My Homemade Sushi Recipe

Well first of all I should confess I dislike seafood. So I had no idea I could eat Sushi or Sashimi. So once I was with Japanese friends in a restaurant, they ordered Sushi, and asked me to try. I said, nooooooooooo, never, ever,, I do not like cooked fish so how can I eat raw fish, but they insisted and I tried but you can imagine my face when I wanted to try sushi. Then magic happened and I was in love with sushi. Oh my God, it was FAN TAS TIC, so delicious, so tasty and not a fishy tasting fish.

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The popular and commonly raw fish used for Sushi are: Tuna, Salmon, Octopus, cuttlefish, prawn, squid. For making Sushi, a very important factor in eating raw fish is freshness, so you need sushi grade fish from a qualified supplier. Then you would need a dark green seaweed wrappers or Nori.

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So if you are a Sushi lover, as I am, here is an easy and tasty sushi recipe. Sushi is a traditional Japanese dish that is low in fat and high in protein. Sushi literally means sour, due to using vinegared rice. Main ingredients for making Sushi is sticky rice. There are varieties of Sushi for vegetarians and non vegetarians.

 

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First of all for making Sushi you should consider a few items such as:

  • Sushi mat or rolling mat
  • Wasabi
  • Soy sauce
  • Nori or Sea weed sheets
  • Sharp knife

Secondly, is about  what you can put in Sushi as ingredients!! Answer is you can use smoked or raw Salmon fish, Tuna, Shrimp, squid, egg, and vegetables such as cucumber, avocado, asparagus,carrots ….

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Ingredients

  • 250g sushi rice, cooked
  • 30ml rice vinegar
  • Nori seaweed sheets
  • Smoked Salmon fish
  • Avocado, sliced
  • cucumber, sliced lengthwise and take out the seeds
  • 3 eggs
  • pinch of sugar
  • Soy sauce
  • Wasabi
  • Sushi mat
  • Cling film

  • Sharp knife

How to make it??!!

Cook sushi rice and let it cool down. As the rice is chilling down, add vinegar. Mix together and set aside. Vinegar adds flavour and taste to sushi.

Crack the eggs, add pinch of sugar and beat them. Heat the oil in a pan and pour in the eggs . Allow to cook and then roll it. Once omelette is done, slice the omelette lengthwise.

Cut Salmon meat into nice thin strips or slices. Cut avocado and cucumber into thin strips too. Now everything is ready for sushi.

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Put cling film onto a sushi mat ( it will make it easier to prepare sushi). One side of Nori sheet is silky and other side is rough. So place smooth side down and rough side facing you.

Wet your hand, grab a ball of rice and gently spread on sea weed sheet. Now, get a strip of salmon fish, avocado and cucumber and omelette and place them on the rice. Roll the mat and slightly squeeze and roll it again.

Other way for making sushi is, to spread the rice on one side of the nori . Then sprinkle sesame seeds on the rice and flip over it and place slices of salmon fish, avocado and cucumber and roll it.

Now dip the knife into the water and take off the ends of the sushi and them slice them all in same size.

Serve sushi with Wasabi, soy sauce, pickled ginger.

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My Homemade Sushi

Ingredients

  • 250 g sushi rice, cooked
  • 30ml rice vinegar
  • Nori seaweed sheets
  • Smoked Salmon fish
  • Avocado, sliced
  • cucumber, sliced lengthwise and take out the seeds
  • 3 eggs
  • pinch of sugar
  • Soy sauce
  • Wasabi
  • Sushi mat
  • Cling film

  • Sharp knife

 

How to make it??!!

Cook sushi rice and let it cool down. As the rice is chilling down, add vinegar. Mix together and set aside. Vinegar adds flavour and taste to sushi.

Crack the eggs, add pinch of sugar and beat them. Heat the oil in a pan and pour in the eggs . Allow to cook and then roll it. Once omelet is done, slice the omelet lengthwise.

Cut Salmon meat into nice thin strips or slices. Cut avocado and cucumber into thin strips too. Now everything is ready for sushi.

Put cling film onto a sushi mat ( it will make it easier to prepare sushi.

One side of Nori sheet is silky and other side is rough. So place smooth side down and rough side facing you.

Wet your hand, grab a ball of rice and gently spread on sea weed sheet. Now, get a strip of salmon fish, avocado and cucumber and omelet and place them on the rice. Roll the mat and slightly squeeze and roll it again.

Other way for making sushi is, to spread the rice on one side of the nori . Then sprinkle sesame seeds on the rice and flip over it and place slices of salmon fish, avocado and cucumber and roll it.

Now dip the knife into the water and take off the ends of the sushi and them slice them all in same size.

Serve sushi with Wasabi, soy sauce, pickled ginger.

Japanese Salmon rice with fresh vegetables

You can serve this meal as a main course or side dish.

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Ingredients

  • 200 g salmon fish, finely cut into small pieces
  • 200 g rice
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 carrot, grated
  • 3 tbsp green peas
  • 2 spring onions, finely chopped
  • Salt and oil

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Method
Place rice in a rice cooker, add oil, water, soy sauce and cook it. While rice is cooking, Crack the eggs in a bowl, whisk, add pinch of salt and cook.

