Tempura Shrimp Hand Rolls With Wasabi Oil


Shrimp handrolls wrapped in soybean paper (mamenori) with daikon, scallions and wasabi oil.

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  • Soy Syrup:
    • 2 cups thin soy sauce
    • 1/2 cup brown sugar
    • 1 lime juiced


In a bowl, mix flour with chili powder, and whisk in club soda until a pancake batter thickness is achieved. Dip the shrimp and scallions in the tempura batter and fry until golden brown, about 4 minutes. Drain on paper towels and season with salt and pepper. Lay the soybean paper vertically with the shiny side down. Using wet hands, lightly place a 1/4-inch thick layer of rice on the bottom half of the soybean paper. Place one shrimp and scallion fan diagonally across the rice from the top left corner to the bottom right. Lay daikon sprouts on top and add a touch of wasabi oil. Roll a cone by bringing the bottom left corner of the nori to half way up the right side edge then roll over. Moisten the top edge to glue. Repeat process.

Soy Syrup
Combine all the ingredients and reduce at a simmer until a syrup consistency is achieved, about a 60 to 70 percent reduction. Let cool.



On a oversized white platter, drizzle soy syrup, wasabi oil, sesame seeds, gari and scallions all over. Slice maki-sushi using both bias and straight cuts. Place hand rolls leaning against sushi.

Additional Notes

Salt and white pepper to taste
*Wasabi oil and soybean paper can be found in some Asian grocery stores. Or buy online at GourmetSleuth.com
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