Learn how to make the best sushi at home with my step-by-step sushi tutorial! Plus, an easy sushi rice recipe!
For Sushi Rice:
3cupsshort-grain Japanese rice
2tablespoonswhite granulated sugar
3 1/4cupscold water
For Sushi Rice:
Rinse the rice in fine mesh strainer under cold water for a few minutes then shake off excess water.
Place the rice into large sauce pot along with the recommended amount of water. Cook the rice covered over low/medium heat, bring to a simmer, turn the heat down to low and cook just until water is evaporated and the rice is cooked.
Next, prepare the rice seasonings. In small saucepan, combine the rice vinegar, sugar and salt. Cook this mixture over low heat and stir until the sugar is dissolved. Pour this mixture over the prepared rice and toss with wooden spoon. Cover the rice and let stand for at least 30 minutes before using. Let the rice cool enough so it's just warm to touch.
Sushi Roll Ideas:
To Make Sushi: Spread a thin layer of rice over each nori seaweed sheet. Moisten your hands with a water and oil mixture to keep the rice from sticking. Top the rice with the desired fillings and roll as show in video demonstration. Top the roll with sauces, tobiko or desired toppings.
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