Perfecting Sushi Rice: How To Make The Best Mirin-infused Recipe

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Classic Sushi Rice Recipe with Mirin

Ingredients:

The Best Sushi Rice Recipe
The Best Sushi Rice Recipe

2 cups sushi rice
2 1/2 cups water
1/4 cup rice vinegar
2 tablespoons sugar
2 tablespoons mirin
1 teaspoon salt

Steps:

Rinse the sushi rice under cold water until the water runs clear.
Cook the rice according to package instructions.
In a small saucepan, combine rice vinegar, sugar, mirin, and salt. Heat over low heat until sugar dissolves.
Transfer the cooked rice to a large bowl and gently fold in the vinegar mixture until well combined.
Cover the rice with a damp cloth and let it cool to room temperature before using it for sushi.

Mirin Glazed Salmon Sushi Bowl

Ingredients:

1 cup cooked sushi rice
4 oz salmon fillet
2 tablespoons mirin
1 tablespoon soy sauce
1/2 avocado, sliced
1/4 cucumber, sliced
1 scallion, chopped

Steps:

Cut the salmon into bite-sized pieces and marinate in mirin and soy sauce for 30 minutes.
In a bowl, layer sushi rice, marinated salmon, avocado, cucumber, and scallion.
Drizzle with extra mirin for added flavor.
Enjoy this delicious and easy sushi bowl for a quick and satisfying meal.

Spicy Tuna Roll with Mirin Infused Rice

Ingredients:

2 cups sushi rice
2 1/2 cups water
1/4 cup rice vinegar
2 tablespoons sugar
2 tablespoons mirin
1 teaspoon salt
4 oz sushi-grade tuna, diced
2 tablespoons mayonnaise
1 tablespoon sriracha

Steps:

Prepare sushi rice according to package instructions, adding mirin to the vinegar mixture for extra flavor.
In a bowl, mix tuna, mayonnaise, and sriracha until well combined.
Place a sheet of nori on a bamboo sushi mat, spread rice evenly, and top with spicy tuna mixture.
Roll tightly and slice into individual pieces for a spicy and delicious sushi roll.