Spicy Shrimp Cucumber Sushi boats

A taste of the sushi life without the rolling skills.

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shrimp cucumber sushi boats

Shrimp Avocado Cucumber Boats

Servings: 8
Prep Time: 20 mins
Cook Time: 10 mins
Total Time: 30 mins

Ingredients 

  • 1 cup sushi rice, cooked
  • 2 large cucumbers
  • 1 tbs sesame seeds

Shrimp:

  • 24 shrimp, peeled + deveined
  • 2 tbs olive oil
  • 3/4 tsp of each garlic powder, onion powder, paprika, chili powder, dried oregano
  • salt to taste

Avocado Mash:

  • 3 avocados, rough mash
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • salt to taste

Spicy Mayo:

  • 1/4 cup Kewpie mayo (or regular mayo)
  • 2 tsp Sriracha sauce
  • 1 tsp honey (optional)

Instructions

Shrimp:

  • Coat your shrimp in olive oil and all the seasonings listed.
  • Heat a large skillet on medium high and cook your shrimp until opaque – about 2 minutes per side.

Avocado Mash:

  • Combine all ingredients and taste to adjust anything.

Spicy Mayo:

  • Whisk ingredients together. Taste and adjust if needed.

Assembly:

  • Wash and dry your cucumbers well. Slice them in half and then again those halves in half. Using a spoon or grapefruit spoon, scoop out as much of the seeds and flesh as possible.
  • First spread in about 1 tablespoon of the avocado mash into each cucumber boat. Then add the rice and spread out. Top with three shrimp, drizzle with spicy mayo and sprinkle with sesame seeds.

Nutrition

Calories: 307kcal | Carbohydrates: 29g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 5g | Monounsaturated Fat: 11g | Trans Fat: 0.01g | Cholesterol: 8mg | Sodium: 83mg | Potassium: 503mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 171IU | Vitamin C: 13mg | Calcium: 37mg | Iron: 1mg
Author: Stella

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