Submitted by: Residential Services Division
Orgainization: Hawaiian Electric Company
1 1/2 cups rice
1 1/2 cups water
1/3 cup rice vinegar
1/3 cup sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt
Dash monosodium glutamate
4 sheets sushi nori
1 whole takuwan
Wash and drain rice; add water. Cook rice in rice cooker. While rice
is cooking, combine vinegar, sugar, salt and monosodium gluamate in a
saucepan. Bring to a boil; let stand until cool. Reserve 1 1/2
tablespoons; pour remainder over rice, mixing lightly. Cut sheets of
nori into halves. Cut takuwan into eight 8 X 1/8 X 1/8 inch strips.
Place a sheet of nori on bamboo mat; moisten nori with some of the
reserved vinegar mixture. Spread with 1/2 cup of the rice, leaving
one inch uncovered at farthest end. One inch from nearest edge, place
a strip of takuwan. Roll like a jelly role, lifting mat when it
touches rice. Continue rolling until nori completely surrounds roll.
Squeeze gently to press ends within mat. Repeat until all sushi are
rolled. Cut each roll crosswise into halves, then cut each piece
diagonally into halves. Makes 32 sushi.
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