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Japanese Sushi Rice Recipe
  • READY IN 35 mins

Japanese Sushi Rice

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"Japanese sushi rice is the best tasting kind of rice. Plus it's very usefull because it's so sticky. I use white or brown rice."

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  1. In a saucepan, combine the water, salt, sugar and nori. Bring to a boil and add the rice. Cover, set heat to low and simmer for 20 minutes.
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  • PREP 5 mins
  • COOK 30 mins
  • READY IN 35 mins

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Most Helpful Positive Review
Jul 26, 2007

call it whatever you want to, my picky family chomped it down and asked for more! Made it with slow cooker adobo chicken and quick sesame green beans as per menu suggestion. Definitely what we call a 'do-over'! Thanks!

Most Helpful Critical Review
Sep 21, 2010

To make decent sushi rice, you need to use rice vinegar. They use it in sushi restaurants, and the flavor of the sushi is so much improved by its use.


15 Ratings

Sep 21, 2010

you dont add the nori to the rice while it's cooking.

Sep 21, 2010

Did not work, needs vinegar for flavoring.

Jul 09, 2007

While cooking it smelled very 'seaweedy', but when done it was very good.

Apr 05, 2007

I did not care for this recipe.

Feb 19, 2009

I think this needs rice vinegar, and no sugar. Try the perfect sushi rice, or you can buy sushi rice powder at many Japanese grocery stores for quick fixes.

May 16, 2011

This is not sushi rice... I eat sushi a minimum of once a week and this tastes nothing like what I have had at many sushi places. This needs the rice wine vinegar and use nishiki rice!


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  • Calories
  • 234 kcal
  • 12%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 51.8 g
  • 17%
  • Cholesterol
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Fat
  • 0.3 g
  • < 1%
  • Fiber
  • 1.7 g
  • 7%
  • Protein
  • 4.2 g
  • 8%
  • Sodium
  • 784 mg
  • 31%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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