Classic Salmon Nigiri Sushi Recipe

2020-04-23
  • Yield: 4 servings
  • Servings: 4
  • Prep Time: 10m
  • Cook Time: 35m
  • Ready In: 45m

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Nutritional Info

This information is per serving.

  • Calories

    134
  • Fat

    3.9 g
  • Cholesterol

    16 mg
  • Sodium

    193 mg
  • Carbohydrate

    16.7 g
  • Fiber

    0.6 g
  • Sugars

    0.6 g
  • Protein

    7.1 g
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Classic salmon Nigiri sushi. Very easy popular and delicious Japanese appetizer. Use sushi rice for this appetizer. Do you have a party and looking for more quick, easy, and delicious appetizers, snacks, or drinks? We have a huge collection of them, just check it out-Party

Classic Salmon Nigiri Sushi Recipe

Ingredients

  • 1 cup sushi rice
  • 1½ cups (370 ml) water
  • 1 tablespoon rice wine vinegar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon granulated sugar
  • 3 oz (90 g) skinless salmon fillets

Method

Step 1

In a sieve, rinse sushi rice thoroughly under fresh cold water till water comes clear. Transfer rinsed rice to a large saucepan. Add water and bring to a boil over medium heat. Cover saucepan, then reduce the heat to low and simmer for 5 minutes.

Step 2

Remove cooked rice from the heat and set aside for 15-20 minutes. Resist the temptation to remove the cover to sneak a peek-it is important to keep the steam and heat inside the pan.

Step 3

In a mixing bowl, combine rice wine vinegar, salt, and sugar. Mix well.

Step 4

Gently transfer rice to a large bowl and fold in vinegar mixture. Set aside.

Step 5

Cut salmon fillets across the grain into thin slices. Spoon tablespoon of cooked rice into moistened hands. Roll into a ball.

Step 6

Wrap the slice of salmon over rice and arrange on a serving platter. Gently press nigiri onto the platter.

Step 7

Repeat with remaining sushi rice and salmon. Serve salmon nigiri sushi immediately.

 

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