For all of the sushi lovers out there, there is good news, You can step out of your comfort zone and make this delicious shrimp tempura roll at home. And it is actually pretty easy and quick as long as you have a little patience and eager to learn something new. The hardest part is to make the rice and the rolling technique. Everything else is a breeze. Going out for sushi can get a little pricey. And if you are really passionate about sushi, learning how to make it at home is a no brainer. It is actually fun as long as you have all the necessary tools and ingredients.
This shrimp tempura is a great beginners roll to train on. With only tree simple ingredient like avocado, cucumber and avocado it can’t get easier than that.
You will also need a special bamboo rolling mat to roll up the sushi, sheets of crispy nori (seaweed) and short grain sushi rice. I took a shortcut and just bought pre-made tempura shrimp and baked them in the oven. Skipping this step saved me a lot of time and work, but you can absolutely make your own tempura shrimp from scratch, I have a recipe on this website.
Collect all the all the ingredients and-roll away. Once you get a hang of it and conquer this roll you can start branching out and experimenting with more advanced rolls. This roll is perfect to introduce to your kids or anybody who is new to sushi since there is no raw fish involved. Tempura shrimp roll makes a wonderful appetizer for any of your asian inspired meals. Here is the recipe for this fun dish.