How to Make Delicious Sushi Rice

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Sushi is gaining popularity at a rapid rate these days. It’s the kind of thing that once you try you’re hooked! We’ve made many friends and family sushi believers over the years, and most of that is due to this sublime Sushi Rice. At the base of any good sushi recipe is the rice.  Sushi rice is sometimes called sticky rice, because of its sticky, starchy texture. It’s perfect in these gorgeous California Rolls, Shrimp Tempura Godzilla Rolls (so yummy!!!)

What is the Best Kind of Rice to Use for Sushi?
Not all rice is created equal. To make the best homemade sushi rice you’ll need to find the right rice. Lucky for all of us, it’s a wonderful time to be alive because Sushi Rice is available right at your regular grocery store! It’s generally made from short-grain white Japanese rice or medium-grain California rice. It should say “sushi rice” right on the bag. But if you can’t find sushi rice, Calrose rice works terrifically too.

What Ingredients Do You Need?
Now that you know what kind of rice to start with (see above) the rest is easy! All you need is:

Japanese Rice Vinegar – This will give your sushi recipe a rich, slightly sweet flavor that is to die for! If you’re in a pinch, substituting apple cider vinegar for rice vinegar is a tasty alternative.


That’s it! No fussy ingredients here. This Sushi Rice could not be easier to put together. Trust us, it’ll become a favorite in your family recipes rotation for sure!

Sushi Rice is super easy to make at home! With just FOUR simple ingredients, the possibilities with this scrumptious Sushi Rice recipe are endless!
Prep Time: 5 minutes Cook Time: 30 minutes Resting/Cooling Time: 1 hour 20 minutes Total: 35 minutes

Serves: 6

3 cups sushi rice It should say “sushi rice” right on the bag. Calrose rice works ok if you can’t find sushi rice.
3 cups water
1/4 cups Japanese rice vinegar
2 Tablespoons sugar
1 teaspoon salt

720 Fusion Fresh

Come visit 720 Fusion Fresh and taste our delicious sushi rice! We are located in Steamboat Springs, Colorado. We look forward to seeing you soon!

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