Easy Sushi Recipe

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I found the Jasmine Rice for $3.69 (3 dry cups, makes approx 12 cups cooked) and the Nori Wrappers $2.49 for a 10ct pack.

Sushi Recipe

Basics for 6 rolls:

2 Cups Water
1 Cup Jasmine Rice
3 Nori Wrappers – broken in half

Now, you need to decide what to put in them. Though I do limited amounts of raw fish, I tend to prefer sushi varieties that do not have raw fish in them.

Three basic rolls:

California Roll – 1 stick Crab meat (I used imitation sticks), 2 slices Avocado and 4 long/thin stirps Cucumber

Avocado Roll – 2 slices Avocado, Cream Cheese and 4 long/thin stirps Cucumber

Cream Cheese Roll – Cream Cheese, 1 stick Crab meat and 4 long/thin stirps Cucumber

You start by cooking your Jasmine Rice per package directions. This becomes the “sticky” rice you need. While that is cooking, it’s a good idea to prep your other items. Then you lay the Nori on your “mat”. I didn’t have a sushi mat, so I used wax paper. But, if you want to do it a little easier you can check out the Sushi Roll Makers available on Amazon as well: Japan Sushi Roll Mold /Maker (Small) and Sushezi Sushi Made Easy.

Layer the rice on top of the Nori, then flip it over. There is no need to wet the Nori, it will absorb the moisture it needs from the rice.

Add your other items.

Roll, pressing tight as you go.

And you have a roll.

Pretty, right? It was my first time!

A couple of the rolls came out better than the others, but still VERY edible.


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