This filling, tasty and colorful salad can be an appetizer, a side dish or a meal in itself when served with rice.

Duration: 40 minutes

Cook time: 30 minutes

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Servings: 8


  • 1 cup sliced Persian cucumbers
  • 2 carrots, peeled and julienned
  • 4 radishes, julienned
  • 2 cups cubed imitation crab
  • 2 medium avocados, pitted, peeled and diced
  • 4 tablespoons rice wine vinegar
  • Juice of 2 limes
  • 4 cups cooked sushi rice
  • 2 tablespoons black sesame seeds
  • 1/2 cup soy sauce


1. In a large bowl, combine cucumbers, carrots, radishes, imitation crab and avocado and toss gently to combine.

2. Add vinegar and lime juice and toss to coat.

To plate, place ½ cup rice on each serving plate and 1 cup salad next to rice. Garnish with sesame seeds and serve with soy sauce on the side.

By Jamie Geller

Orginally published: AUG 19, 2011

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