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Japanese Fusion Guacamole

Japanese Fusion Guacamole

  • Prep

    20 m
  • Ready In

    20 m
The Drunken Chef

The Drunken Chef

A variation on the classic Mexican dip using some ingredients common in Japan. I developed this recipe because i couldn't get cilantro. The wasabi gives it a nice unexpected kick.

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  • Calories:
  • 90 kcal
  • 5%
  • Fat:
  • 7 g
  • 11%
  • Carbs:
  • 7.5g
  • 2%
  • Protein:
  • 1.4 g
  • 3%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 47 mg
  • 2%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

Directions

  1. Place the avocados, lime juice, onion, jalapeno pepper, shiso leaf, ginger, wasabi paste, white pepper, and hot sauce into a bowl. Mash until no large pieces of avocado remain, or to your desired consistency. Gently fold in the chopped tomato and season to taste with salt and pepper before serving.
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loddiecheftress
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loddiecheftress

2/8/2010

This was very unusual and very tasty. I only used 2 chopped shiso leaves and 1/2 tea. wasabi paste. I actually like it better with lemon juice (1/2 lemon squeezed). Also, try first with 1 jalapeno, add more if desired. For those that don't know what a shiso leaf is... It's a Japanese mint leaf. Each leaf is about 3" big. They usually come like 8 leaves per carton. They are usually found in the produce section of a Japanese store.

SunnyByrd
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SunnyByrd

3/25/2010

Loved this! I couldn't find shiso leaves at my regular grocery store, so I did a little online research and subbed a bit of basil and mint for it. I used a little soy instead of salt and green onion isnstead of regular. The wasabi and ginger are great. We had this with fried wonton wrappers - fun combination. Next time I'll go to the swank gocery for the shiso leaves - I'm curious about them now. Thanks for the recipe!

LilTJones
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LilTJones

11/24/2010

This was an interesting twist on guacamole. I was serving a thai themed meal so I decided to try it. I couldn't find Sisho leaves anywhere so I had to leave them out and substitute some thai basil. I recommend cutting the wasabi in half to start. The flavor was a bit overwhelming, you can always add more if you need it.

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