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Japanese Fusion Guacamole

Rated as 4.5 out of 5 Stars

"A variation on the classic Mexican dip using some ingredients common in Japan. I developed this recipe because i couldn't get cilantro. The wasabi gives it a nice unexpected kick."
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20 m servings 90
Original recipe yields 12 servings (3 cups)


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  1. Place the avocados, lime juice, onion, jalapeno pepper, shiso leaf, ginger, wasabi paste, white pepper, and hot sauce into a bowl. Mash until no large pieces of avocado remain, or to your desired consistency. Gently fold in the chopped tomato and season to taste with salt and pepper before serving.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 90 calories; 7 7.5 1.4 0 15 Full nutrition

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This was very unusual and very tasty. I only used 2 chopped shiso leaves and 1/2 tea. wasabi paste. I actually like it better with lemon juice (1/2 lemon squeezed). Also, try first with 1 jal...

Loved this! I couldn't find shiso leaves at my regular grocery store, so I did a little online research and subbed a bit of basil and mint for it. I used a little soy instead of salt and green o...

This was an interesting twist on guacamole. I was serving a thai themed meal so I decided to try it. I couldn't find Sisho leaves anywhere so I had to leave them out and substitute some thai bas...

A great twist on guac! I served mine with asian rice crackers. I subbed basil and mint leaves for the shiso, per the other reviewers. Great recipe!

Loved this!!! But 2 whole jalapeno peppers were even a bit much for a spice lover like me. Could not find shiso leaves so I used mint leaves. This was delicious. Had with multi-grain pita chi...