What to do when you have the whole house to yourself for hours & hours? Sushi of course!
I've loved sushi for a while now but I never thought I'd be able to actually make it. But it is sooo easy you'll be surprised.
This is how most of mine looked once I was done, but here is how I began...
- Sushi Rice
- Seaweed sheets (the only English on the packet said Sushi Nori)
- Filling (I chose tuna & carrot)
- Rice wine if you're lucky, but I used White wine vinegar mixed with some sugar which worked perfectly
- Soy Sauce for flavour
First, I prepared the rice. I followed the instructions on my packet, leaving the rice in water (ratio of 1:1.5 of rice to water) & leaving this to soak for 30 minutes. I then boiled it and left it to simmer for 10 minutes before sprinkling on my replacement of rice wine. Finally, I left the rice to stand for 20 minutes. (That's the long bit over)
I squeezed my rice into balls to make it easier and laid out the seaweed sheet so the rough part was facing up. I then spread out the rice thinly just to cover the seaweed, leaving small gaps at the edges.
Then add the filling of your choice. You're hands are likely to get very sticky with the rice so have a small bowl of water ready.
Then you can roll! Put pressure on it as you roll it, then cut down the edge after you've covered the filling ready to do it again.
Then cut the roll at 1.5 inch intervals and they'll be perfectly sized portions ready to gorge on!