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Chapter 8 - Three Popular Sushi Making Recipes Which You Will Love
A lot of sushi dishes are being made by professional sushi chefs all over the world but three most popular sushis are listed as follows along with their recipes.
Recipe for sushi rice - It does not matter whether you have a Japanese cooker or not, you can also make sushi in a heavy pot that has a lid to close it. Always measure the ingredients accurately to make a perfect dish. First of all, tezu, solution of vinegar and water is to be prepared. Mix 30 ml of rice vinegar in 250 ml of water by adding 5 gm of salt in it.
Wash and rinse the rice a number of times in water to clean them. Then strain the washed rice for approximately 30 minutes and then transfer it to the Japanese rice cooker or the pot. Add the measured water to it and let it cook. Cover the cooker or pot tightly with the lid and let it simmer for at least 18 minutes not opening the lid. Then prepare sushi vinegar mixing salt, sugar and vinegar altogether using small saucepan. Heat and stir it regularly until the mixture gets dissolved completely. Take a wooden spoon or a spatula for cutting and folding the rice and be very gentle with the cooked grains and do not smash them.
Now prepare the mixing bowl by damping a cloth with the mixture of tezu that you have prepared earlier. A wooden bowl with a flat bottom is best to be used for this purpose. The excess moisture is absorbed by the wooden surface and its big surface allows rice to be cooled evenly and more quickly. Put hot rice into the mixing bowl by adding approximately l/4th solution of sushi vinegar. While mixing the ingredients, remember
Then get your rice cooled using a fan after getting mixed. This may take approximately 6 to 7 minutes for removing the excessive moisture and the glossy shine will be created on the rice. The rice should be little bit sticky and chewy.
This is the procedure for majority of sushi dishes; the difference is the use of toppings and fillings. You can use three different sushi dishes by choosing three different types of toppings such as cooked or raw tuna fish, salmon, crabs, vegetables, squids, shrimps etc. Majority of professional chefs prefer deep salt water fish only.
Sushi is the most famous dish made by Japanese and is now available all across the world. There are different types of sushi dishes made these days by varieties of toppings and fillings. The ingredients used for making sushi are very nutritional and very beneficial for people. A lot of people find it very funny to eat a raw fish but they do not know the nutritional benefits of this. Sushi provides you with different types of necessary nutrients apart from providing a delicious dish. Sushi dishes comprise of varieties of necessary nutrients that provide benefits to the body. Some of the benefits are mentioned below.
A wrapper made up of sea weeds which is known as nori is used for wrapping sushi rolls. This is a toasted sheet of sea weeds that contains high quantity of vitamin A, vitamin B and vitamin C. A lot of energy is transferred through vitamin B that helps in assisting various metabolic activities.
White rice is used in every dish of sushi. These are rich in carbohydrates and provide a very good source of energy for the human body. Sushi rice contains very less amount of fat and no sodium is available in them which make it perfect for the heart. The seasonings used for sushi contain some amount of sodium in them.