January 30, 2011

Time for Annie Chun Videos~ Wasabi Seared Scallop Sushi !

My Annie Chun Party last night was a hit! Here are two fun videos I made before the party with the help of my Mom & Grandma.  Enjoy!
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                                                           Seared Scallop Sushi 


  • 5 jumbo sea scallops
  • 2/3 cup sushi rice (or save time and buy Annie Chun's Microwaveable Sticky Rice)
  • 3/4 cup cold water
  • 1 tablespoon rice vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 teaspoon wasabi paste
  • 2 ounces Philadelphia cream cheese
  • 1 salt/pepper to taste
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil


  1. Mix rice and water and bring to a boil.
  2. Cover and turn down and let simmer for 10 minutes.
  3. Take off heat and let sit for 15 minutes.
  4. Put cooked rice in a bowl.
  5. Mix sugar, salt, and rice vinegar and pour over sushi rice.
  6. Chop rice (do not mix) with a wooden spatula or spoon until the seasoning is mixed in.
  7. If possible use a hand fan to cool rice and chop until glossy and sticky (30 seconds to 1 minute).
  8. Next, mix the wasabi paste with the cream cheese in a small bowl. Place in refrigerator until ready to use.
  9. Heat your cast iron (or heavy skillet) until smoking hot (about med high heat).
  10. Add olive oil to pan and swirl to spread evenly.
  11. Take the scallops out of the refrigerator and pat dry. Season with salt and pepper.
  12. Sear scallops in the hot pan until they have a caramelized crust on each side (about 3 minutes per side).
  13. Wet hands and take a scoop of rice and spread in sushi press (if you don
  14. Press rice and then spread in sushi mat and roll tightly.
  15. After unrolling you should have a long "tube" of sticky rice.
  16. Using a sharp knife cut rice tube into 4 sushi rolls (shape with hands if needed).
  17. Place rolls on a separate plate. Then repeat with the shaping until you
  18. Spread wasabi cream cheese on top of each sushi roll.
  19. Slice each scallop in half and place caramelized side face up on top of each sushi roll.
  20. Serve with cucumber salad and miso soup for a healthy dinner for two!
Happy Cooking!
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1 comment:

  1. Nicole I love it! It is so much fun to watch your videos! Wish I could have been there.


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