This rice-on-the-outside roll has everything good from a salmon-topped bagel inside. Use the remaining nori to make the nori strips for the Tuna Nigiri.

Recipe by Cooking Light June 2002


Credit: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Lydia DeGaris-Pursell and Jan Gautro

Recipe Summary

6 servings (serving size: 8 pieces)


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Combine first 3 ingredients. Cut off top quarter of nori sheet along short end. Place nori, shiny side down, on a sushi mat covered with plastic wrap, with long end toward you. Pat 3/4 cup rice over nori with moist hands, leaving a 1-inch border on one long end of nori.

  • Gently flip nori sheet. Spread 1 1/2 tablespoons cream cheese mixture along top third of shiny side of nori; top with 1/3 cup salmon.

  • Lift edge of nori closest to you; fold over filling. Lift bottom edge of sushi mat; roll toward top edge, pressing firmly on sushi roll. Continue rolling to top edge; press mat to seal sushi roll. Repeat procedure with remaining ingredients. Slice each roll into 8 pieces with a sharp knife.

Nutrition Facts

341 calories; calories from fat 23%; fat 7.7g; saturated fat 3.9g; mono fat 3.8g; poly fat 0.8g; protein 17.1g; carbohydrates 48g; fiber 2.8g; cholesterol 29mg; iron 3.1mg; sodium 769mg; calcium 43mg.