” Sriracha Tuna Roll & Wusabi Salad “

SRIRACHA TUNA ROLL:

Items:

1 Nori sheet ( I use Emerald Cove Organic Pacific Nori )

1 pound sushi-grade tuna

1 tbsp Sriracha sauce ( I use Tuong Ot Sriracha by Huy Fong Foods, Inc. )

( you may increase the amount if you’re a spicy person! )

1/2 sliced avocado

1/4 cucumber sliced into very thin strips

1/2 cup baby leaf spinach

1 teaspoon canola mayo ( I use Spectrum Canola Mayo )

1/2  teaspoon teriyaki glaze

1/2 teaspoon liquid wusabi

toothpicks & sharp knife

Instructions:

– Dice the sushi-grade tuna into small pieces, mixing in the canola mayo & sriracha sauce.

– Place the baby leaf spinach on the flat piece of nori

– Place the diced tuna mixture over the spinach

– place the sliced avocado & sliced cucumber over the tuna

– drizzle the teriyaki glaze & liquid wusabi over the avocado & cucumber

– gently roll the nori around the interior until it is a cylinder/roll

– place toothpicks along the roll to hold it together

– cut into sections so that the tooth picks are centered in each section

( The protein portion for men is 6 oz., & for women is 3 oz. )

WUSABI SALAD:

Items:

2 cups spring mix lettuce leaves, 1 cup iceberg lettuce, 1/2 cucumber sliced into thin circles, 1 tbsp olive oil, 2 tbsp rice vinegar, 1 teaspoon wusabi

Instructions:

-Mix olive oil, rice vinegar, & wusabi

-Add to lettuce & cucumber & toss salad

This meal may be used as Meal 4 in the Remedy Recipes cookbook format.

The Sriracha Tuna Roll is great as a healthy party appetizer as well!

Mangiare, Piaccia! Eat, Enjoy!

* Special thanks to Cheryl Knapp for the great wusabi salad dressing idea!*

About the author

John M. Di Fazio II
John M. Di Fazio II

John M Di Fazio II is a nutrition consultant, a personal trainer, and a massage therapist and has twenty years of experience working in the fitness industry. He was employed by Gold's Gym for thirteen years and in 2005 co-founded Remedy Fitness, a unique fitness establishment located in East Setauket, New York. While in the employ of Gold's Gym, he was recruited into Nutritionalysis, a nutrition company based in Venice Beach, California that specialized in individualized nutrition programs, and received his certification. Excelling in the field, his clientele grew by thousands. While establishing such a full clientele in nutrition and personal training, John also graduated from the State University of New York at Stony Brook with a bachelors degree in philosophy and also graduated from the New School for Holistic Health & Research on Long Island, New York with a degree and a New York State license for massage therapy.

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