Chirashi sushi

Chirashi sushi

Learn how to make chirashi at home. This traditional Japanese dish features an assortment of fresh seafood, vegetables and other toppings on sushi rice.
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  • Serves: 2 persons



  1. Step 1

    Heat the vinegar and sugar in a small pan until the sugar melts.
  2. Step 2

    Wash the sushi rice in water, then drain and repeat a couple of times to rinse off some starch. Put it in a pan with 200ml water. Bring to the boil, then cover and lower the heat. Cook for 12-15 minutes, or until all the water is absorbed, then tip it onto a plate to cool. Sprinkle over the vinegar mixture and leave to cool completely.
  3. Step 3

    To make the tuna, rub it all over with oil and season. Sear for 30 seconds on each side, then dip both sides in sesame seeds and wrap in clingfilm. Put in the fridge to chill.
  4. Step 4

    Cut the prawns down the middle and open them out as you would for sushi.
  5. Step 5

    To serve the salad, put the rice into 2 bowls and slice the tuna into 1 cm slices.Arrange the tuna, eggs, prawns, ginger and mooli on top of the rice.Add the chives and serve with soy and wasabi.