Sushi-rice Salad

"From Cooking Light (March 2002)."
Sushi-rice Salad created by JustJanS
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  • RICE: Rinse rice thoroughly in a sieve.
  • Drain well.
  • Bring 2 cups water to a boil in a medium saucepan; add rice and salt.
  • Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 20 minutes or until liquid is absorbed.
  • Remove from heat; uncover and cool to room temperature.
  • DRESSING: Combine vinegar and next 6 ingredients (vinegar through wasabi) in a small bowl.
  • Combine cooled rice, dressing, cucumber, onion, and sesame seeds in a large bowl.
  • Sprinkle evenly with nori.

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  1. charlie 5
    Love this. We moved to rural America and it's very difficult to get some of the ingredients I use to get at market. However, I happened to have a stash of some Kimchi flavored seawood laver snacks. These are new to me about a year ago, but I love them. I used them (little square, fried seaweed pieces) to place a spoonful of rice salad on. Yummy! I think the laver brand was Sea Friend in a red package. Look for them at your Oriental or Korean markets. This made a delicious snack/lunch. <br/><br/>I didn't have fresh ginger:( although I'm sure it would have been great. Previous reviews had lots of great suggestions for add-ins. A word of warning, I'm a vinegar lover, and this had a tad too much vinegar for me. However, I didn't want to add sugar. Next time may try a bit less.
  2. Messy44
    This was very good. Used leftover sushi rice, made the dressing as directed. Added some crab, very nice. Will make again. Might add a bit more heat next time. Thanks for a good one!
  3. montevinas
    The great thing about this recipe is that it is flexible. Add stuff you like (chopped red cabbage is a personal favorite), omit stuff you don't. Do watch the vinegar, it does benefit from sugar. Also I don't use any salt because of a restricted diet. Experiment and enjoy!
  4. JustJanS
    Sushi-rice Salad Created by JustJanS
  5. JustJanS
    I made a half serve of this. On reading one of the other reviews and thinking about it, I added a couple of teaspoons of superfine sugar to balance the vinegar-it was good. I used cooked rice I had in the fridge otherwise no more changes to the recipe I would make this aagain if we had leftovers and would definately add the sugar.


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