Keto Spicy Salmon Sushi Rolls

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Sushi rolls are one of my favorite foods, but the store bought variety are not only carb-heavy, they can often be laden with salt and preservatives.

This version features a base of tasty cauliflower rice which is lightly steamed and then flavoured. Cream cheese is used here to help bind the cauliflower to make it more manageable, and the creaminess adds to the overall flavour.

I’ve used a simple, spicy salmon mix as the main topping in these, but you could easily substitute the salmon for any most other canned or smoked fish, all should work well.

The fillings make these rolls delicious on their own, but you could always serve them with the more traditional accompaniments of pickled ginger, wasabi, and a dash of coconut aminos, a keto-friendly alternative to soy sauce.

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Nutritional values (per serving, 1 roll)

6.3 grams 7.1 grams 17.8 grams 27.8 grams 6.4 grams 352 calories
Total Carbs13.5grams
Fiber7.1grams
Net Carbs6.3grams
Protein17.8grams
Fat27.8grams
of which Saturated6.4grams
Calories352kcal
Magnesium67mg (17% RDA)
Potassium944mg (47% EMR)

Macronutrient ratio: Calories from carbs (7%), protein (21%), fat (72%)

Ingredients (makes 2 large rolls)

Cauliflower rice:
Spicy smoked salmon mix:
Sushi:
  • 1 quantity cauliflower rice
  • 1 quantity spicy salmon mix
  • 1/2 large avocado (100 g/ 3.5 oz)
  • 2 sheets nori seaweed
  • handful of leafy greens (20 g/ 0.7 oz)
  • Optional to serve: pickled ginger, wasabi and extra coconut aminos

Note: You can use either filleted and flaked, or canned and drained salmon, or smoked salmon. Recipe makes 4 appetizers (1/2 roll per serving), or 2 regular servings (1 roll per serving).

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Instructions

  1. To make the cauliflower rice, add the cauliflower to a food processor and pulse until it resembles rice. (the grating blade is best for cauli-rice but you can use the S blade too). Keto Spicy Salmon Sushi Rolls
  2. Add to a microwave safe bowl, cover with a breathable lid or plastic wrap and cook on medium-high for six minutes, stirring half way through.
  3. Combine the vinegar, coconut aminos and optionally Erythritol, stirring until it has dissolved, and stir through the slightly cooked cauliflower rice.
  4. Allow to completely cool, and then stir through the cream cheese and seeds.
    Keto Spicy Salmon Sushi Rolls
  5. To make the spicy salmon, mix the salmon with the mayonnaise and chilli paste until combined. Taste, and if required, add a little salt as needed.
    Keto Spicy Salmon Sushi Rolls
  6. To make the sushi, lay the nori out on a bamboo mat, and place half the rice along one end, flattening out.
    Keto Spicy Salmon Sushi Rolls
  7. Layer with half the avocado, half the spicy salmon mix, and the leafy greens.
  8. Use the mat to roll up the sushi, securing the end with a dab of water.
    Keto Spicy Salmon Sushi Rolls
  9. Repeat with the remaining mixture, and then using a sharp knife cut the two larger rolls into smaller, bite sized slices.
    Keto Spicy Salmon Sushi Rolls
  10. Serve immediately with pickled ginger, wasabi and coconut aminos.
    Keto Spicy Salmon Sushi Rolls
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Comments (3)

Hi - Have made my sriracha sauce and am now ready to go. Can you tell me how long these will keep in the fridge and are you able to freeze them at all. Thanks.

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Hi Amanda, these are best fresh but will keep for up to 3 days.

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If you lay a piece of plastic wrap on top of your mat, you'll be able to roll your sushi roll tighter.  

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