Sushi Layers

READY IN: 2hrs 30mins
Recipe by Derf2440

A friend makes these and they are delicious!! Wonderful appetizer from Company's Coming, Cooking for Diabetics. Chill time is cook time. Diabetic choices: 1/2 starch = 1 - 1 1/2 square

Top Review by Kikimony

My oh my! I haven't made sushi in a while but this is awesome! I omitted the red pepper and added avacodo. I also used the sherry (as optioned in ingredients). I also boiled my own shrimp with seasonings and chopped them. I will definitely make this for our next party! Presented nicely!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Bring water, vinegar, sugar and salt to a boil in medium saucepan.
  2. Stir in rice.
  3. Reduce heat, cover, simmer 15 to 20 minutes until water absorbed and rice is cooked.
  4. Stir in rice wine.
  5. Cool to room temperature.
  6. Makes about 8 cups rice.
  7. Line 9 x 13 inch pan with plastic wrap.
  8. Arrange thin even layer of lemon slices in bottom of pan.
  9. Sprinkle with capers.
  10. Cover 1/2 of pan with smoked salmon and 1/2 with shrimp.
  11. Using wet hands, pack about 2 1/2 cups cooked rice in an even layer on top.
  12. Lay 2 sheets of nori, trimmed to fit in single layer, on rice.
  13. Cover nori with cucumber and green onion.
  14. Pack 2 1/2 cups rice on top.
  15. Layer carrot and red pepper.
  16. Cover with remaining rice.
  17. Lay 2 sheets of nori, trimmed to fit in single layer, on rice.
  18. Cover with plastic wrap directly on surface.
  19. Set another 9 x 13 inch pan on sushi and press down firmly to compress layers evenly.
  20. Chill 2 hours.
  21. Remove top plastic wrap.
  22. Invert sushi onto cutting surface.
  23. Remove remaining plastic wrap.
  24. Use sharp, wet, clean knife for each cut.

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