Sushi rice is special. As the literal foundation of most sushi recipes, the rice must stick together well enough to support the other ingredients. It needs to have a clean, appealing taste of its own without distracting from the other avors that make sushi such a joy to eat. And it must be pleasing to look at, meaning that it is white and shiny and composed of clearly dened individual grains. The sushi rice recipes that follow will guide you through the process of making perfect sushi rice every time. Properly made sushi rice is not difficult to achieve it simply takes care and attention.
British and Japanese cultures collide in this unexpected recipe for Roast Beef and Asparagus Sushi. You may have seen asparagus used in sushi rolls before, but this easy sushi recipe also replaces the nori with thinly sliced roast beef. The traditional combination of roast beef and horseradish gets a fresh upgrade when combined with bright sushi rice, asparagus, and homemade citrus dipping sauce. This beef sushi roll is the perfect thing to make for pickier eaters who don't love traditional sushi. Sushi purists will enjoy the innovative use for basic sushi rice.
Editor's Note Vegetarians and meat-eaters alike will delight in this recipe for Tofu Sushi. Topping the fried tofu sushi with the homemade rice instead of rolling up offers a fun twist on traditional sushi rolls. Pieces of firm tofu are coated in cornstarch and egg before being fried until golden brown. The tofu is then topped with herbs, black pepper, and delectable soy dressing that you can whip up in only a few minutes. Family and friends are sure to enjoy this unique recipe for Tofu Sushi.
Editor's Note Make this Tokyo Style Sushi Rice Salad when you are craving traditional sushi flavors but aren't interested in doing a lot of work. To make this sushi bowl recipe, homemade sushi rice is combined with sakamushi-style shrimp, soy-marinated tuna, and flavorful pieces of Japanese-style omelet. The fresh tuna in the salad will remind you of traditional Tokyo-style sushi without the fuss of constructing sushi rolls. This simple sushi rice bowl recipe is an easy but elegant way to serve sushi to a crowd.