Jan 11, 2018

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Smoked Salmon Wraps
This is a very simple wrap that's perfect for a light, healthy lunch. Combine small pieces of smoked salmon with cooked long grain brown rice, topped off with marinated cucumber. Simply fold the lettuce around the rice/smoked salmon/cucumber mixture and eat it like a taco. I use smoked salmon because the flavor is stronger than just regular cooked salmon. I also use brown rice instead of white rice because of the texture it brings to the dish, and because it's good for you.

One pound of smoked salmon, broken into small pieces
1 cup of long grain brown rice
1 large head of leaf lettuce
1 Japanese cucumber
1/4 cup seasoned rice vinegar

Simply buy already smoked salmon or smoke it yourself. Break the salmon up into small bite-size pieces and mix it with the cooked, and cooled, rice that was seasoned with a little salt. Put 3 lettuce leaves, minus some of the tough stem, on 4 plates. Fill each lettuce leaf with the salmon rice mixture. Now shred a cucumber and sprinkle with seasoned rice vinegar and top off the wrap with the cucumber.
That's it!

This recipe will easily feed 4 people, with two or three wraps per person, or you could make one per person as an appetizer. For other wrap ideas, click here.

Note: Don't overfill the lettuce leaves with too much of the rice mixture because it makes it hard to fold and eat.

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