Learn To Make Your Own Sushi

You love sushi, don’t you? Well, it wouldn’t be an exaggeration to say that a lot of people love this Japanese snack item. Well, did you know that you can make your own sushi? I won’t lie and say it’s super-easy, but it is far from being hard either. While I am aware that this is a fitness blog, I deliberately chose this topic.

Now, I know that there are many videos online that will teach you step-by-step how to make sushi, and I urge you to check them out. Nevertheless, one more article, especially on this blog, can’t do any harm. In fact, I will try to make it as simple as possible. So today, we will be keeping things basic, aight?

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The basic tools you need in your kitchen to prepare sushi are as follows: a sharpened knife to cut fish and/or vegetables, a cutting board, a wooden ladle or spatula to work with rice, a sushi rolling mat, to roll sushi into desired shapes. Of course, if you don’t have all of these, you can always think of how to improvise. It is part of the fun, right?

Apart from the tools, there are also some ingredients you should have. They are: Sushi Rice (or the sticky rice and medium or small-grained white rice), Rice Vinegar, Wasabi (it is a green-colored condiment prepared from horseradish), Gari, which is a pickled ginger, Nori which are seaweeds but used as thin sheets after drying the weed, Soy Sauce, and the main ingredients, which are Vegetables such as asparagus, carrots, celery, sprouts, lettuce, and of course Sushi-grade fish.

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Here are the instructions on how to make sushi:

One: Take a small sheet of nori and place it on top of mat that rolls sushi.

Two: Add cooled vinegar-cooked rice on top of nori.

Three: Add little wasabi (optional). Then add vegetables/tuna/sushi-grade raw fish on top of this. Note that you should not put too many ingredients on the roll.

Four: Roll the sushi up and see that the roll is compressed and squeezed

Five: Cut the roll to desired number of pieces. You may even refrigerate the roll before cutting.

Bam, done! Yes, it is as simple as this. Cooking shows always like to overcomplicate things, and of course they will – because it is part of their system. So that is why this article is focused on simplicity. Hopefully, if you do everything right, the system works well for you. All the best!



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