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My Family Size Homemade Sushi

Rebecca Huff
Make your favorite sushi rolls at home (and healthier!)
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Servings 8


  • 3 cups short grain rice (medium grain works too)
  • 3 cups water
  • 6 tbsp rice vinegar
  • 3 tbsp sugar
  • 3 teaspoons salt


  • smoked salmon
  • crab meat
  • cucumber
  • avocado
  • cream cheese
  • pickled onions
  • french fried onions
  • green onions


  • soy sauce
  • pickled ginger
  • wasabi
  • masago (fish roe)


Cooking Rice in a Pot on the Stove

  • add 3 cups of rinsed and soaked rice plus 3 cups water to a medium-sized pot
  • put the pot on the stove and turn the heat onto high bringing the rice to a boil
  • reduce the heat to low and cover with a lid
  • allow the rice to cook for 15 minutes
  • turn off the heat without removing the lid to allow the rice to steam for 10 minutes

Making Sushi Rice

  • add vinegar to a small bowl
  • add salt and sugar
  • stir until dissolved (if the sugar doesn't dissolve, heat the liquid slightly)
  • mix this seasoning mixture with the rice, fold it over and gently stir until the rice is shiny and room temperature


if you prefer, substitute coconut aminos in place of soy sauce
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