Making Sushi at Home is Easier Than You Think

Homemade sushi
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Sushi is a popular favorite food, but far too few people attempt to make it at home, because most assume it will be too complicated. But making homemade sushi is actually quite achievable. In fact, you’ll probably be a pro by the end of your first session. The one key, though? Having the right materials. Here’s what you’ll need.

Seaweed for Sushi

The seaweed sheets you need for sushi will be thicker and sturdier than the ones for snacking. Make sure to read the package before you buy.

Sushi Rice

Yep, the rice—one of the main components of sushi—you buy will have to be special sushi rice. Don’t worry, it’s pretty easy to find.

Raw Grade Fish

If you’re using fish in your sushi, make sure it’s rated for eating raw. We don’t want any food poisoning here!

Bamboo Mat

This is the one specialized kitchen item you really need for making sushi. But don’t worry, it doesn’t take up much drawer space, and you can get them pretty cheap.

Soy Sauce, Pickled Ginger, and Wasabi

Sure, these aren’t a must, but to complete the sushi experience, you’ll definitely want to have these garnishes available.