Sushi and Tea – A perfect pair! Giveaway!

General — By on February 19, 2012 at 8:18 pm

I am a tried and true lover of Tea, always have been!

Perhaps it’s because Irish culture dictates you make a cup of Tea for just about every occasion. Feeling happy? Make Tea! Sad? So I think I can safely say I’m a pretty good judge of tea – having had about a million cups in my lifetime! And I am not kidding when I tell you I have found my hands down FAVORITE…

Lipton Tea Super fruit – White Mangosteen with Peach

Lipton has 3 Super fruit flavors and I liked them all, but White mangosteen Peach with a little added honey in it is… just DIVINE! I paired it with sushi below, because it has a very delicate, lightly sweet taste and I think that really goes well with the spicy tuna & salty flavor of Soy Sauce.

Here is what you will need for Spicy Tuna Sushi Rolls:

Ingredients:

  • 6 cups prepared sushi rice
  • 4 sheets nori (dried seaweed)
  • 1 Tbsp white sesame seeds (black would work in a pinch)
  • 1/2 lb sushi/sashimi grade tuna (Ask seafood monger if your not sure)
  • 1 avocado
  • 1 Tbsp mayonnaise
  • 1/2 tsp ichimi-togarashi (ground dried red chili pepper) *adjust the amount to your preference
  • Wasabi, lemon wedge, and pickled ginger for garnish (optional)
  • Soy Sauce

Directions:

Chop sashimi/sushi grade tuna into small pieces and mix with mayonnaise and dried red chili pepper. Put a nori sheet on top of a bamboo mat. Spread a quarter portion of your sushi rice on top of the nori sheet. Sprinkle sesame seed on top of the sushi rice. And place a quarter portion of tuna mixture lengthwise on the rice. Put fresh chopped avocado beside Tuna. Roll up the bamboo mat, pressing forward to shape the sushi into a cylinder. Press the bamboo mat firmly and remove it from the sushi. Make more rolls. Cut the rolled sushi into bite-sized pieces. Soy Sauce to taste :)

Makes 4 rolls

Win:

Now that I have shared what I would pair with one of these refreshing Lipton Green Tea Superfruits, I want to know, how do you enjoy your tea?

Share “your tea time must haves” for a chance to Win – A year’s supply of Lipton Tea, a tea kettle, a tea box, a mug/saucer set, a travel tumbler and a $50 gift card to Amazon.com!

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This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Lipton Green Tea Superfruit. The opinions and text are all mine. Official Sweepstakes Rules.

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