Then, fry grated carrot, and add chopped green onions and green peas, let to cook until softened carrot and onions softened. Heat the oil in a pan and fry chopped fish.

Add all cooked ingredients to fried fish and mix all together. At the end, everything goes in a bowl with cooked rice and combine together and serve it. Garnish with green onions.

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Tuna Fish Patties

This recipe is combination of tuna fish with potato, fresh tarragon and seasoned with aromatic spices. Freshly chopped tarragon gives very nice flavor to the fish cakes.

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Tuna fish patties

Ingredients

140 g canned tuna fish

1 cooked potato

Small bunch of fresh tarragon

1 ½ tbsp corn flour

50 g cooked green peas

1 egg

½ tsp cumin powder

½ tsp coriander powder

½ tsp ginger powder

¼ tsp turmeric powder

Salt and chili flakes to taste

Bread crumbs

Olive oil

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Method

Drain the liquid from tuna can. Mash cooked potato. In a bowl, mix together all of the spices, chopped tarragon, green peas, egg yolk, corn flour, tuna fish and mashed potato.

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Divide the mixture into small parts and form into a ball and then flatten into a patty. In a small ball, whisk white egg. First dip each patty into the white egg and then cover with bread crumbs.

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Heat the olive oil in a pan, gently place patties in the pan and cook each side for 3-4 minutes until nicely brown.

Serve fish patties with sweet chilli sauce or tartar sauce.

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Salmon fish with rice or vegetables

A humble but super delicious recipe for fired salmon fish with turmeric- ginger rice and vegetables , is  super easy to prepare.

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Ingredients for fish

1 slice of salmon fish

100 g fresh spinach

1 medium onion

4-5 baby potatoes

1/2 lemon or lime

1 Tsp soy sauce

Salt- pepper to taste

Butter

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Ingredients for rice

120 g rice

1 Tsp grated fresh ginger

1 Tsp turmeric

Salt to taste

Oil

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Preparation

Wash spinach leaves. Heat the oil in the pan and sauté spinach leaves for2 minutes . Remove from the heat. Allow to get cool. Then chop it.

Peel onions off, cut lengthwise and fry them. Then add sauteed spinach, salt and pepper powder to the onion. Fry them for 5 minutes and set aside.

Melt the butter in a saucepan. And fry each side of fish for 4 minutes.

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For making rice: Bring to boil salted water and add potatoes let to cook very well.

Bring to boil the water, add butter or oil, 1 Tsp turmeric and 1Tsp grated ginger , season with salt . Allow to cook.

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For making sauce: mix soy sauce with lemon or lime juice, combine together.( combination of salty soy sauce with sour lemon juice is wonderful).

You can serve this dish with fried spinach and potatoes or with rice, both are equally tasty.

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ماهی آزاد با کته یا با سبزیجات 

یک دستور ساده برای تهیه ی ماهی آزاد و سرو به دو روش : یا با کته یا با سبزیجات .

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مواد لازم برای تهیه ی ماهی آزاد:

فیله ی ماهی آزاد یک عدد

صد گرم اسفناج

یک عدد پیاز متوسط

چهار پنج عدد سیب زمینی کوجک

نصف  لیمو ترش

یک ق چ سویا سس

نمک و فلفل قرمز به میزان لازم

مقداری کره

مواد لازم برای کته ی زنجبیلی:

صدو بیست گرم برنج

یک ق چ زنجبیل تازه ی رنده شده

یک ق چ زردچوبه

روغن به میزان لازم

نمک به اندازه کافی

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طرز تهیه ماهی:

اسفناج ها رو شسته و برای 2-1 دقیقه با 4-3 قاشق غذاخوری آبپز کنید به کناری گذاشته تا کمی خنک شود.پیاز را پوست کنده و خلالی خرد کنید و با کمی روغن تفت دهید. سپس اسفناج ها را ساطوری کرده و به پیاز در حال تفت اضافه کنید و نمک و فلفل را هم همینطور3-2 دقیقه روی حرارت ملایم مواد را پخته و به کناری بگذارید.

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در ماهی تابه  کره را آب کنید . وقتی داغ شد فیله ی ماهی را اضافه کنید . 4 دقیقه برای پخت یک روی آن کافی هست.وقتی رنگ ماهی به طلایی تغییر کرد. برگردانید و روی دیگر ماهی را برای 4 دقیقه سرخ کنید. سیب زمینی ها را نیز آبپز کرده و به کناری بگذارید. کته را به روش معمولی تهیه کنید به اضافه اینکه 1 قاشق چایخوری زردچوبه همراه با 1 قاشق چایخوری زنجبیل تازه ی رنده شده به کته ی در حال پخت اضافه نمایید. سس سویا را با کمی آبلیمو مخلوط کنید ( چون هنگام سرخ کردن ماهی هیچ

نمکی به آن اضافه نشده استسس سویا حاوی نمک لازم خواهد بود و همراه با آبلیمو مزه ی ترش و شور خواهید داشت).این .خوراک ماهی را می توانید با کته ی زنجبیلی میل کنید و یا همراه با سبزیجات آماده شده.

 

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