Recipe: Dynamite Scallop Hand Roll

A simple and delicious dish to take to your next gathering.

Dynamite Scallop Hand Roll


  • 4 cups cooked rice
  • Nori sheets
  • 1 avocado
  • Cucumber, seeded and sliced thin in four-inch strips
  • Sushi vinegar, to taste
  • 1 pound raw bay scallops
  • 3 cups raw spinach
  • 10 pieces shiitake mushroom, sliced thin
  • 3 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • Cayenne pepper
  • 2 tablespoons orange tobiko
  • Salt and pepper, to taste


  1. Cut nori sheets into quarters.
  2. Sauté mushrooms on high heat and season with salt and pepper. Allow liquid to evaporate.
  3. Add spinach and briefly cook until leaves are wilted. Set aside and cool.
  4. Squeeze out excess liquid and mix with remaining ingredients.
  5. Assemble. Place rice in an oven-proof serving dish. Spread the scallop and spinach mixture evenly on the top and broil until golden brown.
  6. Create hand rolls by wrapping nori around mixture, rice, avocado and cucumbers.

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Work time: 10 minutes

Source: Jason Takemura