Saturday, July 7, 2012

Low Carb Sushi

1.5 cups of riced cauliflower, browned (3 green)
7 oz grilled Tilapia (1 leanest)
2 Sushi Nori sheets (1 g of carb each) (2 condiments)
1/2 t Sriracha sauce (1/2 condiment)
1 t low sodium soy sauce (1/2 condiment)

Medifast: 3 Green, 1 Leanest, 3 condiments
300 calories, 11 g carbs, 4 g fat, 50 g protein.

This makes a lot more than pictured - 2 rolls of sushi.  These are just the prettiest pieces!

I grilled my Tilapia on my George Foreman grill & set it aside.  10 oz of frozen Tilapia yields 7 oz cooked.

I took a bag of frozen cauliflower, cooked it in the microwave for about 5 minutes in a little water.  Pulsed it a few times in my food processor until the cauliflower had the texture of rice.  Added the cauli-rice to a pan & browned it up a little.

Next I laid out my first Sushi Nori sheet.  Make sure you get seaweed sheets that are 1g carbs each.

I combined my Tilapia with the cauli-rice, just for ease of assembly.  Cover 2/3 of the Nori sheet with half the mixture.

Carefully roll together.  Try to keep it as tight as possible without tearing the sheet.  This will just require practice.  The Nori sheet was a little sturdier then I thought it would be, so I actually packed the mixture that fell out the ends back in for a fairly tight roll.

Next slice the roll with a sharp knife and arrange on a plate.  I ended up making 2 rolls, but these were the prettiest pieces.

This was the rest....still tasted good!

Garnish with Sriracha and Soy Sauce


Me eating sushi in the rain!


Tammie said...

This looks great!

Karen said...

Looks good! Nice to have a low carb twist and still keep it Lean and Green for Medifast.

Hooligan momma said...

Looks yummy (except for the Sriracha...I don't do spicy LOL). Just curious where all the carbs are coming from. From what I can tell, tilapia = 0 carbs, sauces = negligible carbs, cauliflower = 9 carbs, Nori sheets = 2 carbs. I can do 11 carbs, not comfortable with 19 carbs. :)

Cody Echtermeyer said...

Thank you for catching this! When I calculated the recipe in MyFitnessPal, I figured the entire bag of Cauliflower, but only should have done half. I have updated the nutrition.

Hooligan momma said...

Great! I've added sushi sheets to my shopping list! Thanks!