How To: Make crunchy tempura flakes for sushi

Vraymond02 shows how to make crunchy tempura flakes. Start by peeping a pan that will be used for draining. Mix your wet ingredients together, then put flour, water, and egg whites together to form your batter. Strain your batter, then heat your oil on high heat. Pour your batter slowly into the oil; drain when you're done. It should be crispy when done. If it's poured too fast or too much is poured at once it will bake a big dough ball that won't be right. Break the pieces up, wait 5-10 minu...

How To: Cut fish for sashimi

Some hate the idea of sashimi, but others love it. If you love sushi, this is the dish for you. It's a Japanese meal of bite-sized raw fish, usually eaten with soy sauce and horseradish paste. And sashimi can be a very simple dish to create, but there are important things to learn about cutting the fish fillet, so check out these tips.

How To: Make spicy octopus sushi

In this how-to video, you will learn how to make Spicy Octopus Sushi. You will need nori, rice, masago, scallions, spicy sauce, tempura flakes, wasabi, lettuce, avocado, octopus, a table spoon and a mixing bowl. You will first roll up two balls of sushi rice into 1 1/2 inches in diameter. Wrap the balls with a third of a 1/2 sheet of nori. Close the ends with some rice to make the ends stick. Grab a small mixing container and spoon and add a small palm full of tempura to it. Add a few pinches...

How To: Make a crunchy shrimp sushi roll

This video shows you how to make a crunchy shrimp sushi roll. The first step is to roll out the rise of a stick roller. You then lay seaweed down over the rice and add the type of meat of your choice to the roll. You then use the roller to compress all of the content together correctly. You then cut the roll into 16 identical pieces to complete the procedure. This instructor has many other videos on similar ways to make this type of sushi.

How To: Make a Hawaiian sushi roll

Are you tired of paying the high price of take-out sushi? If you wish that you could save on eating out and want to learn how to make your own Hawaiian rolls then this is the video for you! A Hawaiian roll is like a California roll but with a twist; it's star ingredients are shrimp and mango. Wow! your guests or even your family by learning a few quick tricks on ,how you can make these easy rolls at home.

How To: Make spicy salmon maki sushi rolls

Maki is a great Japanese sushi dish consisting of sushi and raw vegetables, wrapped in seaweed. Well, if you want to make your own maki at home, learn from a professional, like in this video. He'll teach you how to make the perfect spicy salmon maki sushi roll.

How To: Make a volcano sushi roll

An anonymous sushi chef explains how to make a Volcano Roll. First, he pats down a thin layer of rice over the sliced seaweed. Then, he spreads toasted sesame seeds all over the rice. A layer of salmon is then applied. He then spreads salmon eggs and scallions all over the salmon. Some tempura flakes go over the layer of salmon fish as well. He rolls the entire thing up very tightly to make sure it does not fall apart when eaten. He then deep-fries the entire roll and slices it into even piec...

How To: Make a New York sushi roll

This video explains how to make a New York roll. First of all spread rice onto the half sheet of nori and spread the toasted sesame seeds. Then add nigir slices of salmon belly, two pieces of Yellow Thailand, two pieces of seared sesame tuna. Then use a frying pan with oil to sear all four sides and then add sesame seeds on each side. Roll it up and tap each ends after that apply a thick layer of tempura flakes on the top of the roll and then roll the roll with a plastic wrap over it. To mold...

How To: Cut cucumbers for use in sushi

This video explains how to cut cucumbers when you're using them in sushi. Begin by peeling the cucumber. Cut off both the ends then cut it right down the middle so you have two pieces. Hold the cucumber in one hand and skin it with the other hand. This is to be done in one, long, slow, rotating motion. The knife needs to be moving up and down the whole time while you are cutting extremely thin. This requires a lot of patience and time. It is very important to not rush through this. When you g...

How To: Make a spider sushi roll

This video explains how to make a spider roll. First, spread the rice for the spider roll. Make sure that the top and bottom edges have a thickness of 1/8 inches without rice, so that it won't squash it out when rolling. Then add some toasted sesame seeds. Place the rice patty vertical, with top edges empty, and place the deep fried soft shell crab into it. The claws and legs should be outside of it. Put some crab sticks, avocado and some cucumbers onto it and roll with leaf lettuce so that i...

How To: Make nori (seaweed) crisps with Mark Bittman

Nori is the Japanese term for seaweed, in particular the pressed and salted kind that you can find at most Asian supermarkets. Many nori fans eat the stuff as they would chips, since nori is slightly crunchy, slightly salty, and quite addicting. But nori is exponentially healthier than your typical Lay's salt and vinegar chips.

News: Eat Obama

Yummmmy. Obama's finely shaped head sure makes one hell of a sushi roll. Master chef Ken Kawasumi created this finely crafted American platter at the Tokyo Sushi Academy. The Barack Roll certainly stands out, with its black sesame hair, fish paste teeth, and small ground shrimp for our fine president's skin. I'm also digging the smiley faces: Start small. Make your own sushi now.

