Sushi Rice

Sushi Rice is used to make all kinds of sushi.

Sushi is a japanese dish made up of vinegared rice topped or rolled with different kinds ingredients such  as meat, seafood, vegetables or some times, even egg.

To make sushi rice, you have to use  Japanese Rice, popularly known as japonica. It is a short-grained variety and is very sticky when cooked.

Here’s how I made my sushi rice for the Spam Musubi.

Sushi Rice

1 cup Japanese Rice  or Japonica
1¼ cup water to cook the rice

for the vinegar mixture

2 tbsp japanese rice vinegar
½ tsp sugar


  • Wash rice  with water several times until water becomes clear.
  • Measure and add water in cooking the rice. You can use a rice cooker or you can cook it in a stove top.
  • While rice is cooking prepare vinegar mixture.
  • Warm vinegar in a saucepan to dissolve sugar.
  • When rice is cooked, transfer in a bowl and pour vinegar mixture.
  • Mix well to make sure that vinegar mixture is spread evenly .
  • Cool rice in room temperature before making it into sushi.



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4 Responses

  1. Good post. People always have questions about cooking rice, especially a sticky rice like this. Once you get the hang of it, it’s easy.

  2. My mom’s Japanese officemate makes the best sushi rice!  We actually eat it with any fish-based viand.  Sarap!  =)

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