Perfect Sushi Rice
Serves 4| Hands-On Time: | Total Time:
- 1 cup sushi rice
- Kosher salt
- In a medium saucepan with a tight-fitting lid, combine rice, 1 1/2 cups water, and 1/2 teaspoon salt and bring to a boil. Stir once, cover, and reduce heat to low. Simmer for 18 minutes. (Do not lift the lid or stir!) Remove from heat and let stand, covered, for 5 minutes; fluff with a fork and serve.
A firm and slightly gelatinous short-grain rice, sushi rice can be served simply steamed or mixed with vinegar and sugar for sushi.