You might be amazed by just how many people love to eat salmon skin rolls. You would even wonder why people want to eat the salmon’s skin. Well, as salmon lives in the cold water, it will end up building up a delicious thick layer under its skin. It is the reason you can end up with a delicious skin in the end.
It should not be hard to get the skin from a salmon. Ask your local fishmonger or check out a food store, as some would stock some. With your skin ready, let us get to learn more about how to make salmon skin rolls.
What you’ll need
- Nori sheets
- Sweet chili sauce
- Sesame oil
- Salmon fillet
- Fish eggs
- Cooked sushi rice
- Sharp knives
- Bamboo rolling mat
- Cling film
1. Work On The Avocado
Do not worry that we have to start by working on the avocado, it is still part of the process. Start by slicing it in half to remove the seed taking care not to damage the two halves.
Proceed to peel off the skin from the avocado so that slicing them is easier. With the skin on the avocados removed, you can proceed to slice one of the halves into thin slices of about 2 mm in thickness. Keep the other half as a whole piece.
Make sure to use a sharp knife in this case. Keep it wet by dipping the knife in water so that cutting the avocados is simple.
Once you are done with the done the avocado, proceed to slice the paprika into thin slices too. With a sharp knife, it should be easy to achieve this.
2. Peel Off The Salmon Skin
You can now work on your salmon fillet to get the important salmon skin. You will need to have a sharp knife for this. Place the fillet on the chopping board and cut off the skin with the knife. Be careful so that you get to remove a long and complete skin from the salmon.
3. Cook The Salmon Skin
Proceed to place the salmon skin with the skin part down on the non-stick pan with no oil. No need to use oil in this case as the skin often comes with enough fat to cook it. Give it some time in the pan for it to crisp up and then proceed to turn it onto the other side.
Add a teaspoon of sesame oil, allowing it to sizzle for a minute or so. Add about 4 tablespoons of sweet chili sauce and make sure to keep an eye on it. Keep stirring until the sweet chili because tangy.
You can now set it aside until you have to use the rolls later on.
4. Working On The Rice And Nori Sheet
As part of making the salmon skin rolls, you have to use the rice and Nori sheet. Start by laying rice on the Nori sheet. Proceed to spread the rice on the sheet so that it is even on all parts. You have to leave a small space at the end of the sheet for rolling.
Proceed to place the cling film over the rice and nori sheet. The film should just be enough to cover the sheet and rice. You can now flip the nori sheet so that the rice would be at the bottom. With the cling film in position, you do not have to worry about the rice falling off.
5. Add The Salmon Skin
It is time now that you get to add the crispy salmon skin and paprika strips on the blank side of the nori sheet. You remember the part which we left blank at the end when adding rice? This is where you get to place the salmon skin and paprika.
With the sushi roll and bamboo mat, you can now start rolling the side with the skins over the other nori sheet. Keep removing just a bit of the cling film as you proceed with the rolling part. Make sure to apply enough pressure to form the perfect roll.
6. Add The Avocado And Mayonnaise
With the cling film removed, add the avocado slices and mayonnaise on top of the roll. Proceed to cut it into smaller rolls. You can finish it off by adding some sweet chili sauce and some fish eggs.
The video below should give you ideas on how to make the salmon skin rolls
Just like that, you should be done with the whole process of making the best salmon skin rolls. You can expect that many people would love to taste it more often the moment you get it right. Make sure to get the right ingredients so that making the rolls becomes easier.
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