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Mamenori (Soybean Paper)

Soybean paper also referred to as mamenori or mame-nori-san are thin wrappers used as a substitute for nori. These versatile wrappers can also be used as a spring roll wrapper or even as a dessert wrap. The terms mamenori, soy bean paper, and mamenori san are registered trademarks of J-Oil Mills, Inc.

Article by: Barbara Bowman


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Crab & Mango Salad Handroll With A Cilantro Thai Vinaigrette From the Kitchen of: Sansei Seafood Restaurant & Sushi Bar


I N G R E D I E N T S
8 oz. crab meat
4 oz. fresh mango
1 oz. fresh Kula (mesclun mix salad) greens
4 1/2 sheets colored mamenori (soybean wrap)
8 oz. dry roasted peanuts
1 oz. cooked rice
2 oz. cilantro Thai vinaigrette (see recipe)

Cilantro Thai Vinaigrette
6 oz. rice vinegar
2 oz. sake
12 oz. sugar
1 oz. fish sauce
3/4 tsp. chopped garlic
1 tsp. sambal olek (garlic chili paste)
2 oz. cucumber, small thin slices
1/2 oz. cilantro, coarsely chopped

I N S T R U C T I O N S

Vinaigrette
Burn alcohol off sake, add sugar till dissolved, place in a mixer with all liquid ingredients and garlic. Mix and add cucumbers and cilantro. Lay the mamenori with the short end close to you, in the closes 1/3, lay the greens, crab, peanuts and mango. Dot

Assemble Handrolls
the top with rice. Using a sushi mat, roll lightly but firmly. Cut half, place up right and sauce around the roll.

Soybean Wrapper Product Specifications

ItemOriginalPaprika OrangeSpinach Green
IngredientSoybean protein, soy flour, glycerol, soybean oil, water, titanium dioxide color (glucose syrup [wheat], titanium dioxide, deionized water, gum acacial).
 
Soybean protein, soy flour, glycerol, soybean oil, water, paprika extract color (glycerol, paprika, deionized water, sucrose esters, mono & diglycerides of fatty acids, ascorbyl palmitate, dl alpha tocopherol).Soybean protein, soy flour, glycerol, soybean oil, water, spinach extract color (polysorbate 80, spinach extract, sunflower oil, glycerol, ascorbyl palmitate, dl alpha tocopherol).
Sheet size7-1/16" x 7-7/8" (118cm x 20cm)7-1/16" x 7-7/8" (118cm x 20cm)7-1/16" x 7-7/8" (118cm x 20cm)
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 PinkTurmeric Yellow

soybean paper (mamenori)

IngredientSoybean protein, soy flour, glycerol, soybean oil, water, carmine extract color (maltodextrin, carmine powder, potassium hydroxide).Soybean protein, soy flour, glycerol, soybean oil, water, turmeric extract color (propylene glycol, curcumin).
Sheet Size7-1/16" x 7-7/8" (118cm x 20cm)7-1/16" x 7-7/8" (118cm x 20cm)
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