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Recipe: Sushi salmon rolls

It's surprisingly easy to make professional-looking sushi at home. You will, however, need a sushi mat and a few ingredients that you might not find in your local supermarket. Asian supermarkets are generally your best bet for getting what you need for homemade sushi.

Sushi salmon rolls - serves 5

Ingredients for sushi salmon rolls

  • 1 packet nori squares
  • 400g short-grain sushi rice, cooked and cooled
  • wasabi paste
  • 450g high quality, very fresh salmon fillet
  • 1 cucumber, thinly sliced into strips
  • 1 bunch spring onions, finely chopped
  • soy sauce

Instructions for making sushi salmon rolls

  1. Place each square of nori flat onto a sushi rolling mat
  2. Place a layer of sushi rice onto the seaweed wrap and gently press flat
  3. Place a dab of wasabi paste along the rice
  4. Place a thin slice of salmon onto the rice
  5. Spread the strips of cucumber onto the salmon and add a sprinkling of spring onion
  6. Carefully roll the sushi up into a sausage shape and slice, trimming the ends
  7. Serve with bowls of soy sauce and extra wasabi

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