How to Make Sushi Rice

If you’re going to make sushi, you have to know how to make sushi rice!

Making sushi at home is a lot of fun, but you’ve got to start with a good foundation: Sushi Rice.

Sushi rice is easy to make – just cook up some short grain white rice, season it, and allow it to cool to room temperature. Yes, it can get a lot more involved if you want to – Sushi Chefs in Japan train for a very long time to make the rice! – but this is a great way for home cooks to do it. This recipe makes enough for about 10 rolls.

Once you have the rice, you can use it to make any kind of sushi you want. For a couple beginner styles, try my Spicy Tuna Maki or Tuna Avocado Mango Rolls. You can make these 3 Sushi Sauces at home, or even host a DIY Sushi Potluck Party!

Note: You want to make this the same day as you plan to use it, as you can’t keep it in the fridge. Much like with cakes: cold rice is hard and dry rice!

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Homemade Sushi Rice


Homemade Sushi Rice


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