Easy Shiro-dashi Sushi Vinegar in a Microwave

Easy Shiro-dashi Sushi Vinegar in a Microwave

Use this sushi vinegar for chirashi sushi (scattered sushi) or temari sushi (ball shaped sushi). It's an easy sushi vinegar that you can make in a microwave in no time.

Ingredients: 2 rice cooker cups worth

Rice vinegar
3 tablespoons
2 tablespoons
1 tablespoon
1 teaspoon


1. Put the flavoring ingredients in a heatproof container, and microwave for 2 minutes at 500 W. You don't need to cover with plastic wrap.
2. Mix well until the sugar is dissolved and it's ready! Mix with freshly cooked rice while fanning it with a handheld fan.
3. For the temari sushi, refer to Recipe ID: 1099612.
4. Another recipe using this sushi vinegar is Recipe ID: 1052729.

Story Behind this Recipe

I wanted to simplify my recipe for sushi vinegar easily, so I used shiro-dashi that I always have in my kitchen.