How To: Make a Sunset Blvd. sushi roll

Do you love sushi? Do you love making sushi? Look no further. Try making the "Sunset Blvd." sushi roll with help from this tutorial. The Sunset Blvd. sushi roll includes shrimp tempura, crunchy crab mix and sweet and spicy sauce. Yum!

How To: Make a dragon sushi roll

This video demonstrates how dragon sushi rolls are made. Rice is pressed onto a rectangular sushi wrapper. The wrapper is then turned upside down, and fillings are spread onto the other side of the wrapper. The roll is wrapped so that the rice is on the outside. Pieces of seafood are placed on top of the roll and it is garnished with flat strips of vegetable. The roll is covered with plastic wrap and then pressed into place. With the plastic wrap still on, it is sliced into pieces and pressed...

How To: Make a California-style sushi roll

Are you a lover of sushi? Make your own sushi at home with help from this excellent video from Sushi Vids. Learn how to make and roll the perfect California Roll. Get the step by step instructions you're looking for on how to make this delectible treat right here in this free tutorial.

How To: Cut octopus for sushi

Are you tired of making the same old thing for dinner every night? You could make some very exotic Japanese restaurant inspired Octopus Sushi. A Japanese chef shows viewers how to take a whole octopus and cut it into pieces perfect for adding to your sushi rolls. Octopus in this recipe is served raw and cold but you can cook up your octopus if you would like. Many people eat cooked octopus and it would be quite an exciting Monday night dinner.

How To: Make sweet shrimp nigiri

This video shows you how to make sweet shrimp nigiri. The instruct notes in text that the longest part of the process is just removing the heads and shell. The first step is to twist off the heads and dip them in the baking mix. He then deep fries the heads while he begins to buttery fly cut the back of the raw shrimp. He then makes balls of rice to lay the sliced raw shrimp on. The plate is completed by removing the cooked heads and laying them next to the sweet shrimp on rice.

How To: Cut tuna for sashimi

This video is for those of you who know what sashimi is and want to make it. To cut fish for sashimi, you have to cut the fish at a right angle to the veins of the fish. Now go and make some sashimi.

How To: Make salmon sushi

Love sushi but have no idea on how to make it? Watch this quick instructional video and learn how to make mouth watering salmon sushi. Its simple to make and takes a few ingredients with salmon and white rice being the main ingredients you will quickly be able to create this sushi. Learn the right way of cutting the salmon for the perfect sushi and learn the techniques it takes to accomplish making a salmon sushi roll that will make you look like a pro.

How To: Prepare California spring rolls

These California spring rolls are fast, beautiful, and perfect for the summer, when you just don’t want go anywhere near the stove. These rice paper wrappers are found in any store that sells dry Asian noodles, which is every large grocery store. You’ve never seen them because you’ve never looked for them; they’re on the bottom shelf. You will need spring roll wrappers (aka rice paper rolls), imitation crab (flake style), avocado, cabbage and red leaf lettuce.

How To: Make a Summer sushi roll

Attention sushi enthusiasts! The natsu maki, also known as "the summer roll" is refreshing and easy to make for sushi beginners. This roll is a great addition to the menu for those who are trying to make the transition to raw. What's inside this delicious roll? Cucumber, avocado and crabstick... essentially a California roll. Half seared and half raw salmon tops this roll, as well as lemon juice and kewpie mayo to make for a perfectly delicious meal.

How To: Eat sushi at a restaurant

Sushi is one of the fastest-growing cuisines across the globe. To become a true citizen of the world, prepare yourself with this primer on sushi-eating rituals. Watch this how to video to learn how to properly eat sushi.

How To: Prepare California Roll Sushi

You can make your own California rolls at home! California rolls are very similar to a sushi roll and are typically made inside out. This video from Panlasang Pinoy is a perfect example of a typical California roll that you can find at an upscale Japanese sushi bar.

How To: Make futomaki sushi & California rolls

Ever wonder how to make futomaki sushi and California rolls? Cut ingredients for filling. Remove both ends of cucumber. Make 6 cucumber sticks. Cut avocado in ½, twist, remove seed. Remove peel. Slice into thin pieces. Cut shiitake mushrooms into fine strips. Cut barbequed eel lengthwise. Using 2 eggs seasoned with salt and sugar, make egg omelet. Heat pan; add a little oil. Pour 1/3 egg mixture into the pan and when almost cooked gather on far end of the pan. Re-oil pan. Add 1/3 mixture of e...

How To: Bake spicy scallop and avocado maki

What is maki? Maki is a classic Japanese dish consisting of sushi and raw vegetables, wrapped in seaweed. Sounds good, right? Well, this spicy, baked scallop and avocado maki sushi is sure to be the best maki you've ever tasted. Try it out.

How To: Make a spider roll

This video lesson explain how to roll spider maki. The ingredients for spider roll maki include sushi nori, sliced avocado, Japanese kyuri, mayonaise, and fried soft-shell crab.

How To: Make box sushi or hako sushi

Box sushi, or hako sushi, is sushi pressed into the shape of a box. Master Chef Andy Matsuda, founder of the Sushi Chef Institute in Los Angeles, shows us how to make both shrimp and salmon varieties of hako sushi. Make box sushi or hako sushi.

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