How to prepare rice for making sushi

How to prepare rice for making sushi

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10 min
0 min
35 min


300 g
sushi rice
400 ml
40 ml
rice vinegar
½ tsp
¾ tbsp


bowl (large), sieve, pot, bowl (small), cooking spoon

Nutrition per serving

Fat1 g
Protein10 g
Carb124 g
  • Step 1/ 4

    • 300 g sushi rice
    • bowl (large)
    • sieve

    Add sushi rice and some water to a bowl. Mix vigorously with your hands for approx. 10 sec. Add more water to the bowl, then drain. Repeat the process several times until the water runs through clear.

  • Step 2/ 4

    • 400 ml water
    • pot

    Transfer rinsed rice to a pot. Add water, cover the pot, and let the rice soak for approx. 15 min.

  • Step 3/ 4

    Put a lid on the pot and bring the water to a boil over medium-high heat. As soon as it starts steaming, reduce the heat to low and cook the rice, covered, for approx. 8 min. Don’t remove the lid until the rice is done cooking. Remove from heat and let rest, covered, for approx. 20 min.

  • Step 4/ 4

    • 40 ml rice vinegar
    • ½ tsp salt
    • ¾ tbsp sugar
    • bowl (small)
    • cooking spoon

    In the meantime, mix rice vinegar, salt, and sugar in a bowl. Transfer the rice to a large bowl and drizzle with sushi vinegar. Mix carefully so that you don’t crush the rice. Let the sushi rice cool before handling. Enjoy!

  • Enjoy your meal!

    How to prepare rice for making sushi


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