20 NIGIRI SUSHI
is a popular Japanese sushi. Shrimp nigiri is one of the easiest nigiri recipes that you can make at home with shrimp and sushi rice.
– 1/2 portion of Sushi Rice – 1/2 cup water – 1/2 cup Japanese rice vinegar – 1 teaspoon wasabi – Soy sauce – Gari (Japanese pickled ginger)
Make 1/2 a portion of Sushi Rice.
Make the vinegared water by mixing the water and vinegar together. Stir to mix well. Set aside.
Devein the shrimp with a tooth pick. Pick the vein and then pull it out with your thumb and index finger.
Thread each shrimp onto a tooth pick. Make sure the shrimp is straight on the tooth pick. Repeat the same for the rest of the shrimp.
Bring a small pot of water to boil, cook the shrimp for about 1-2 minutes, or until they are cooked through and the shells turn red.
Remove the shrimp with a colander, set aside and let cool.
Remove shells and make an incision on the underside of each shrimp. Open up and spread each shrimp on a flat surface.
Making Nigiri Sushi
Rub the vinegared water on your hands and roll the sushi rice using your right hand into a barrel shape.
Place a shrimp in your left hand and add wasabi.
Place the sushi rice on the shrimp , firmly press using the first two fingers of your right hand. Flip the shrimp sushi over so the shrimp is on top. Transfer it to a serving platter.
Repeat the same until all the shrimp sushi are assembled. Serve immediately with soy sauce, gari (pickled Japanese ginger) and wasabi.
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