This sushi rice is a simple blend of rice, sugar, vinegar and salt that makes the perfect foundation for any type of sushi, or a side dish to a Japanese style meal. Making sushi at home is fun and easy to do, and your family and friends will be impressed with the end result!
Calories 246 kcal
2 cups sushi rice 1/4 cup rice vinegar 2 tablespoons granulated sugar 2 1/2 teaspoons salt
Place the rice in a colander. Rinse under cool water for 3 minutes, stirring occasionally. Let the rice dry for 15 minutes. Place the rice in a medium pot with 2 cups of water and bring to a boil. Cover the pot, reduce the heat to low, and cook for 15 minutes. Remove the pot from the heat. Let the rice stand, covered, for 15 minutes. Place the rice vinegar, sugar and salt in a small bowl. Microwave in 30 second intervals until salt and sugar are dissolved, stirring occasionally. Transfer the rice to a large glass or wooden bowl. Drizzle the vinegar mixture over the rice. Use a spatula or a spoon to gently fold the vinegar mixture into the rice. Let the rice cool for 10 minutes, then serve.
Calories: 246 kcal | Carbohydrates: 54 g | Protein: 4 g | Fat: 1 g | Saturated Fat: 1 g | Sodium: 974 mg | Potassium: 47 mg | Fiber: 2 g | Sugar: 4 g | Calcium: 7 mg | Iron: 1 mg