Sushi for Small Fry

Menu Part: 
Appetizer
Cuisine Type: 
American
Serves: 
1

Delightful presentation of peanut butter and jelly and chicken nuggets for the younger set. Looks just like the real thing, they will clean their plates.

Ingredients

P B & J Maki:
2 white bread slices, crusts removed
Peanut butter
Fruit preserves
Toasted sesame seeds

Chicken Nigiri:
2 chicken tenderloins
Egg wash
Panko (Japanese bread crumbs)
Vegetable oil for frying
1 cup sushi rice (cooked short-grain rice mixed with rice wine vinegar and sugar)
Cooked peas and carrots
Strips of nori (toasted seaweed)
Pickled ginger
 

Steps

1. Prepare maki: Flatten bread slices and spread with peanut butter and preserves; roll up and cut into 1-in. pieces.

2. Coat outside of each roll with a very thin layer of peanut butter; roll in sesame seeds.

3. Prepare nigiri: Dip tenderloins in egg wash and coat with panko. Fry in hot oil 3-4 min. or until golden and crispy.

4. Mix sushi rice with peas and carrots and form into small mounds. Cut chicken to fit on rice mounds; secure with a strip of nori. Serve with ginger.
 

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