How to Make the Perfect Sushi Rice


To make perfect sushi, the most important aspect is the rice!

It is a particular type of Japanese rice cooked just so and then mixed with a sauce. Some of these ingredients may be a bit difficult to find, but we guarantee you will be satisfied once you make the perfect sushi!

Making perfect sushi rice

The chef at our recent sushi class recommended using a rice cooker and then cooling the cooked rice on a flat tray



500 ml                     Water

500 gr                       Fujikhari Rice – Japanese rice

250 ml                     Sushi rice sauce



300 ml                     Suehiro Mitsukan vinegar

300 gr                       White Sugar

50 gr                          Salt

2 Slices                    Yellow lemon

20gr                          Dashi Konbu

How to make sushi rice sauce:

  1. First, add in all the ingredients in a pot.
  2. Put it in medium heat and bring everything to boil.
  3. Set it aside to cool.

How to make sushi rice:

  1. The rice should be made first and foremost to make the sushi. Cook 500 grams of rice in a rice cooker or in a pot until it is fully cooked.
  2. Take the rice out and let it cool down, ideally on a flat tray. This will make the cooling process much faster.
  3. After it has cooled down, mix it evenly with about 250ml of sushi sauce.

Use the rice to make these delicious treats: