Pinoy Twists

September 10, 2018
Spicy Aligue Crab Battleship Sushi

DIFFICULTY: Easy

Makes 3-4 servings
Preparation and cooking time: 30 minutes


Ingredients:

Spicy Aligue Crab:
1 tablespoon butter
2 tablespoons oil
2 tablespoons garlic, minced
1 piece red onion, minced
2 pieces siling labuyo, minced
¾ cup aligue
½ cup japanese mayonnaise
1 cup crab meat, cooked and shredded
Salt, to taste
Pepper, to taste

Assembly:
1 pack toasted nori seaweed sheets, cut into strips
2 cups sushi rice, cooked
1/2 cup rice vinegar
1½ tablespoon sugar
1 teaspoon salt

Procedure:

Spicy Aligue Crab:
1. In a pan over medium heat, saute garlic, onions, and siling labuyo in butter and oil until soft and fragrant.
2. Add aligue and mix until well combined. Remove from heat and add mayonnaise.
3. Mix in shredded crab to aligue cream and season with salt and pepper.

Assembly:
1. Combine rice vinegar, sugar, and salt in a bowl until dissolved. Pour mixture onto hot rice and mix until fully cooled and well combined, making sure not to mash the rice grains.
2. Form sushi rice into small oblongs and wrap seaweed around it (tip: for easier molding, wet hands with clean water).
3. Spoon aligue crab on top of rice to make sushi. Itadakimasu!