Wyoming Sushi Roll Tutorial

December 28, 2016

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For a bunch of red necks from Wyoming my family is very fond of sushi. California rolls in particular.

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My brother Jared taught Addie to make these rolls on Easter of 2015.

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And now whenever there is a family get-together or special occasion we like to make some sushi rolls. Christmas 2015

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This year my family is all gathered at a beach house in Oregon. I couldn’t go this time around. (I’m in the middle of moving and building a house, and raising puppies and… well more on that later. But I stayed home.)

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Part of my sister, Beth’s, Christmas present from me was all the tools and most of the ingredients to make sushi. So I promised her I would put together a tutorial for her so that she could visit and make sushi all on her own.

Start with sushi rice. I buy mine on amazon. Make sure to rinse it several times till the water around the rice is clear. (This is the step I forgot a couple times and trust me your sushi will NOT be good unless you remember to rinse your rice!)

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After cooking the rice according to directions, pour it into a large bowl while one person fans it, another stirs it. As the rice is stirred and cooled add the sushi rice dressing a little at a time. (Click on the pictures for morethoroughdirections)

Dressing for sushi rice recipe

2-2/3 cups sushi rice or short-grain rice

2-1/2 cups water

3 tbs. rice vinegar

2 tbs. sugar

1-1/2 tsp salt

from Wikihow

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Cover the sushi mat with plastic. Keep a bowl of water handy to rinse fingers and keep rice from sticking to your knife.

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Pat some rice onto your nori. Then flip nori over.

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Layer crab (imitation if you are making it in Wyoming), avocado and cucumber on your nori.

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Then roll. Keeping firm pressure on your mat.

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Slice and enjoy! Serve with soy sauce, wasabi and siracha. Have fun playing with ingredients. (These photos are from the BrownEyedBaker.com click on the photos for additional instructions.)

I made a surf and turf with home raised beef tenderloin, shrimp, carrots and avocado that I think was about as good as any roll I’ve had.

Jared made one withBBQedwild boar meat he called the piggly wiggly that was darn good too!

Here is a nice video to help.

Thank you for joining me here at the barnyard! Be sure to check out the puppies! And stop back again soon, I am going to be filling you in on all the moving and house plans! So exciting I can’t hardly wait of you to see it.

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Erin Stiver-Henson 2013