Assorted seafood with sushi rice, soy and seaweed
Serves: 6, Preparation Time: 40 minutes, Method: Easy
Chirasi means ‘to scatter’ and that’s the secret to making this simple yet fun dish. This is the perfect meal to serve guests who have varying tastes and preferences. You can even lay the ingredients out for them to choose what they like.
Barazushi – Japanese Cuisine
THE SUSHI RICE:
Japanese rice 3 cups
sushi rice vinegar 8tbsp
Prawns 500g large and boiled
crab meat 300g
salmon 500g, cubed
tuna 400g, cubed
salmon roe 400g (I prefer South Wind)
Nori (seaweed sheets) 1/2 cup, shredded
scallions 1/2 cup, finely chopped
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They are called marine wealth for no mean reason. Shellfish can do a world of good for you.
The delight of cracking open the crab shell to savor its white flesh in a curry, the thrill of sinking your teeth into a perfectly stir-fried pink prawn, the subtle taste of a lobster linguini or the acquired taste of freshly shucked baked oysters…have you whetted your appetite enough? Join me on a shellfish tour.
Lobsters – larger than life!
Lobsters are loaded with proteins, copper and zinc which boost immunity and prevent loss of vision. They also help in the maintenance of red blood cells and nerve cells. Since they are low in carbohydrates, they are a good option when you are on a diet.
Lobsters are rich in omega-3 fatty acids and are good for your brain as well. Low in cholesterol, they help maintain heart health and prevent conditions like osteoporosis, osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. Choose fresh, alive frisky lobsters with their tails curled up. Boil, steam or grill to make them nutritious.
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