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Philadelphia Roll Recipe

Philadelphia Roll
How to make Philadelphia Roll

Philadelphia roll is a makizushi type of sushi generally made with smoked salmon, cream cheese, and cucumber. This trio of ingredients delivers a balanced sweet, tangy and savory element to the recipe. Serve it with wasabi and soya sauce.

  • Total Cook Time 25 mins
  • Prep Time 15 mins
  • Cook Time 10 mins
  • Recipe Servings2
  • Easy

Ingredients of Philadelphia Roll

  • For The Sushi Rice
  • 1/2 cup Japanese Sticky Rice
  • 1/2 cup Vinegar
  • 1/5 cup Sugar
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • For The Sushi Rolling
  • 1/2 cup Smoked Salmon
  • 1/2 cup Gari
  • 1 tsp Wasabi
  • 1 nos Sushi Nori
  • 2 tsp Soya Sauce
  • 1 tsp Cream Cheese
  • 1 tsp Spring Onion (Fine Chopped)
  • 1 tsp Sesame Seeds(Black)
  • 1 tsp Sesame Seeds (White)
  • 1 nos English Cucumber

How to Make Philadelphia Roll

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For Cooking the Rice:

Wash and rinse the sushi rice in running water to extract the excess starch from the rice grains. (process to be repeated 5 times).
Boil the sushi rice with water with the ratio of 1:1 ¼.
Make the sushi vinegar by mixing vinegar, sugar and salt.
Once the rice is cooked, mix the rice and the sushi vinegar together and keep it covered with a moist cloth until used further.

For Rolling the Sushi:

Place the nori sheet on the sushi mat and uniformly spread a handful of sushi rice on the sheet.
Sprinkle a mix of white and black sesame seeds on the sushi rice.
Flip the nori sheet in such a manner that the sushi rice is facing the sushi mat.
Spread the cream cheese in a line on the nori sheet and place the cut asparagus and gari tempura.
Gently roll the sushi into a square shape applying even pressure throughout the roll and cut into 8 equal pieces with a sharp knife.
Serve it with gari, wasabi and soy.
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