Shari Sushi Rice Recipe

Recipe Category: Rice

Shari Sushi Rice Recipe

Ingredients

  • 2 cups sushi rice or short-grain rice
  • 2 ½ cups cold water

vinegar Mixture.

  • 4 tbsp. rice vinegar
  • 2 tbsp. sugar
  • 1/2 tsp. salt

Method

  1. Place a fish fillet onto a thumb sized rice ball (about 20-25 g)
  2. Wash the rice until water runs clear (do not skip this step, it is essential in achieving the correct consistency to work with your rice)
  3. Wash the rice until water runs clear (do not skip this step, it is essential in achieving the correct consistency to work with your rice)
  4. Place the rice in a pot with a tight fitting lid and add the water
  5. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer for 5 minutes
  6. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer for 5 minutes
  7. Lower heat and steam for 12 to 15 minutes
  8. Lower heat and steam for 12 to 15 minutes
  9. Remove from heat and remove lid
  10. Cover pot with a tea or dish towel
  11. Let stand for 15 minutes
  12. While rice is cooking, combine vinegar mixture ingredients in a saucepan, and heat gently until sugar dissolves, stirring constantly
  13. Remove the mixture from heat and let cool
  14. Spread the rice evenly in the bottom of a shallow, preferably wooden, bowl
  15. Run a spatula or rice paddle through the rice using a chopping, rather than stirring, motion to gently separate the grains and slowly add vinegar mixture at the same time
  16. Fan the rice until it reaches room temperature
  17. Keep the rice in the bowl, covered with a clean dish towel, until ready to use

Makes enough for about small 10 rolls

  1. A rice cooker can also be used

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