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Japanese Fusion Guacamole Recipe
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Japanese Fusion Guacamole

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"A variation on the classic Mexican dip using some ingredients common in Japan. I developed this recipe because i couldn't get cilantro. The wasabi gives it a nice unexpected kick."

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Original recipe makes 3 cups Change Servings
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  • PREP

    20 mins
  • READY IN

    20 mins

Directions

  1. Place the avocados, lime juice, onion, jalapeno pepper, shiso leaf, ginger, wasabi paste, white pepper, and hot sauce into a bowl. Mash until no large pieces of avocado remain, or to your desired consistency. Gently fold in the chopped tomato and season to taste with salt and pepper before serving.
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Feb 08, 2010

This was very unusual and very tasty. I only used 2 chopped shiso leaves and 1/2 tea. wasabi paste. I actually like it better with lemon juice (1/2 lemon squeezed). Also, try first with 1 jalapeno, add more if desired. For those that don't know what a shiso leaf is... It's a Japanese mint leaf. Each leaf is about 3" big. They usually come like 8 leaves per carton. They are usually found in the produce section of a Japanese store.

 
Mar 25, 2010

Loved this! I couldn't find shiso leaves at my regular grocery store, so I did a little online research and subbed a bit of basil and mint for it. I used a little soy instead of salt and green onion isnstead of regular. The wasabi and ginger are great. We had this with fried wonton wrappers - fun combination. Next time I'll go to the swank gocery for the shiso leaves - I'm curious about them now. Thanks for the recipe!

 
Nov 24, 2010

This was an interesting twist on guacamole. I was serving a thai themed meal so I decided to try it. I couldn't find Sisho leaves anywhere so I had to leave them out and substitute some thai basil. I recommend cutting the wasabi in half to start. The flavor was a bit overwhelming, you can always add more if you need it.

 
Aug 18, 2011

A great twist on guac! I served mine with asian rice crackers. I subbed basil and mint leaves for the shiso, per the other reviewers. Great recipe!

 
Mar 11, 2012

Loved this!!! But 2 whole jalapeno peppers were even a bit much for a spice lover like me. Could not find shiso leaves so I used mint leaves. This was delicious. Had with multi-grain pita chips as appetizer to sushi night!

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 90 kcal
  • 5%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 7.5 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Fat
  • 7 g
  • 11%
  • Fiber
  • 4 g
  • 16%
  • Protein
  • 1.4 g
  • 3%
  • Sodium
  • 47 mg
  • 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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