California Roll Salad

California Roll Salad


"A delicious, light, spicy salad, excellent for summer cooking! A perfect side to any grilled Asian-style dishes. Wasabi paste may be used instead of the powder if it is more convenient. If you discover you have made the dressing too spicy, adjust by adding more mayonnaise."


30 m servings 264 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 264 kcal
  • 13%
  • Fat:
  • 12.9 g
  • 20%
  • Carbs:
  • 31.8g
  • 10%
  • Protein:
  • 7.9 g
  • 16%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 12 mg
  • 4%
  • Sodium:
  • 652 mg
  • 26%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Place rice and water in a small saucepan, and bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat to low, and simmer for 20 minutes, or until rice is tender. Set aside to cool.
  2. In a large serving bowl, toss together the lettuce, cucumber, avocado and imitation crabmeat. Stir in cooled rice. In a small bowl, stir together the wasabi powder, mayonnaise, soy sauce, rice vinegar, sugar and sesame oil. Toss salad with dressing (recommended), or serve with dressing on the side.
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  1. 134 Ratings


**REVISING MY ORIGINAL REVIEW**. We still 100% love this recipe, BUT BUT BUT... I decided to try ELLIEGIRL1's tips of using Nori (roasted seaweed) instead of spinach (as I have done in the pas...

A great idea for someone who loves california rolls without the fuss of sushi rice and rolling at home! I used a bit of dry sherry and white wine vinegar in place of rice vinegar. Wasabi paste (...

This sald was really great as a main dish on a hot summer's day. We added a bit more wasabi, since we like things spicy, and we cut down on the rice. If you like California sishi rolls, you'll...

This recipe definitely tastes like a California Roll!! I had the hardest time finding a sushi recipe that was easy, and this one fit. My husband and I crave sushi but it's expesive to go to a re...

Being of Asian descent, I've eaten lots of traditional sushi rolls so I had my doubts about how this salad would compare. Was I pleasantly surprised – it tasted like the real thing without the t...

Great new salad! I changed things and took suggestions from others... I used Romaine lettuce, put sesame seeds in the dressing, and since I didn't have wasabi powder, I used wasabi paste instea...

I nixed the rice and just made a regular lettuce salad instead. The dressing is really good; I make it often and keep it in the fridge to have on weeknights. I served this at a party and so many...

Nothing spectacular, but a nice light summer salad (as a main dish, not a side one). The lettuce WILL go limp if made in advance, so I advice either dressing it at the last minute, or tossing i...

This was really good. I'm doing a low-carb thing right now (just like the rest of the country) so I left out the rice. The wasabi powder doesn't come through (no heat) I have wasabi paste so I...