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Fast Day #17: Sushi, Sushi all Day Long - 250 calories

~ soy sauce, wasabi, salmon sashimi, and rice ~

Salmon Sashimi with Rice

Mr. J is on a road trip for one of his clients this week and I am in no mood to cook today. So I took the path of least resistance and hopped out to my local Japanese supermarket and picked up some sashimi grade salmon, paired it with rice and there you go - lunch!

The calories are great and since the salmon is so rich very filling. The addition of rice kept me really full for most of the day. For dinner I repeated this same meal but with skipjack tuna sashimi (sorry, no picture).

I did cook the rice fresh because - well there's nothing better than freshly cooked rice. I didn't do any fancy soaking or extra washing that is generally suggested for "sushi" rice and it turned out great. After the rice was done, I tossed it with a bit of seasoned rice vinegar and voila - so fancy!

The only thing missing was a vegetable to complete this meal. But I went shopping and picked up a bunch of greens and veggies for the rest of the week, so I figured my veg intake will even out across the week.

This meal was easier than heating up a frozen entree and much more tasty!

Salmon Sashimi Dinner: 250 calories


  • 59 g cooked, short grain rice (77 calories)
  • 0.2 T  seasoned rice vinegar (5 calories)
  • 0.1 tsp prepared wasabi, optional (3 calories)
  • 3.4 oz salmon sashimi (162 calories)
  • 0.25 T soy sauce (3 calories)


  1. Wash and cook rice
  2. Pour soy sauce into a small container and place on a large plate
  3. Squeeze prepared wasabi onto the plate NOT in the soy sauce.
  4. Slice salmon, fan out on plate, cover and put into refrigerator for later
  5. When rice is done, sprinkle seasoned rice vinegar over rice and mix well.
  6. Put rice on plate and enjoy


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