Lean & Green Healthy Shrimp & Avocado Cauliflower Rice Sushi
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If you've been missing Sushi, well you don't have to any longer! These avocado rolls made with shrimp and cauliflower rice are certain to keep you on a roll!
Benefits of Shrimp in your Diet
Shrimp is an excellent source of protein, selenium, vitamin B12 and iodine. These nutrients are essential for good health and play a role in everything from tissue growth to energy production. Shrimp is also low in calories and fat compared to other seafood like salmon or tuna, making it an ideal meal option if you're watching your weight or trying to lose some pounds. If you're looking for ways to add more shrimp into your diet without breaking the bank on fancy dinners out at trendy restaurants—or even just getting bored with your usual order of chicken fingers—then look no further than these seven reasons why it's time we all started adding some shellfish into our lives!
Shrimp is low in fat and calories.
Shrimp is low in fat and calories, providing just 90 calories per 4-ounce serving. This makes it a great choice for people who are watching their weight or who want to add more protein to their diets.
About Chris Sloan
My name is Chris Sloan and I, like so many others, struggled with my weight for years, not realizing the toll being overweight was taking on my body. At the beginning of 2021, I began to take my weight loss efforts seriously and have lost 75 lbs so far on the plan. It's been amazing, and while my journey isn't over, I'm well on my way!
When I started, I had a hard time finding the top 5 and 1 recipes, so I was so inspired to build this website to help compile some of what I felt are the best recipes around. I'm happy to share it with you as well!
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Helpful Cooking Utensils
- 2 1/2 cup Frozen Riced Cauliflower
- 1 tbsp Rice Vinegar
- 1/8 tsp Zero-calorie sugar substitute
- 12 oz Shrimp Chopped
- 1/3 cup Plain Non-Fat Greek Yogurt
- 2 tsp Sriracha
- 1/2 medium Avocado
- 1/2 medium Cucumber Sliced
- 4 (sheets) large Nori
- 1 1/2 tbsp Sesame Seeds
- In a medium-sized, microwave-safe bowl, microwave cauliflower "rice" for 5 minutes, stirring halfway through. Mix in rice vinegar and sugar substitute; set aside.
- In a medium-sized bowl, mix chopped shrimp, Greek yogurt, and sriracha; set aside.
- Assemble sushi; Lay a sheet of nori on a sushi rolling mat, and spread one quarter of the cauliflower rice mixture in an even layer onto the half of the sheet closest to you (cover only half of the sheet, and leave a one-inch rim around the other side of the cauliflower).
- Add the fillings (one slice cucumber, two slices avocado, and one quarter shrimp mixture per roll), placing them horizontally on the cauliflower rice, and leaving some cauliflower rice exposed both behind and in front of them.
- Roll the sushi by folding the sides of exposed nori closest to you over the filling, tucking all of the filling into the first complete roll. Continue rolling until you get to the end of the nori sheet.
- Repeat with remaining nori sheets, cauliflower rice, and fillings (you should end up with four rolls). Slice rolls into pieces using a clean, sharp knife. Sprinkle with sesame seeds.