This refreshing side salad, which pairs well with seared tuna or soy-glazed salmon, has all the flavors of a cucumber roll.

Marie Simmons
Recipe by Cooking Light March 2002

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Becky Luigart-Stayner; Lydia DeGaris-Pursell

Recipe Summary

Yield:
7 servings (serving size: 1 cup)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • To prepare rice, rinse rice thoroughly in a sieve. Drain well. Bring 2 cups water to a boil in a medium saucepan; add rice and salt. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 20 minutes or until liquid is absorbed. Remove from heat; uncover and cool to room temperature.

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  • To prepare dressing, combine vinegar and next 5 ingredients (vinegar through garlic) in a small bowl. Add wasabi, if desired. Combine cooled rice, dressing, cucumber, onion, and sesame seeds in a large bowl. Sprinkle evenly with nori.

Nutrition Facts

256 calories; calories from fat 15%; fat 4.3g; saturated fat 0.5g; mono fat 2g; poly fat 1.5g; protein 4.2g; carbohydrates 46.7g; fiber 2g; cholesterolmg; iron 4.4mg; sodium 346mg; calcium 9mg.