Are you a seafood lover looking for a new and exciting way to enjoy shrimp? Look no further than Spicy Shrimp Inari, a delicious and flavorful dish that is sure to tantalize your taste buds. This Japanese-inspired dish combines the sweetness of sushi rice with the spiciness of chili sauce and the rich flavor of succulent shrimp.
Inari sushi is a type of sushi that consists of seasoned sushi rice stuffed into seasoned fried tofu pockets. This dish is popular in Japan and has become increasingly popular around the world due to its unique and delicious taste. Spicy Shrimp Inari puts a twist on traditional inari sushi by adding spicy shrimp to the filling, giving it an extra kick of flavor. This dish is perfect for a party, a snack, or even as a light lunch.
How to Make Spicy Shrimp Inari
- 1 can inarizushi no moto, drained and rinsed in hot water
- 3 cups sushi rice, cooked*
- 1 cup mayo
- 1-2 tbsp sriracha, or to taste
- 2 green onions, chopped
- 1 dozen frozen pre-cooked jumbo shrimp, thawed
Step 1: Prep Sauce
Once the sushi rice has been prepared and the shrimp thawed, mix the mayo and sriracha together in a bowl. Optionally, you can add sansyo pepper or togarashi spice to add depth and heat. Set aside.
Step 2: Construct
Form the sushi rice into rectangles about the size of your thumb. Insert this into the inari packet and press down so the packet stands up. Add shrimp, a little of the sauce, and a sprinkle of green onion.
Plate and Enjoy!