Japanese - Temaki Sushi (Hand Roll)

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This recipe has been posted for play in Culinary Quest - Japan. Recipe found at website: japanfoodstyle.com

Temaki sushi (Temaki-Zushi) is hand rolled sushi, rolled corn-shape of nori (seaweed) wrapped rice with fillings of your choice. It's delicious, easy and fun to make.


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2 - 3
1 Hr
No-Cook or Other


  • 2
    cups cooked sushi rice
  • 10
    10 sheets of nori

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    fresh sashimi (raw fish) of your choice (salmon, tuna, shrimps, scallop, yellowtail, salmon roe...)
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    tamago yaki (japanese omelette)
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    vegetables of your choice
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    ( shiso leaves, cucumber, sprouts, radish, avocado, mango....)
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    meats or another of your choice (optional)
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    ( teriyaki chicken, beef steak, cheese...)

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    soya sauce
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    sesame seeds (optional)
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    umeboshi (optional)

How to Make Japanese - Temaki Sushi (Hand Roll)


  1. Make the sushi rice.
  2. Slice the all sashimi tight and thin.
  3. Cut the nori in quarter.
  4. Place the sushi rice and fillings on the plate. That's all for preparation.
  5. Eating steps....
  6. Place the nori on the palm of your hand (shiny side down). Put a super thin layer of sushi rice and shiso leaves or other vegetable.
  7. Dip the piece of sashimi or whatever you chose into the soy sauce and wasabi, and lay it on top of the vegetables.
  8. Put other sauce, toppings, and fillings like vegetables, sesame seed, and salmon roe, etc. on top of the sashimi
  9. Roll it up into a cone shape.
  10. Note: Chose super fresh sashimi (fish) ! If the sashimi isn't fresh, you will taste it.

    • If you can't roll it perfectly, that's okay, just have fun!

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About Japanese - Temaki Sushi (Hand Roll)

Course/Dish: Other Appetizers
Main Ingredient: Rice/Grains
Regional Style: Japanese
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtag: #Sushi Roll

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