How to Make the Perfect Sushi Rice

Today, sushi is prepared by everyone who wants to enjoy this dish. But there is one condition – the rice must be perfect. This is the most important component of sushi, which determines the quality and taste of the dish. How to make the best sushi rice? Get high quality Japanese rice, such as Koshihikari, and rice vinegar. The rice will be ready in about 20 minutes.

The standard ratio of rice to water is 1 to 2. Do not use parboiled rice; it should stick together well. If you are using a multicooker, rinse the rice several times before using it, and then add water in a ratio of 2 parts water to 1 part rice. Select the rice cooking mode.

If you can’t find rice vinegar, use a mixture of apple cider vinegar, sugar and salt. Heat the apple cider vinegar and add sugar and salt until completely dissolved. The mixture should cool, after which it can be added to the finished rice.How to Make the Perfect Sushi Rice

Here are the proportions for half a kilogram of rice:

Water – 6 tbsp. l.
Apple cider vinegar – 4 tbsp. l.
Sea salt – 1 tsp.
Sugar – 1 tbsp. l.

Now you know all the secrets of cooking sushi rice. All that remains is to add your favorite toppings – fish, vegetables, sauces, caviar, nori, etc. Or order sushi from your favorite restaurant and have it delivered to your home. The main thing is to remember to celebrate International Sushi Day on June 18, albeit belatedly. This is the day when we can treat ourselves to this delicious dish and feel part of Japanese culture. Sushi is not just food, it’s a lifestyle!

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