How To: Make sushi

Make sushi

How to Make sushi

Make the perfect sushi. These sushi rolls are delicious and surprisingly easy to make. Food Safari presents this awesome Japanese recipe on how to make sushi. This particular sushi roll is called Norimaki.

INGREDIENTS

Sushi Rice:
4 cups koshihikari rice
120ml rice vinegar
2 ½ tbsp sugar
1 tspn salt

To Assemble Nori Maki:
6 sheets nori
Sushi rice
Fillings (see below)
Rice vinegar

PREPARATION

Sushi Rice:
Wash rice well in cold water and soak in fresh water for 30 minutes.

Steam rice in a rice cooker. Cover with a damp cloth and leave to cool for 15 minutes.

Place rice vinegar, sugar and salt in a saucepan and stir over heat until sugar and salt dissolve.

Place into mixing bowl and pour evenly over the rice vinegar mixture. Mix in well with a cutting action, being careful not to squash the rice. Fan to cool.

To Assemble Nori Maki:
Place 1 sheet of nori, shiny side down, on bamboo rolling mat.

Wet hands with rice vinegar and spread 230 g of rice on the nori evenly, without squashing the rice grains, leaving a border of 1cm along the long edge.

Place filling ingredients in the centre of the rice.

Dip index finger in rice vinegar and run along exposed edge of nori to moisten slightly.

Roll quite tightly, applying firm but gentle pressure, using mat to help you, into a squarish cylinder.

Slice into rounds.

Get the full recipe details here.

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