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Recipe: Suya Spiced Sushi

 As with all New Year celebrations, there is a resolve to try something different. What better way to start 2017 than with one of Nigeria’s greatest spices – suya spice. This recipe is an obvious mix of Asian and Nigerian recipes to kick off your new year with adventurous taste buds.

 

Ingredients

  • 1 cup cooked ofada rice (or brown rice)
  • Chicken breast (sliced) OR 1 fish fillet (any kind of fish – I used red Snapper)
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 4 tablespoons suya spice
  • 2 teaspoons vegetable oil
  • 1 small carrot
  • Avocado
  • 1/4 cup crushed plantain chips

 

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400F (200C)
  • Spice chicken breast or fish fillet with suya seasoning and salt. Add oil and mix
  • Place chicken on a baking pan lined with aluminium foil and bake in oven for 20 minutes or until fully cooked and golden brown on both sides
  • Fry the fish in a lightly greased pan till fully cooked
  • Peel and julienne carrots and avocado (i.e. cut into long matchsticks)

 

Wrapping the sushi

  • Spread rice in a rectangular shape over cling film/plastic wrap
  • Place chicken/fish, carrots and avocado in the centre.
  • Roll one side of the rice over the other and peel back the plastic wrap
  • Sprinkle crushed plantain chips over the rice and place the plastic wrap back
  • Mould and compress the roll then slice with a sharp knife
  • Remove the plastic wrap and serve on a plate

 

As with all New Year celebrations, there is a resolve to try something different. What better way to start 2017 than with one of Nigeria’s greatest spices – suya spice. This recipe is an obvious mix of Asian and Nigerian recipes to kick off your new year with adventurous taste buds.

suya

 

Ingredients

  • 1 cup cooked ofada rice (or brown rice)
  • Chicken breast (sliced) OR 1 fish fillet (any kind of fish – I used red Snapper)
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 4 tablespoons suya spice
  • 2 teaspoons vegetable oil
  • 1 small carrot
  • Avocado
  • 1/4 cup crushed plantain chips

 

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400F (200C)
  • Spice chicken breast or fish fillet with suya seasoning and salt. Add oil and mix
  • Place chicken on a baking pan lined with aluminium foil and bake in oven for 20 minutes or until fully cooked and golden brown on both sides
  • Fry the fish in a lightly greased pan till fully cooked
  • Peel and julienne carrots and avocado (i.e. cut into long matchsticks)

 

Wrapping the sushi

  • Spread rice in a rectangular shape over cling film/plastic wrap
  • Place chicken/fish, carrots and avocado in the centre.
  • Roll one side of the rice over the other and peel back the plastic wrap
  • Sprinkle crushed plantain chips over the rice and place the plastic wrap back
  • Mould and compress the roll then slice with a sharp knife
  • Remove the plastic wrap and serve on a plate
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