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Sushi Rice

Categories: Entertaining, Snacks
Type: Appetizers and Snacks

This vinegar-soaked rice is a key component of many Japanese dishes.

Serves: Serves: 6


  • 1 1/2 cups short-grain rice (Japanese-style rice)
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 1/3 cup rice vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt

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  1. Combine rice and water in medium saucepan; bring to a boil over high heat. Boil 45 to 60 seconds; reduce heat to low, cover and simmer 20 minutes. Remove from heat and let rice stand 10 minutes.
  2. Combine vinegar, sugar and salt in small saucepan; bring to a boil and cook until sugar and salt are completely dissolved.
  3. Spread hot rice onto large platter or bowl; pour vinegar mixture over rice and fold carefully without smashing rice. Makes 3 cups rice.
  • For best results, do not use instant, converted or brown rice to prepare sushi rice.

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Excerpted from Cook Once, Eat for a Week by Jyl Steinback. Copyright © 2003 by Family Fit Lifestyle, an Arizona Corporation.

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