How to Make Sushi Rice

by Mr. Ullork

Quick and easy Sushi rice at home, don't pay the high prices at a restaurant; with practice you will be making Sushi Rice and your own Sushi with ease; Enjoy!!


  • 3 Cups Sushi rice
  • ⅓ Cups Rice vinegar
  • 3 Tablespoons Sugar
  • 1 Teaspoon Salt
  • 3 ¼ Cups Water
  • Instructions

    Step 1

    Measure out 3 cups of Sushi Rice in a bowl

    Step 2

    Rinse rice with cold water until...

    Step 3

    Water becomes almost clear.

    Step 4

    Drain and let sit in a strainer for 30min.

    Step 5

    Meanwhile, Prepare sushi vinegar (sushi-zu) by mixing rice vinegar...

    Step 6


    Step 7

    and salt in a small bowl;

    Step 8

    Mix till sugar and salt dissolve in vinegar, set aside.

    Step 9

    After 30mins are up, pour rice into a rice cooker...

    Step 10

    And cover with water.

    Step 11

    Let sit for 30min to absorb water.

    Step 12

    Start rice cooker...

    Step 13

    when rice is done let the rice steam for 15min inside cooker.

    Step 14

    Add rice to a large non-metal bowl; It's best to use a wooden bowl called sushi-oke.

    Step 15

    To help cool rice it helps to have a small fan handy...

    Step 16

    Sprinkle the vinegar mixture over the rice and fold the rice by shamoji (rice spatula) quickly. Be careful not to smash the rice.

    Step 17

    To cool and remove the moisture of the rice well, use a fan as you mix sushi rice. This will give sushi rice a shiny look. It's best to use sushi rice right away.

    Step 18

    Bowl: Sushi Rice topped with rice seasoning and Cooked Salmon. Plate: Unagi Roll (Conger eel, avocado, shredded carrot and cucumber)