How to Make Spicy Shrimp for Sushi Rolls Filling or Topping

Sushi How To: Spicy Shrimp Filling for Sushi Rolls

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Making Sushi: Spicy Shrimp Recipe

This straightforward but delicious recipe is something that I love to add to the top or inside of rolls when making sushi. The saltiness from the Masago fish eggs, combined with the savory texture of the shrimp, creamy mayonnaise, and the spicy Srirachi hot sauce get this to spicy shrimp recipe one which simply cannot be missed. I loved to have learned how to make sushi, and hope that you love to enjoy it too! This recipe is a superb for a beginner to start with because it is fast, and can be included to a number of other sushi recipes for variety. Have patience on your own when learning how to make sushi as it can have a few attempts to get the recipe exactly to your liking. You can modify it as you learn how to make sushi at home with the addition of other ingredients that you love to this recipe for spicy shrimp for sushi rolls.

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Shrimp (salad or steamed) will work for this recipe

Frozen salad shrimp for the spicy shrimp filling for sushi rolls.
Frozen salad shrimp for the spicy shrimp filling for sushi rolls. | Source

Spicy Shrimp Recipe

Needed Equipment:

  • Collander/Strainer
  • Sink with cool running water
  • Cutting board
  • Sharp knife for chopping shrimp
  • Mixing bowl
  • Rice steamer (in order to smoke shrimp if raw)


Ingredients:

  • 1 cup frozen, cooked, tail off, deveined shrimp (I favor salad shrimp, you may use full-sized shrimp, or raw shrimp and merely cook it up inside your rice steamer)
  • Srirachi hot sauce (to taste, ensure that you have at least a couple of tablespoons on hand)
  • Mayonnaise (to taste, I add 1 tablespoon)
  • Masago fish eggs (approximately 1 tbsp.)

Sushi How To: Spicy Shrimp for sushi roll topping

Sushi How To: Spicy Shrimp for sushi roll topping or roll filling.  Add cucumbers and cream cheese and maybe some masago on top and you will have a keeper!
Sushi How To: Spicy Shrimp for sushi roll topping or roll filling. Add cucumbers and cream cheese and maybe some masago on top and you will have a keeper! | Source

Sushi How To!

Making sushi is easy when you follow this spicy shrimp for sushi rolls recipe. Make sure that all your ingredients are out on the counter. Start off by placing the frozen salad shrimp, easily purchased out of your stores freezer section, in to the colander and moving it around under cool flowing water. Full-sized shrimp can be used as well, and raw shrimp could be steamed up in the rice steamer. Run water over the shrimp until they are defrosted, this generally takes about three minutes. Allow the shrimp to dry after which put them on the cutting board.


Provide the shrimp a rough chop until you have achieved the size you like. I favor to chop them into thirds, but there is no exact science for the best size. It is all based on your preference. That's the beautiful thing about making sushi in your own home, you can decide exactly how much of every ingredient to increase to make the best sushi. I like the taste and feel of the larger chunks of shrimp in my sushi rolls, so I tend to use the rough chop method when making sushi.

Now we are going to add the srirachi hot sauce to taste. I personally use this sauce in most of my spicy sushi recipes. Add this for your own taste; this is slightly different for everybody. Next I add the creamy Hellman’s mayonnaise which adds a creamy flavor to our spicy shrimp recipe. Finally, add the masago fish eggs. I add those to all of my spicy shrimp and spicy crab recipes, and feel that it's one of the best compliments to any recipe when creating sushi in your own home. Some people prefer to leave out the masago and that's okay, the spicy shrimp recipe will be great with or without it.

Place all of the ingredients in the mixing bowl, gently and thoroughly mix them together. Allow the spicy shrimp recipe to be placed in the fridge for 15-30 minutes. Meanwhile prepare other parts for that sushi roll that you're making. Precisely why I love this recipe, other than its amazing balanced taste and mixture of flavors, is that it goes well with any sushi recipe when you are making sushi. Enjoy the sushi Rolls!

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