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Without doubt the best, most detailed Sushi Rice technique I've ever heard of. Perfect results every time and the flavour is something else entirely!

Outstanding effort. Thanks so much for sharing!

Cameron.
Edinburgh, Scotland, UK.

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color_me_cam June 14, 2012

Made sushi for the first time,thank you for giving such detailed directions.I followed the recipe exactly and the rice was wonderful!

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melrenee72 June 04, 2012

I always make bad rice, so I was stressed about making sushi rice, but with this recipe I made "perfect sushi rice!" Thank you BirdyBaker sharing your father's recipe.

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Zuzu_Petals December 27, 2012

Perfect. I substituted dry sherry for the mirin.

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muncheechee June 15, 2011

Another vote for PERFECT rice. I was out of mirin so I substitued 1 tbls sherry and 1 tbls water and it was still delicious.

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AQueen February 19, 2011

Unfortunately a 1:1 ratio for rice and water was not enough. I used two cups of rice with two cups of water as the recipe instructs, but the rice was crunchy and did not turn out well. I had to throw it out and start again, using 3 cups of water. I was really frustrated, but after making this adjustment, the recipe turned out fabulous.

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Betsy A. August 15, 2015

Perfect sushi rice. Seems like not enough water for cooking, but it absorbs the vinegar mixture and is perfect.

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sheepdoc August 07, 2015

This recipe worked really well for me! I cooked the sushi rice in my ricw cooker. After it cooled a bit I put the rice in a glass 9x13. I drizzled the vinegar mixture over it and tossed very gently. I then let that sit at room temp for a while (at least a couple hours). If you taste the rice right after you mix it with the dressing it will be a little wet and very strong. Wait until it sits and its perfect! I made awesome veggie rolls with this and the kids loved it! It also saved me $$$ by not having to to go out to sushi! ?

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JD's K9 Queen July 22, 2015

Thank you for sharing this, it is great...!!!

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Teresa G. June 18, 2015

This is my go to recipe when making Spam Musubi. I learned to make musubi with seasoned rice, but lost the recipe. This is a terrific substitute for my original recipe.

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Chef KristyBucket July 24, 2014
Minado's Perfect Sushi Rice