How to Make Sushi at Home

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How to Make Sushi at Home Recipe
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Overview of all materials

Overview of all materials

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Close up of Sushi Rice and ginger brand

Close up of Sushi Rice and ginger brand

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Measure out however many cups of rice you want (about one cup per roll)

Measure out however many cups of rice you want (about one cup per roll)

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Wash rice till it runs clear

Wash rice till it runs clear

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Put in pot with 1 1/4 cups of water per cup of sushi rice. Cook uncovered on high heat till water is boiling. Reduce heat to simmer then cover for 20 mins.

Put in pot with 1 1/4 cups of water per cup of sushi rice. Cook uncovered on high heat till water is boiling. Reduce heat to simmer then cover for 20 mins.

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Slice cucumber into very thin filling strips (remove seeds)

Slice cucumber into very thin filling strips (remove seeds)

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Let rice cool

Let rice cool

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Add two table spoons of rice vinegar per cup of rice

Add two table spoons of rice vinegar per cup of rice

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Wrap bamboo mat in plastic wrap to prevent sticking between rice and mat

Wrap bamboo mat in plastic wrap to prevent sticking between rice and mat

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Thinly slice your fish or filling

Thinly slice your fish or filling

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Place on half of a nori sheet on bamboo mat

Place on half of a nori sheet on bamboo mat

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Wet hands and place a handful of sticky rice in the center of the nori and spread evenly till it is about 1cm thick

Wet hands and place a handful of sticky rice in the center of the nori and spread evenly till it is about 1cm thick

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For an inside out roll (rice on the outside) flip the nori back over so you fill the nori side on the edge of the mat

For an inside out roll (rice on the outside) flip the nori back over so you fill the nori side on the edge of the mat

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Roll sushi out with bamboo mat carefully squishing it into the shape of rectangular hump

Roll sushi out with bamboo mat carefully squishing it into the shape of rectangular hump

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Also simple to add slices of fish on top of small sticky rice balls to make nigiri style

Also simple to add slices of fish on top of small sticky rice balls to make nigiri style

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Dress with sauces and garnish with green onions! TA da!!!

Dress with sauces and garnish with green onions! TA da!!!

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Finished product

Finished product

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