How to Make Inari Sushi

Inari sushi is rice in a fried tofu pocket. Typically, there's only rice in the pockets but here I've added a furikake topping.

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Gather supplies. Cook rice according to package instructions. Add vinegar to cooked rice while still hot. Mix well and refrigerate for 30-60 minutes or until cool.

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One can of inari pockets yields 12 pieces.

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This is what they look like out of the can. There is one opening on the long side.

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Prepare each pocket by carefully opening them up with your fingers.

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This is about 2 tbsps of sushi rice. You may pre-form the rice like so or take bits of rice at a time and fill the pockets. Gently pushing the rice into the corners. Do not overstuff.

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Careful because they break easily!! Serve like this or add the furikake topping for variety.

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Furikake is a common household condiment in Japan. It's like salt and pepper. There are many types out there. I like the basic nori (seaweed) and sesame seed (plain and black) variety.

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Sprinkle on top and serve!

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Delicious.

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