Hot Sushi How-Tos

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: 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 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 Japanese maki

This is a healthy and easy recipe. Ingredients include seaweed, wabasi, cucumber, avocado, precooked rice and salmon. The ingredients should be purchased at a Japanese specialty store.

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 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: 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 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 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.

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 tuna roll with rice paper

Have some leftover Chinese take out rice? Make your self some tuna rolls. Watch this cooking how-to video as the 2 Minute Chefs show you how to make tuna rolls with rice paper. Tuna rolls are very healthy and easy to prepare.

How To: Eat Sushi the Way the Japanese Do

The last time you ate sushi, how exactly did you eat it? Did you hold the piece of sushi between your chopsticks and then dip it in a concoction of soy sauce and wasabi? We know lots of Americanized Japanese restaurants serve their sushi this way these days, but all of this is wrong.

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: 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: Prepare delicious sushi rice

Rice seems like an easy task, right? But it depends on what you're using it for. Rice for sushi is totally different than just plain, ordinary rice. Watch this video recipe to see how to prepare sushi rice the right way.

How To: Make salmon nigiri

Raw fish and rice? Believe me it's good. Follow our simple clip telling you the authentic Japanese way to make this sushi favorite. Relish our salmon nigiri recipe. Make salmon nigiri.

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: 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: 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 Thai sushi with Kai

Sushi might sound intimidating, but it's actually easy to make and so healthy. This sushi recipe shows how to make a delicious Thai style sushi. You will need seaweed, green asparagus, crab meat, carrots, and sticky rice. Watch this video cooking tutorial and learn how to make prepare sushi from Thai chef Kai. Make Thai sushi with Kai.

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: 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 sushi rice like a pro

No matter what type of sushi you like, every sushi has that sticky rice. In this video, Chef Le Miu shows you how to make sushi rice, starting with washing Japanese rice (not America rice) to adding sushi vinegar. This video is a must for anyone who wants to cook their own sushi.

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.

How To: Make an Alaskan thunder sushi roll

Learn how to make a delicious Alaskan Sushi Roll with this easy to follow, step by step video. Starting with tasty sticky rice, bring out the various flavors of the different ingredients with an elegant design that anyone can do from the comfort of their own home. The upbeat music will keep anyone entertained as the focus is on the preparation with each ingredient identified as it placed in the assembly. This charming video will help anyone create a striking, tasty treat that's sure to impress!

How To: Make sushi rolls at home

Forget going out to a sushi restaurant tonight. Instead stay at home and make your own sushi. Watch this how to video and learn how to make sushi with UKTV Food's New British Kitchen. Prepare sushi rice, cut your favorite sushi ingredients and wrap them with nori seaweed wrap.

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