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Video:How to Make Brown Rice for Sushi

with Massimo Di Giovanna

Want to learn how to make brown rice for sushi? Here, see tips and tricks for making it at home.See Transcript

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Transcript:How to Make Brown Rice for Sushi

Hi, I’m Massimo Di Giovanna for About.com. Today we are going to learn how to make brown rice for sushi. Make sure to have all your ingredients available before you start.

Ingredients for Brown Rice for Sushi

Your ingredients are:

  • 3 cups of short grain Brown rice
  • 3 ¼ cups of water
  • 1/3 cup of rice vinegar
  • three tablespoons of sugar
  • and one teaspoon of salt

Instructions for Making Brown Rice for Sushi

Wash and soak your rice before setting it to cook. Once you’ve done that, fill your pot, of boiling water, halfway and pour the rice in. Now that your rice is cooking, let’s prepare the vinegar. Take a sauce pan, and mix your 1/3 cup of rice vinegar, your 3 and ¼ cups of water, your three tablespoons of sugar, and your teaspoon of salt. Put the pan on low heat, and cook until sugar dissolves. Then, cool your vinegar mixture.

Additional Instructions for Making Brown Rice for Sushi

Now that your rice is done, spread the rice on a plate or bowl of your choice; Drizzle your vinegar mixture over the rice and quickly mix using a rice spatula. Be careful not to crush the rice as you do so.If you want to give your sushi rice a shiny look, simply use a fan as you’re mixing your rice.Once you’re done, sit back and enjoy your creation.

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