Lemony Salmon Mixed Sushi

Lemony Salmon Mixed Sushi

Even the cuts of salmon make a luxurious sushi.
I added lemon to the sushi vinegar to for a zesty kick.

Ingredients: 2 rice cooker cups (360 ml)

2 rice cooker cups worth (360 ml)
Cut salmon (sashimi grade)
70 g
Shiso leaves
2 slices
White sesame seeds
1 tablespoon
★Lemon juice
2 1/2 tablespoon
Sushi vinegar
● Vinegar
2 tablespoons
● Sugar
1 1/2 tablespoons
● Salt
Little less than 1/2 teaspoon


1. Make sushi vinegar. Put all ingredients in a bowl and microwave for about 20 seconds without covering to melt the sugar and salt.
2. Add the sushi vinegar to hot, freshly-cooked rice little at a time and mix the rice like you are cutting the rice with a rice ladle. Let cool off.
3. Prepare the other ingredients while cooling down the sushi rice from 2. Finely chop the shiso leaf. Cut the salmon into bite sizes.
4. Add shiso leaves and sesame seeds to the sushi rice from 2 and let it cool off completely. Add the ★ lemon juice and combine.
5. Add the cut salmon from Step 4, then it is done.
6. Top with salmon roe for a lavish presentation.

Story Behind this Recipe

I made a zesty version to my favorite sushi rice by adding lemon juice.