How to cook rice for sushi
1. Rinse sushi rice in 5 waters so that the water becomes completely clear.
2. Dry the sushi rice for 30 minutes in a colander or sieve.
3. For 1 glass of rice for sushi, you need one and a half glasses of water – pour rice into a saucepan and pour water.
4. Put a pot of water and rice on the fire and bring to a boil.
5. Cook rice for 15 minutes under the lid, without stirring, then insist for half an hour.
6. In a bowl, mix 2 tablespoons of rice vinegar, half a teaspoon of sugar and 1 teaspoon of sea salt; mix well.
7. Add rice to the bowl and mix well.
8. Cool cooked sushi rice – it is ready to use in sushi and rolls.
Rice for sushi in gadgets
Cook rice for sushi in a double boiler for 40 minutes . To do this, take 1.2 cups of water for 1 cup of rice.
Cook sushi rice in a rice cooker on the “Sushi Rice” mode for about 30 minutes , then, without opening the rice cooker, hold for another 30 minutes.
Cook rice for sushi in a slow cooker in the ratio of 1 rice: 1.25 water in the “Buckwheat” mode for 20 minutes; or on the “Baking” mode for 10 minutes and then “Stew” for 20 minutes.
In order to cook rice for sushi in the microwave, you need to use a ratio of 1 rice: 1.5 water. Rinse and soak the rice for 40 minutes, send it to a bowl and cook for 7 minutes at the highest microwave power (800-900 W), stirring the rice every 2 minutes.
How to cook rolls
1. Spread a sheet of seaweed on a bamboo napkin.
2. Evenly distribute the rice over the surface of the seaweed, leaving a small indent on 1 side.
3. Along the opposite side, along the edge, lay out the filling (shrimp, squid, avocado, cucumber, lettuce, etc.).
4. Gently wrap the roll with a napkin and knead a little so that the upper edge of the seaweed is firmly pressed against the roll.
5. Cut into 4-6 rolls.
Serve the rolls on a flat plate.
By the way, Culrose rice is traditionally used for sushi, but any “glutinous” rice variety can also be used.
Calorie rice Culrose – 340 kcal / 100 grams.
The cost of rice for sushi is from 100 rubles / 0.5 kilograms (on average in Moscow as of June 2017).