Tuna Nigiri Recipe

Tuna Nigiri Recipe

Tuna Nigiri

Servings: 8 (serving size: 1 nigiri)


  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 (8-ounce) ahi tuna fillet
  • 2 cups cooked Sushi Rice
  • 1 teaspoon prepared wasabi
  • 8 (1 x 1/2-inch) strips nori (seaweed)


  1. Heat a medium nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Sprinkle tuna with salt and pepper. Add tuna to pan; cook 1 minute on each side or until desired degree of doneness. Cut tuna into 8 strips and cool.
  2. Shape 1/4 cup rice into a rectangle about the size of 1 tuna strip. Place 1 tuna strip across middle joints of fingers, palm side up. Spread 1/8 teaspoon wasabi over tuna strip; top with shaped rice. Close hand and gently press rice and tuna together.
  3. Wrap 1 nori strip around center of nigiri, ending underneath rice. Repeat with remaining ingredients.
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