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INARI-Sushi いなり寿し
Recipe type: Main Dish, Sushi
Cuisine: Japanese
Serves: 2

  • 2 cups of cooked Sushi-rice
  • 4 pieces abura-age (deep fried tofu)
  • 3 tbsp toasted black sesame
  • ¼ carrot
  • 4 shiitake mushroom
  • ½ cup dashi stock
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 1 tbsp mirin
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • For simmering abura-age:
  • 1½ cup dashi stock
  • 3 tbsp sugar
  • 3 tbsp sake
  • 3 tbsp mirin
  • 3 tbsp soy sauce

  1. First peel the carrot and cut into 2-3 ㎝ julienne strips. Cut the shiitake mushroom into julienne strips same to size for carrot. Simmer the carrot and shiitake mushrooms in the simmering liquid over a low heat until seasoned thoroughly and set aside.
  2. Put the abura-age on cutting board and roll one chopstick. Cut the abura-age in half and open each pocket using fingertips.
  3. Boil the dashi stock, add the sake, mirin, sugar, and soy sauce. Simmer for 5 min, then cover with a drop-lid and simmer until the liquid is gone.
  4. Add the black sesame, carrot and shiitake mushrooms, to the sushi-rice and mix.
  5. Squeeze the simmered abura-age lightly to remove moisture, fill each abura-age pocket with the sushi rice, and adjust the shape.

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~^^/~~ PS: If you enjoy my Daily recipe subscribe to my RSS Feed and I also have available my first e-Book, which is FREE to you for coming by and reading my Cooking Japanese Style. Thank you..