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3 sushi roll recipes to make at home

Sara Manaure
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Sushi is one of the most popular oriental dishes internationally. As its consumption usually has a high cost outside the home, I bring you some sushi roll recipes to make at home.

Consider that all the ingredients must be fresh, so you must cut them at the time of preparation. This will give a much greater taste to your preparation.

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Presentations of the Rico Sushi.

It is inevitable then to ask yourself what kind of sushi rolls to prepare ? Well, in the world of sushi there are:

  • The makis, which are rolls where the nori seaweed or any other food covers the rice

  • The uramakis, which are wrapped in rice stuffed with nori seaweed and other ingredients.

  • The black ones are those rice rolls in which only the hand is used to shape it.

  • The futomakis, these have a layer of zucchini or some other covering, then the layer of rice goes, and inside the nori seaweed wrapping the ingredients.

Among many others, for any type of sushi this rice recipe is ideal. Cheer up! And get to work.

Before starting any recipe, consider that in these cases the preparation time is not more than 30 minutes. 15 assembling and between 10 and 15 minutes cooking.

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Quite easy and very nice.

Cucumber, salmon and avocado sushi

This is a fairly easy recipe to develop, its ingredients are at your fingertips. It is the traditional sushi roll with the content inside the seaweed.


  • 100 grams of rice for sushi

  • Nori seaweed

  • 50 grams of salmon

  • Salt

  • 1 avocado

  • Vinegar

  • 1 cucumber

  • Sugar

How to prepare cucumber, salmon and avocado sushi?

To start you must make the rice. This must be a special rice for Sushi so that it takes the right consistency.

When ready, spread the rice 6 fans it to cool. Then season with vinegar, sugar, and salt.

Once you have prepared the rice, chop the avocado into julienne strips like the cucumber. Now, chop the salmon into strips.

With all the ingredients ready, it's time to assemble the sushi rolls. To do this, spread the nori seaweed sheet and chop it in half.

Now, place one part on a mat previously lined with transparent paper. Then, place a good layer of rice spreading over the entire surface.

Next, arrange the avocado, cucumber, and fish lengthwise. With all the ingredients placed, help yourself with the mat to give the preparation a cylindrical or roll shape.

Press to make the shape compact through the mat. Then remove the mat and slice into slices to serve.

Approximately 8 portions of each roll should come out of this preparation.

Cucumber and Tuna Uramakis

Another of these roll's recipe is the cucumber and tuna uramakis. In general, the rolls are assembled with the nori core sheet on the outside, this time the rice will cover the algae.

In this recipe we will show you how to make this special version of sushi. Take note and work.


  • 1 nori seaweed

  • Fresh tuna

  • 150 milliliters Vinegar

  • 1 cucumber

  • 150 grams of Sugar

  • 50 grams of Salt

  • Wakame seaweed

How to prepare some cucumber and tuna sushis?

The first thing is to prepare the glutinous rice. When ready, season with salt, vinegar and sugar.

Now, for the tuna you must also cut long strips or several small ones. The cucumber should be peeled and chopped into strips.

Then, it is time to chop the seaweed into two parts and place them on the mat. Add the rice with pressure so that it adheres to the surface.

Now, turn over leaving the rice in contact with the mat. Add the tuna and the cucumber. Then, make the roll with the help of the mat and do not stop pressing until you make a compact roll.

Then, with the help of a wet knife, cut each slice. Don't forget to serve with some caramelized onion and wakame salad.

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The Sushi Rolls and their companions.

Melon sushi with ham

This is one of those totally revolutionary combinations, but that will give an excellent flavor to this traditional dish. Above all, for that person who does not like the taste of nori seaweed.


  • 1 slice of melon

  • Iberian Ham

  • Prepared sushi rice

How to prepare melon sushi with ham?

When you have the rice ready, it is time to cover the mat with the transparent paper. Then, place a layer of ham on the mat.

The ham pieces should overlap a bit. Place the seasoned rice on the ham, leaving a few millimeters of the available edge.

Peel and add the melon in the middle in the shape of three sticks. Shape into a roll with the help of the mat.

And that's it! Cut to serve in similar portions and take advantage of eating with your friends because surely there will be none left.

Accompanying your sushi

  • Optionally you can add wasabi to the filling.

  • Finally, you can accompany it with the traditional seasoned soy sauce.

  • You can even accompany it with more wasabi or a rich salty.

These three recipes are very simple to prepare, just remember to get the rice to take the right texture.

Doing the necessary and not excessive pressure is the key so that the rolls stay formed.

These recipes take the necessary portions for two people, although if you are a sushi lover perhaps both portions are for you.