Make sushi yourself – quick recipe for beginners


You want Make sushi yourself? We are happy to help with a simple recipe. You will need a bamboo mat for this recipe. Otherwise you will need the following ingredients / these products will be enough for a dinner for two /:

Make sushi yourself – ingredients


You need the following ingredients so that you can make sushi yourself:


– 1 cup of sushi rice / you can optionally replace it with nishiki rice /

– Nori sheets

– Pack of surimi / imitation crab meat /

– 2 tbsp mayonnaise

– 1 avocado

– 1 cucumber

– Sesame / toasted /

– Wassabi

– Soy sauce

And this is how sushi is prepared:

Follow the instructions on the packaging and first cook the rice in the water. The finished rice is slightly sticky. While the rice is cooking, you can mix the imitation crab meat with the 2 tablespoons of mayonnaise.

Make sushi yourself – step 1 mix surimi with mayonnaise


So first mix the surimi with mayonnaise – stir the mixture well and let it stay in the fridge.

Make sushi yourself Step 2 – Cut the avocado and cucumber in thin sticks

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Now is the time to core the cucumber and avocado and then cut them into thin sticks. In the meantime, the rice should be ready. Wait 15-20 minutes for the rice to stop hot. Sushi is prepared with hot / cold rice.

Prepare the sushi Step 3 – Spread the rice on the leaves

Do-it-yourself sushi instructions recipe

Now you have to distribute the rice on the nori sheet and carefully press it down with your hand. Cover 3/4 of the nori sheet with rice, leaving only one edge /. Photo on top / uncovered. Scatter susami over the rice. Then sprinkle first surimi and then cucumber and avocado. At the end, carefully place the nori sheet and filling on the bamboo mat and roll up.

Roll the sushi with the bamboo mat and then cut with a sharp knife

Do-it-yourself sushi-wrap-up-bamboo-mat-recipe

Our tip – press firmly when rolling up so that the sushi rolls don’t disintegrate when cut! The sushi rolls are served with wasabi and soy sauce. Attached are two more videos with recipes for sushi. We wish you good appetite!

The end result – sushi rolls for two

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