When it comes to turning up the intensity on your sushi roll, wasabi is the obvious choice, giving your sinuses an intense, fleeting blast of heat. Raw wasabi is actually a root, closely related to horseradish and mustard – In fact, it is commonly referred to as Japanese horseradish.
Since wasabi has such a great flavor, test out using it on more than just seafood – Here are 7 creative ways to include wasabi outside sushi plate!
Wasabi-Roasted Asparagus from FatFree Vegan Kitchen made us love asparagus even more, which we didn’t think was possible!
Asian Slaw with Wasabi Soy Dressing from Shutterbean is full of flavor and oh-so colorful!
Our new favorite lunch might be the Avocado Salad with Wasabi Dressing from Japanese Cooking 101.
Wasabi Deviled Eggs from Eat. Live. Travel. Write. are raising the bar when it comes to hors d’oeuvres.
It’s hard to believe how many flavors that fit onto one little cracker in this Wasabi Shrimp with Avocado from Steamy Kitchen.
You can’t beat the sweet and spicy combination in this Honey and Wasabi Salmon from Paleo Magazine.
We love snacking on Hot Wasabi Peas from Creative Delites because they pack a lot of punch!
– Emma Stratigos