How to make Sushi

Document Sample
How to make Sushi Powered By Docstoc
					How to make Sushi Japanese sushi are not only the oval shaped sushi, nigiri-zushi (hand pressed sushi). Sushi rolls (maki-zushi) are very popular. Sushi rice and various ingredients are rolled in nori (dried seaweed). Since maki-zushi are wrapped by nori, they are also called nori-maki. Maki means rolling in Japanese. There are many kinds of sushi rolls. Some common sushi rolls in Japan are tekka-maki (raw tuna rolls), kappa-maki (cucumber rolls), and futo-maki (thick rolls) which include seasoned kampyo (gourd strips), denbu (sweet powder), sweet omelet, cucumber, and more. Ingredients: •4 cups sushi rice •4 sheets of nori (dried seaweed) •1 avocado •3/4 cup crab meat •2 tbsp mayonnaise •1/2 tsp salt Preparation: Peel an avocado and cut it into strips or mash it. Put imitation crab in a bowl and mix with salt and mayonnaise. Cover a bamboo mat with plastic wrap. Put a sheet of dried seaweed on top of the mat. Spread sushi rice on top of the seaweed and press firmly. Sprinkle sesame seeds over the sushi rice. Turn the sushi layer over so that the seaweed is on top. Place avocado and crab lengthwise on the seaweed. Roll the bamboo mat forward, pressing the ingredients inside the cylinder-shaped sushi. Press firmly the bamboo mat with hands, then remove the rolled sushi. Cut the sushi roll into bite-size pieces. Makes 4 rolls

Shared By:
Description: How to make Sushi