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Please I need to learn how to make SUSHI!! Because my children love to eat it. I need to homemade so i can save some money. Please anyone who know how to make it please teach me how

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Asked by Anonymous at 1:15 AM on Aug. 2, 2009 in Food & Drink

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  • Oooh, this is a really tricky one because the fish MUST be fresh (if you're using raw fish).

    Check this out, though.

    Answer by gdiamante at 1:16 AM on Aug. 2, 2009


    Answer by Amanda142 at 1:27 AM on Aug. 2, 2009

  • I don't use fish in my sushi just because my kids don't like it. You can use any number of vegetables. Our favorites are cucumber and carrot and avocado, like a california roll. Sushi is actually very cheap if you make it at home and just use the veggies. Its also healthy and tasty. Here is my favorite sushi rice recipe:

    Here's a great website with instructions on how to roll the sushi as well as some recipes

    Answer by AprilDJC at 1:43 AM on Aug. 2, 2009

  • Sushi is a fun way to get picky eaters to eat veggies!

    Scant 2/3 cup short-grain brown rice*
    1 cup plus 1 teaspoon water
    2 teaspoons soy sauce
    2 tablespoons seasoned rice vinegar**
    1 teaspoon wasabi powder**
    2 (8 1/4- by 7 1/4-inch) sheets roasted nori** (dried layer)
    1/2 Kirby cucumber, peeled, seeded, and cut into 1/16-inch-thick match sticks
    1/2 carrot, cut into 1/16-inch-thick match sticks
    1/2 firm-ripe small California avocado
    3/4 oz radish sprouts*, roots trimmed
    Special equipment: a bamboo sushi mat**
    Accompaniments: soy sauce for dipping; sliced gari** (pickled ginger)


    Answer by rkoloms at 11:01 AM on Aug. 2, 2009

  • Rinse rice well and bring to a boil with 1 cup water and 1 teaspoon soy sauce in a 1- to 1 1/2-quart heavy saucepan, then reduce heat to very low and simmer, tightly covered, until water is absorbed, about 40 minutes. Remove from heat and let rice stand, covered, 10 minutes. While rice is standing, stir together vinegar and remaining teaspoon soy sauce.

    Transfer rice to a wide nonmetal bowl (preferably wood, ceramic, or glass) and sprinkle with vinegar mixture, tossing gently with a large spoon to combine. Cool rice, tossing occasionally, about 15 minutes.

    Stir together wasabi and remaining teaspoon water to form a stiff paste. Let stand at least 15 minutes (to allow flavors to develop).


    Answer by rkoloms at 11:02 AM on Aug. 2, 2009

  • Place sushi mat on a work surface with slats running crosswise. Arrange 1 sheet nori, shiny side down, on mat, lining up a long edge of sheet with edge of mat nearest you. Using damp fingers, gently press half of rice (about 3/4 cup) onto nori in 1 layer, leaving a 1 3/4-inch border on side farthest from you.

    Arrange half of cucumber in an even strip horizontally across rice, starting 1 inch from side nearest you. (You may need to cut pieces to fit from side to side.) Arrange half of carrot just above cucumber in same manner. Peel avocado half and cut lengthwise into thin slices, then arrange half of slices just above carrot in same manner. Repeat with radish sprouts, letting some sprout tops extend beyond edge.


    Answer by rkoloms at 11:02 AM on Aug. 2, 2009

  • Beginning with edge nearest you, lift mat up with your thumbs, holding filling in place with your fingers, and fold mat over filling so that upper and lower edges of rice meet, then squeeze gently but firmly along length of roll, tugging edge of mat farthest from you to tighten. (Nori border will still be flat on mat.) Open mat and roll log forward to seal with nori border. (Moisture from rice will seal roll.) Transfer roll, seam side down, to a cutting board. Make second log in same manner, then cut each log crosswise into 6 pieces with a wet thin-bladed knife. Serve with wasabi paste, soy sauce, and ginger.

    Answer by rkoloms at 11:02 AM on Aug. 2, 2009

  • Thank you Rkoloms so much!!!
    I will try do that THANK YOU VERY MUCH!
    God bless you

    Answer by Amanda142 at 1:15 PM on Aug. 30, 2009

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