for how to choose and use California Avocados


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