Sardine Sushi

30 min

Sushi has gone mainstream. And now this Japanese cuisine favorite gets a Norwegian twist. Sardine sushi makes a delicious and nutritious light dinner. Perfect as an appetizer too!


2 servings

2 cans King Oscar Sardines in Olive Oil or Soybean Oil, drained
345g short grain rice
10g sugar
45ml distilled wine vinegar
4 sheets Japanese nori (dried seaweed wrap)
Julienned vegetables (carrots, green onion, cucumbers)

Here's what you do...

  • 1 Cook rice according to package instructions.
  • 2 Dissolve sugar in vinegar, stir into hot rice.
  • 3 Spread rice on cookie sheet and allow to cool completely.
  • 4 Place nori sheet shiny side down on sushi mat. Spread one-quarter of rice evenly over nori, leaving 2.5cm margin at top edge.
  • 5 Arrange layers of sardines and vegetables across center of rice parallel to top edge.
  • 6 Form sushi roll with mat, moisten nori margin, seal roll.
  • 7 With wet knife, slice into 2.5cm rounds.
  • 8 Repeat with remaining nori and filling.
Royal hints
Cook and cool your rice in advance so you can get right down to rolling and eating!