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Teriyaki Chicken Chickpea Nori

These are rolled in just the same way as nori rolls made with rice.
Course Appetiser, Snacks
Servings 6


  • 1 packet nori seaweed paper
  • 400 gm chickpeas 1 can, drained
  • 20 gm wasabi
  • 40 gm Mayonnaise or Kewpey, 2 tablespoons
  • 1 teaspoon dijon mustard
  • 20 ml lime or lemon juice, 1 tablespoon
  • salt

Teriyaki Chicken

  • 500 gm Chicken fillet strips, tenderloins
  • 40 ml Kikoman or light soy sauce, 2 tablespoon
  • 40 ml maple syrup 2 tablespoons
  • 20 ml Sesame oil 1 tablespoon
  • 20 ml lemon Juice 1 tablespoon
  • 1 teaspoon ginger grated
  • 1 clove garlic crushed

Pickled carrot

  • 2 cups carrot thick grated
  • 2 tablespoons fine sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ginger grated
  • 40 ml rice vinegar or wine vinegar, 2 Tablespoons
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 zip lock bag
  • 1 bunch Asparagus
  • 40 ml oil 2 tablespoons


To make the carrot.

  • Mix the carrot, sugar, salt, vinegar and ginger together in the ziplock bag. Shake and mix well and set aside

To make the Teriyaki

  • Put the chicken into a bowl with the soy, sesame, ginger, maple syrup, garlic and lime and a pinch of salt. Set aside

To make the chickpea paste

  • Put the drained chickpeas into the processor with the mayo and wasabi. Process till very smooth by adding a little lemon or lime.
  • Heat a grill or frypan till hot. Add the asparagus and sear till just coloured and starting to soften.. set aside. Next add the chicken to the grill and cook for 6-8 minutes until cooked through


  • Lay a teatowel on the kitchen bench. Lay Nori seaweed paper out. Spread with a thin layer of the chickpea paste, leaving a small portion at one end without. Lay a piece of chicken and a piece of asparagus in a line at one end adding carrot before rolling up tightly into a cigar shaped parcel. ( just like making Nori rolls with rice) .
  • Dampen the end of the Nori with out paste and stick the Nori together. Now you have a big cigar like roll.
  • These can be sliced in half to maake shorter rolls.
  • Cover with a tea towel or refrigerate till needed