Inari Sushi

Tofu Sushi Pocket


Preparation info

  • Makes:


    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      1 hr 20

Appears in

Japanese Food Made Easy

Japanese Food Made Easy

By Aya Nishimura

Published 2020

  • About

Make sure you use the square-shaped aburaage (thin, fried tofu), rather than rectangular-shaped ones for inari sushi, otherwise you will have a lot of wasted tofu.



  • 20 aburaage (thin, fried tofu)
  • 1 quantity of cooked Sushi Rice, cooled to room temperature
  • 150


Cut each piece of tofu in half to make two rectangular pieces. Carefully open the cut side so as not to break it.

Bring a saucepan of water to the boil over high heat, then reduce the heat to low. Add the tofu and cook for 2 minutes to remove the excess oil. Drain and leave to cool, then gently squeeze the tofu to remove any excess liquid.

Mix the soy sauce, sugar and <