East Coast Sushi Salad

I love sushi.

I’ve tried many different rolls, but I always come back to my favorite, admittedly Americanized, New York Sushi Roll – smoked salmon, avocado, and cream cheese. Only I wish they’d squeeze some cucumber and carrots in there, too.  Take notes, sushi man!

This is one of those dishes I accidentally stumbled upon. It’s really the lazy version of sushi or even a spring roll. Just throw it all on a plate and call it a salad, why don’t ya?


So many beautiful colors and fabulous flavors.

The key components are…

Smoked Salmon




And cream cheese…rolled in sesame seeds.

IMG_9995Why am I hungry again? I just ate lunch!

Arrange on a bed of spring greens, sprinkle with julienned cucumbers, medallion-ed carrots, and chopped chives and serve with a bowl of Jade Pearl Rice. (My favorite rice at the moment. “Produces the aroma of a bamboo forest, a light vanilla taste, and an explosion of health-giving nutrients” including chlorophyll, the company informs. )


Optionally, leave the greens for another day and toss everything in with the rice.


Spritz with soy sauce or Bragg’s Liquid Aminos and drizzle on some toasted sesame oil.

Or make a mayonnaise ( I know, way to Americanize it more, right? :D ) and wasabi paste dressing.

Honey Mustard…

Ginger Vinaigrette…

Just go with what sounds good at the moment. The dressing possibilities are endless…well, I should say, only limited to your pantry.

That’s why I didn’t top mine off with some dried seaweed – just didn’t have it when I needed it.

I will next time – along with tiny slivers of pickled ginger.  The thought makes me smile.

What’s your favorite sushi roll?


14 thoughts on “East Coast Sushi Salad

  1. think I saw a picture of this salad on Anna’s Instagram??! Looks really delicious and healthy too. Favorite sushi… Well, I don’t know the be but it’s like the classic sushi but spicy! Now I’m really really hungry! :)

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