Some may be afraid to try sushi because of the whole “raw fish” thing. But if you really want to try it and can’t decide what to try first, try rolls. Rolls are more approachable, and often available with cooked ingredients. Sushi rolls start off with the basic fish wrapped in seaweed and rice. Then other ingredients are added in for flavor.
Most of these ingredients are familiar to you already, so it won’t be a shock to your taste buds. If you like spicy, try something with wasabi or sriracha. Try dipping them in soy sauce, topping with a small amount of wasabi, and don’t forget to cleanse your palate with the pieces of ginger on the side in between different rolls.
Try these beginner rolls the next time you’re in BFF Asian Grill (See menu for prices and additional sushi rolls):
Crab mix, avocado, and cucumber.
Tempura shrimp, crab mix, cucumbers, and cream cheese topped with seared tuna. Served with special miso mayo and sriracha.
Tempura shrimp, crab mix, cream cheese, cucumbers, and avocado wrapped in soy paper with spicy wasabi mayo and spicy mayo.
Tempura shrimp, cream cheese, and cucumbers inside, topped with avocado, eel, and glazed with eel sauce.
Tempura shrimp, crab mix, and cream cheese inside, topped with crab, wasabi mayo, spicy mayo, and eel sauce.
Spicy tuna and avocado inside topped with crab and our sweet sauce.
Crunchy California roll topped with fried shrimp, crawfish, spicy mayo, and eel sauce.
California Roll topped with white tuna and wasabi mayo.
Tempura soft shell crab, cucumbers, avocado, and eel sauce.
SHRIMP TEMPURA ROLL
Tempura shrimp, cucumber, avocado, and eel sauce.
SPICY TUNA ROLL
Spicy tuna and cucumber.
PS – don’t let the eel sauce change your mind, it’s quite tasty!
By Leslie Radford