Crystal Sushi from Chef Oliver Li

Photo: Courtesy of Chef Oliver Li

Crystal Sushi

Albert Adrià's crystal bread, revisited by chef Oliver Li, becomes an equally incredible crystal sushi. Discover the easy step-by-step recipe here. 

14 December, 2020
Average: 4.3 (4 votes)

serves for

4

total time

2 HR 50 MIN

ingredients

Crystal bread
Water
325 ml
Kudzu Powder
10 g
Potato Starch
10 g
Tuna mix
Tuna Toro
120 g
Japan soy sauce
10 g
Scallion
6 g
Decoration
Shiso flower
Chives
Edible Gold

Oliver Li is the chef at WHISK, an innovative French-Japanese restaurant in The Mira Hong Kong in the heart of Tsim Sha Tsui. 

This recipe was originally made for a special event, a four-hands dinner collaboration with Nikita Matveev, the award-winning mixologist of The Old Man, Hong Kong – No.15 on The World's 50 Best Bars 2020 list.

Step 01

mix ingredients for crispy bread

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Crystal bread

Mix and whisk all the ingredients thoroughly.

Step 02

cooking the mixture for crispy bread for Crystal sushi

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Place the mixture in a pan on the heat. Continue whisking the mixture until boiling.

Step 03

baking the crystal bread for Crystal sushi recipe

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Put the mixture in the silicone mould. Bake for 1 hour at 160°C, and for another 1 hour at 120°C until crispy.

Step 04

decorations of Crystal sushi recipe

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To serve

Smear the tuna mix onto the crystal bread, decorate with shiso flower, chopped chives and gold leaf.

Step 05

Crystal sushi tasting

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The final dish.

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