Basic Sushi Rice
Basic Sushi Rice
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Basic Sushi Rice

15 MIN
20 MIN
For 8 rolls or 80 pieces



  1. Place rice in a bowl and cover with cold water. Gently rinse rice until water becomes cloudy. Drain and repeat four to five times or until water runs completely clear. Leave rice in a sieve until it is well drained.
  2. Place rice and water into a rice cooker. Close the lid and start the cooking process.
  3. In a small bowl, combine vinegar, salt and sugar until it dissolves. Set aside.
  4. Place cooked rice in a bowl, ideally a stainless steel bowl. Add rice vinegar mixture and stir with a spatula. Stir until all rice has absorbed liquid (beware of hot steam). Make a hole in the centre of the rice and let rest for 5 minutes. Repeat two or three times. Let cool to room temperature. The rice is ready to be used to make sushi.


This recipe was developed in collaboration with Genevieve Everell.


  1. Bonjour, Cette recette n'est pas la même que dans la capsule vidéo fait par Geneviève Everell sur le site web Sushi fait à la maison . Est ce que c'est une erreur ? La capsule vidéo demande pour 3/4 de tasse de vinaigre de riz pour 2 tasses de riz et cette recette demande 1\3 de tasse de vinaigre de riz pour 2 tasse de riz .

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