Maki Rolls

Maki Rolls

One of the most popular kinds of sushi, maki rolls are made with seasoned sushi rice, a vegetable or raw fish filling and rolled in seaweed (nori). You'll need a rolling mat to make them. Remember to serve with Kikkoman soy sauce for dipping!

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  • Serves4
  • Preparation Time20 mins

Nutrition per serving

  • Energy143 Kcals


  • 6 x 75 g cooked and seasoned sushi rice
  • 6 nori sheets

For the filling:

  • 6 x 20 g cucumber, cut into strips
  • Wasabi
  • A few roasted sesame seeds

For dipping:

Also: Cling film, bamboo mat


Halve the nori leaves and place on a rolling mat with the smooth side approx. 5 mm away from the bottom edge. Spread the sushi rice evenly on the nori. Leave around 1 cm at the top edge uncovered for rolling. Then make a horizontal groove in the rice for the filling, put a little wasabi paste in it and then add cucumber and sesame seeds.

To form the rolls, lift up the sushi rice with the bottom edge of the mat and roll the mat up to the top edge of the nori sheet. Then roll up the mat completely and press the sushi roll together with both hands on the mat. Lift up the edge of the mat and turn the roll forwards slightly so that the edges of the nori sheet meet. Roll up again exerting slight pressure. Then remove the rolling mat and cut the roll into 6 equal pieces.

Repeat to make the remaining 3 rolls.

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