Soft-Shell Crab and Kimchi Futo Maki Roll

Preparation info
  • Makes —


    maki roll
    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      15 min

Appears in
Masu: Fresh, contemporary, accessible Japanese for the home cook

By Nic Watt

Published 2016

  • About

Futo maki has four or more fillings, making a bigger, fuller roll. The sheet of daikon on the exterior gives this roll a great contrast, visually and texturally. These rolls are often called date maki, or dandy rolls, because of their colourful and beautiful fillings. The rolling technique is the same as the thinner hoso maki but needs a little more skill and care to ensure all your fillings stay neatly inside. You will sometimes see futo maki in kaleidoscope patterns – for the very adventu