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Ingredients

  • 1 cup medium-grain white rice (such as Calrose)
  • 1 1/4 cups cold water
  • 1 2-inch-square piece dried kelp (konbu),* wiped lightly with dry cloth
  • 2 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

Method

  • Place rice in strainer.
  • Rinse under cold water until water runs clear.
  • Drain well.
  • Transfer rice to heavy medium saucepan.
  • Add 1 1/4 cups fresh cold water and kelp to pan.
  • Cover and let soak 30 minutes.
  • Uncover, discard kelp and bring mixture to boil.
  • Reduce heat to low.
  • Cover and cook until water is absorbed and rice is just tender, about 15 minutes.
  • Remove from heat.
  • Let stand covered 15 minutes.
  • Transfer rice to large glass bowl.
  • Combine vinegar, sugar and salt in small saucepan.
  • Stir over low heat until sugar dissolves.
  • Drizzle mixture over rice.
  • Gently toss rice with vinegar mixture to coat.
  • Cover rice with clean damp towel and cool completely at room temperature (do not refrigerate).