Maki Uramaki sushi recipes

Maki and Uramaki Sushi Rolls Recipe

Here is a step by step video guide to Maki & Uramaki sushi recipes for beginners. #yourguardianchef #sushi #japanesefood #salmon
Course Main Course
Cuisine Japanese
Keyword how to make sushi, Sushi, Sushi ingredients
Prep Time 1 hour
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 4 hours 20 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 880kcal


For the rice

  • 3 cup Sushi Rice 500
  • 1 cup Sushi Rice Vinegar Seasoning
  • 5 tbsp sugar
  • 1 tsp salt


  • 10 1/2 oz fresh salmon stored at -20 C for at least 7 days
  • 1 avocado
  • 1 scallion
  • Wasabi paste
  • 10 sheets Nori Seaweed
  • 1/2 cup sesame seeds as needed

To serve them with

  • Soy Sauce
  • Sushi Ginger


  • Wash your sushi rice 2 to 3 times in fresh water
    Wash the rice
  • Put the rice in a pan, add water (about 2 cm above the rice) and cover. There should be enough water to steam boil, but not too much. If too little, the water evaporates completely, and the rice will burn.
    Rice covered with water
  • Boil for 5 minutes, Simmer for 12 minutes, Let it rest covered for 10 minutes Do not open the pan while cooking as the steam will evaporate.
    steam boil the rice
  • In a small pan heat up the rice vinagre to dissolve the sugar and the salt
  • Add the syrup to the rice. Mix and let it cool down completely. 
    Add the seasoning to the rice
  • Best if rested for 1/2 day in the fridge
    spread the rice


  • Cut the salmon in small slices with a sharp knife
  • Cut the avocado in slices 
    cut the avocado
  • and the scallion in strings
    trim the spring onion


  • Position your sushi mat and take your first sheet of Nori
    Algae on the mat
  • Shining part down and cut traces perpendicular to the mat sticks
  • To spread the rice over the Nori keep your hands wet so the rice doesn't stick to your fingers
    Layer of rice
  • To make a thin layer of rice, lay a cling film over the rice and
    Cover the rice with film
  • roll it flat with a rolling pin
    Flat with a roller


  • With your finger, spread some wasabi along the edge of the rice
    Spread wasabi
  • Lay over the wasabi line the salmon, the avocado and the scallion strings
    Add the salmon


  • Starting from the side with the filling
    roll the sushi
  • keeping it tight with the mat
  • Lift the mat
  • Slice with a VERY sharp knife
    Sushi roll
  • Maki Sushi Rolls

MAKING: Uramaki Sushi

  • Next Nori sheet
  • This time turn it up-side down
  • Lay your filling over the Nori
  • and roll
  • remove the cling film
  • Spread the sesames seeds over a tray
  • and roll
  • repeat - slice
  • Uramaki Sushi
  • Enjoy a homemade Sushi with plenty of salmon



Calories: 880kcal | Carbohydrates: 137g | Protein: 28g | Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 40mg | Sodium: 645mg | Potassium: 802mg | Fiber: 9g | Sugar: 15g | Vitamin A: 2.7% | Vitamin C: 6.8% | Calcium: 22.7% | Iron: 33.3%