Sushi Rice LOTUS RICE 1Kg


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Sushi rice, also known as shari or sumeshi, is a special type of short-grain rice that is seasoned with a mixture of rice vinegar, sugar, and salt. It is a fundamental component of sushi, the popular Japanese dish that typically consists of vinegared rice combined with various ingredients like seafood, vegetables, and occasionally tropical fruits.

The unique preparation of sushi rice plays a crucial role in the overall taste and texture of sushi. The rice grains are sticky, allowing them to hold together and easily form the base for various sushi presentations, such as nigiri, maki, and sashimi. The seasoning not only enhances the flavor of the rice but also provides a subtle balance of sweetness and acidity that complements the other components of the sushi.

Key characteristics of Lotus sushi rice:

  1. Sticky Texture: Sushi rice is renowned for its distinct sticky texture, which is achieved through the use of short-grain varieties like Koshihikari, Akitakomachi, and Sasanishiki. This stickiness allows the rice to form firm, cohesive structures, essential for sushi creations.

  2. Slightly Sweet Flavor: Sushi rice is typically seasoned with a mixture of rice vinegar, sugar, and salt, imparting a subtle sweetness that complements the savory flavors of sushi toppings. This sweetness also helps to balance the rice’s natural starchiness.

  3. Translucent Appearance: When cooked properly, sushi rice takes on a translucent, pearly white appearance. This visual appeal adds to the aesthetic appeal of sushi dishes.

  4. Short and Round Grains: Sushi rice grains are typically short and plump, with a slightly tapered shape. This grain size contributes to the rice’s stickiness and overall texture.

  5. Neutral Smell: Sushi rice has a neutral aroma, allowing the subtle sweetness and delicate flavors of the rice vinegar seasoning to take center stage.

Comparing Sushi Rice and White Rice:

Feature Sushi Rice White Rice
Grain Size Short-grain Long-grain, medium-grain
Texture Sticky Slightly fluffy
Flavor Slightly sweet, with mild vinegar seasoning Neutral
Use Sushi, onigiri, donburi General cooking, stir-fries, salads
About Lotus Rice brand:

In the enchanting realm of the Nine Dragons, where tropical climates, fertile flood plains, and nourishing waters converge, Lotus Rice Sushi Rice emerges as the epitome of perfection. Rooted in a time-honored farming tradition spanning millennia, the Vietnamese people, masters of their craft, cultivate the finest rice grains.

This journey continues through state-of-the-art milling and processing machinery, ensuring that Lotus Rice retains its impeccable quality and essential nutrients. With a fervent passion for perfection, we bring forth the sweetness of the Mekong Delta, the softness of fertile soil, the natural aroma of the tropical climate, and the purity of our seeds to serve the world.

Lotus Rice has transcended borders, becoming an esteemed international food brand available in over 55 countries, including the USA, Europe, Australia, Canada, Africa, and beyond. A warm bowl of Lotus Rice Sushi Rice not only delivers a tasty meal but also contributes to the joy of a happy family. For us, happiness is the ultimate value of life, and we take pride in sowing the seeds of love for thousands of families worldwide. Elevate your sushi experience with Lotus Rice – where every grain tells a story of tradition, quality, and global connection.

Weight 1000 g

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