Mom's Sushi Rice
- ¼ cup white sugar
- ¼ cup rice vinegar
- 1 ¼ teaspoons salt
- 3 cups water
- 1 (4 inch) piece konbu dried kelp (optional)
- 2 ¼ cups Japanese sushi-style rice
1. Place rice into a large, deep bowl. Fill with cold water and rub rice together with hands until the water turns milky white. Pour off the cloudy water, being careful not to pour out the rice. Repeat 3 or 4 times until you can see the rice through 3-inches of water. 2. Drain the rice in a fine...