Sushi Rice

Preparation info
  • Makes —

    1 kg

    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      20 min

Appears in
Masu: Fresh, contemporary, accessible Japanese for the home cook

By Nic Watt

Published 2016

  • About

Rice is said to be the single most important element in sushi, and you must take the time to ensure that this process is done well and accurately. Sushi rice is finished in a hangiri, a wooden bowl that imparts the aroma of the wood and absorbs steam and moisture.

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