Waynimoto's California Sushi Rolls

READY IN: 1hr 40mins
YIELD: 40 rolls




  • Rinse rice well at least a half dozen times.
  • I use a rice cooker for cooking the sushi rice. Add rice to rice cooker and fill the rice cooker to the 2 cup mark with cold water, and cook until done. If you do not have a rice cooker, cook as per directions on rice bag.
  • Meanwhile, Mix rice wine vinegar, sugar and salt, together in bowl and microwave until sugar and salt are dissolved.
  • When rice is cooked, place in Oke or large glass bowl. Mix lightly with rice wine vinegar mixture.
  • Fan rice until completely cooled, I put mine under a ceiling fan to cool.
  • Wrap bamboo rolling mat with plastic wrap.
  • Sprinkle sesame seeds and poppy seeds over plastic wrap.
  • Spread rice over plastic wrap, place nori sheet on top of rice.
  • Lay smoked salmon on top of nori, add shrimp, avocado, cucumber, carrots and proceed with rolling.
  • Slice the rolls into ½ inch pieces.
  • Serve with soy sauce, ginger and wasabi.