Salmon Nigiri Sushi

By : | 0 Comments | On : April 23, 2014 | Category : Appetizers, National Cuisines

salmon nigiri sushi

Ingredients :

  • 1 cup(250 g) sushi rice
  • 1½ cups fresh water
  • 1 tablespoon rice wine vinegar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon granulated sugar
  • 3 oz(90 g) skinless salmon fillets

Directions :

  1. In a sieve,rinse sushi rice thoroughly under fresh cold water till water comes clear.
  2. Transfer rinsed rice to a large saucepan.
  3. Add water and bring to a  boil over medium heat.
  4. Cover saucepan,then reduce heat to low and simmer for 5 minutes.
  5. Remove cooked rice from the heat and set aside for 15-20 minutes.
  6. Resist the temptation to remove the cover to sneak a peek-it is important to keep the steam and heat inside the pan.
  7. In a mixing bowl,combine rice vine vinegar,salt and sugar.
  8. Mix well.
  9. Gently transfer rice to a large bowl and fold in vinegar mixture.
  10. Set aside.
  11. Cut salmon fillets across the grain into 8 thin slices.
  12. Spoon 1 tablespoon of cooked rice into moistened hands.
  13. Roll into a ball.
  14. Wrap slice of salmon over rice and arrange on a serving platter.
  15. Gently press nigiri onto the platter.
  16. Repeat with remaining sushi rice and salmon.
  17. Serve salmon nigiri sushi immediately.
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