Fried Fish Sushi
Fried Fish Sushi - Another great way to serve sushi for a dinner party. I make this when I have guests that don't eat raw fish...this is also a great way to introduce sushi to those that have never tried it or are reluctant. Photography by Leigh Ann Meeks.
- 1/2 lb ahi
- 1 cup water
- 1 egg
- 1 cup flour
- 1 lb panko bread crumbs
- 2 cups sushi rice (click here for recipe)
- 1/2 cup mayonnaise
- 1/2 teaspoon masago (fish roe)
- oil for frying
Garnish: Chopped green onion. sauce, fish roe
Prepare sushi rice. You can use your own recipe or use this sushi rice recipe.
In a skillet, heat oil to 350 F. Slice tuna into 16 pieces. Beat water and egg together add flour, mix until smooth. Season tuna with salt and pepper and dip into batter, then coat with panko. Fry until golden brown on both sides; drain.
Shape Sushi Rice into 16 1-inch balls for appetizers or use larger rice balls if you desire. Combine mayonnaise and masago. To serve, place a piece of fried fish on each rice ball, drizzle with sauce, garnish with green onion and more fish eggs. Makes 16 servings.