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Sushi Rice

Sushi Rice

The rice sticks together better when it's not chilled, so don't make it too far in advance of serving.

This recipe goes with Tuna Nigiri, Shrimp Maki, Vegetable Temaki, Bagel Roll

Cooking Light JUNE 2002

  • Yield: 10 cups (serving size: 1/2 cup)


  • 4 cups uncooked short-grain rice
  • 4 cups water
  • 1/2 cup seasoned rice vinegar


Bring rice and water to a boil in a medium saucepan. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 15 minutes. Remove from heat; let stand, covered, 15 minutes.

Place rice in a large bowl, and gently stir in rice vinegar with a spoon until combined. Cover rice mixture, and let rest 30 minutes.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 137
  • Calories from fat: 1%
  • Fat: 0.2g
  • Saturated fat: 0.0g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 0.1g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.1g
  • Protein: 2.4g
  • Carbohydrate: 30.5g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg
  • Iron: 1.5mg
  • Sodium: 158mg
  • Calcium: 1mg

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