Definition of nori
: dried laver seaweed pressed into thin sheets and used especially as a seasoning or as a wrapper for sushi
Recent Examples of nori from the Web
Delicate morsels of hamachi are crusted in nori powder and served raw next to a painterly schmear of avocado.
Read about the beef, chicken, shrimp, crab, cream cheese and two kinds of chiles rolled in nori and rice then deep fried and covered with ponzo and chipotle aoli.
The burritos at Paddles Up are rolled with crisp sheets of nori (seaweed wrappers used for sushi rolls) and are filled with the same variations of offerings used in the bowls.
My team was determined to have me try Spam Musubi, a sushi-style way of enjoying Spam where the meat is crisped, spiced or sauced and then placed between sticky rice and crispy nori.
It's topped with bright orange tobiko (flying fish roe), and it's housed not in a tortilla but in a fried sheet of nori, the seaweed sheet that is often used to wrap sushi.
Pour tea mixture over, then top with scallions, pickled ginger, furikake, and nori.
The hot appetizers included cigars of rice rolled in vine leaves as delicate as nori and stuffed peppers bathed in tomato sauce.
Put yourself in Imamura’s hands with chef’s-selection nori or sashimi plates which are not without gilded accents like shaved truffle atop Hokkaido scallop and gold leaf flecks on glistening ebi.
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Origin and Etymology of nori
First Known Use: 1892See Words from the same year
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