How To Make Paleo Sushi.

how to make paleo sushi

Pre-paleo we used to eat sushi at least once a week! We absolutely LOVED it. If we ate the real thing today, our tummies would bloat and we’d probably be hungry within 5 minutes of finishing our meal (we know this from experience!). Instead, we’re going to show you how to make paleo sushi with cauli-rice! Yay! This recipe is from our very first eBook Let’s Eat Paleo which has over 50 recipes that are quick, easy and delish to get you healthy!

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how to make paleo sushi

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paleo sushi
Serves 3
Prep Time
40 min
Cook Time
20 min
Total Time
1 hr
Prep Time
40 min
Cook Time
20 min
Total Time
1 hr
stuff you need
  1. 6 nori seaweed sheets
  2. ½ cauliflower cut into florets, grated
  3. 1 clove garlic crushed
  4. 2cm piece fresh ginger finely chopped
  5. 2 tbs. sesame oil
  6. 1 tbs. coconut aminos
  7. 1 tbs. coconut oil
  8. salt and pepper
for the fillings
  1. 1 full chicken breast cut in to strips
  2. 1 can of tuna in springwater (drained)
  3. 1 tbs. fresh dill finely chopped
  4. 1 carrot peeled, cut into matchsticks
  5. 1 cucumber cut into matchsticks
  6. 1 avocado sliced
  7. salt and pepper
now what
  1. Preheat your oven to 180*C (350*F) and line a baking tray with baking paper.
  2. Place chicken strips onto the tray and season with salt and pepper.
  3. Bake in the oven for 15 minutes or until cooked through, then allow to cool.
  4. Meanwhile, melt the coconut oil in a fry pan on medium heat. Add the garlic, ginger and cook for 2 minutes.
  5. Add the grated cauliflower and continue to cook for 10 minutes or until just soft.
  6. Take the pan off the heat and stir through sesame oil and coconut aminos, leave this to cool.
  7. In a bowl mix the tuna, dill, salt and pepper.
  8. Now it’s time to get your production line ready!
  9. Have all the ingredients out in front of you.
  10. Using a sushi bamboo rolling mat, place the nori sheet shiny side down.
  11. Add a cup of cauli-rice to the nori sheet spreading it out evenly. Cover the whole sheet, except for a 2cm gap across the top edge.
  12. At the bottom of the sheet, add horizontal lines of your desired ingredients. Some of our favourite combos are chicken, avocado and cucumber or tuna, dill, avocado and carrot!
  13. Now for the tricky part, holding onto the bottom edge of the mat, roll the sushi into a tight roll.
  14. Seal the roll by rubbing wet hands over the nori sheet.
merrymaker tip
  1. We told you this was tricky! Most nori sheets have a diagram to show you how to roll sushi or you can find lots of videos on YouTube!
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