How to make Vinegar-ed Rice (Sushi Rice)
Recipe type: Main Dish, Sushi
Cuisine: Japanese
Serves: 2

Hello everyone, today Japanese recipe is Vinegar Rice. It’s pretty hard to make so I tried to add detailed photos for the recipe. This is one of Japanese traditional dishes made during a special holiday or event. This is just a basic recipe with just vinegar; we usually add other ingredients to this sushi rice dish. But I want wanted to share the basic first before I share, the other recipes. This is just to get an idea what the basics are. I will post this week other recipes about sushi rice. So let’s get started what we need to get started.
  • 2cup Rice
  • 2cup Water
  • ¼cup Vinegar
  • 2tbsp Sugar
  • ½tsp Salt
  • 10cm Konbu kelp
  • *vinegar-added water

There you have it. Hope you enjoy this, until next time let’s cook together. 次回は一緒に作りましょう~^^/~~
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basic sushi rice 2Figure 1-1


1. Wipe konbu kelp with a cloth to clean.(see figure 1-1)

Figure 1-2

2. Fill a bowl with cold water and add the konbu kelp cleaned in the let stand for about 1 hour.(see figure 1-2)

Figure 1-3

3. Wash the rice 30 min before to cooking and drain on a sieve.(see figure 1-3)

4. Put the vinegar, sugar, and salt into a small pot, and heat slightly until dissolved.

5. Put the rice and stock in to a rice cooker, and cook. When cooking is finished, keep the cooker covered and let it stand for about 10minuts until the grains are settled.

Figure 1-4 and 1-5

6. Transfer the rice to a wooden “sushi bowl” moistened with “vinegar-add water” sprinkle the vinegare dressing all over the rice. Using a flat wooden spoon, toss the rice with horizontal, cutting storles while cooling the rice the rice with a hand-fan.(see figure 1-4 and 1-5)

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7. When tossing is completed, cover the rice with clean cloth moistened with vinegar-added water.(see figure 1-6)

Serves 2 ~ 3 people

There you have it. Hope you enjoy this, until next time let’s cook together. 次回は一緒に作りましょう~^^/~~

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