Elegant Eel Sashimi Nigiri with Sesame Nori Wrap Recipe

Elegant Eel Sashimi Nigiri with Sesame Nori Wrap Recipe


A celebration of simplicity on a plate: Elegant Eel Sashimi Nigiri. Fresh eel, sliced thin for sashimi, meets perfectly seasoned sushi rice and a crisp nori wrap. This dish brings a traditional Japanese favourite to your table, offering the pure, unaltered taste of the ocean.


  • 200g fresh eel sashimi
  • 200g cooked sushi rice, warm
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • 4 strips of nori
  • 1 tsp toasted sesame seeds


  1. Prepare the Eel
    1 Prepare the Eel

    Slice the fresh eel sashimi into thin, nigiri-appropriate pieces.

  2. Shape the Sushi Rice
    2 Shape the Sushi Rice

    With moist hands, form the sushi rice into small, oblong shapes for the nigiri base.

  3. Assemble the Nigiri
    3 Assemble the Nigiri

    Lay a slice of eel over each rice pad, brush lightly with soy sauce, and wrap with a strip of nori.

  4. Garnish and Serve
    4 Garnish and Serve

    Sprinkle with toasted sesame seeds for an added texture and a subtle nutty flavour.

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