Taste of Japan and Sake Live vol.35

Products used in "Taste of Japan and Sake vol.35"

Temaki Sushi

Temaki sushi is hand rolled, a very popular party sushi in Japan. Cut toppings into strips, serve on a large plate for a table for everyone to stretch their arms and pick, they will make their own temaki sushi and eat as they go along. It is a bit like sandwich, you can mix any toppings to create your own delicious sushi.

Serves 2


680g Sushi rice, cooked and seasoned*
100g Sushi grade salmon
60g Small tinned tuna
1/2 Avocado
80g Cucumber
8 Cooked king prawns

White crab meat

10g/15ml Kewpie Mayonnaise
10 Nori seaweed, each cut in half to make 20 half nori seaweed
¼ tsp Shichimi red chilli pepper

Soy sauce
Add handful of salad cress, green salad, and coriander to a plate of topping



  • *Sushi Rice - Cook 300g sushi rice according to the recipe on this video https://youtu.be/zpH7W1tDevQ In a large bowl, season sushi rice with 80ml sushi seasoning. It makes about 680g of seasoned sushi rice.
  • Cut each nori seaweed in half



  • Spicy Tuna Mayo – Mix tuna chunks, kewpie mayonnaise and shichimi red chili pepper
  • Salmon/Cucumber/Avocado – Cut into 7-8cm strips


How to lay the table

  • Place a large plate of toppings in the centre, along with a stack of nori seaweeds. Take care not to wet the nori seaweed as it can get soggy easily.
  • Prepare (1) bowl of sushi rice with a small spoon (2) small dish with soy sauce (3) starter plate with wasabi on the side for each person.


How to roll temaki sushi

  • Place 25-30g sushi rice diagonally across on the left half of the nori seaweed, add your choice of fillings and wasabi on top. If you are left handed, reverse the side.
  • Fold the bottom left corner of the nori seaweed over and begin rolling into a cone shape. Dip the end to soy sauce and eat straightaway. Repeat the process to make more sushi rolls.