Wednesday, March 7, 2012

Cooking Sushi with Kids

Making sushi was fun, tasty, entertaining and difficult. We are definitely going to have to try this again!

After watching a Youtube video about how to make bubble game, a video about how to make sushi popped up. My son loves sushi so he clicked on it. Then he decided to look for recipes. He found this one and asked to make sushi this week. I was thrilled because it's actually something I have wanted to do for a long time but just haven't gotten to.

First the kids cooked sticky rice.

While the rice was cooking they cut avocados, cucumbers and yellow peppers to stuff into the rolls.

Rice vinegar, sugar and salt were mixed together to add to the rice. (Next time we will use less sugar as we thought it tasted a little too sweet.)

Then the real fun began with trying to roll them up.

Even though some turned out better than others they all tasted good. I'm sure we will get better on round two.


  1. this looks like fun we love Japanese food (so long as it isn't raw:)) I bet my kids would love this Thanks for sharing

  2. We should do this just to get the kids over the 'hump' of thinking they hate sushi when they have never had it ;-)

  3. It is great that your kids are adventurous in their cooking! They did such a great job, and I bet it was really tasty :-)

    Thanks for sharing on Happy lil ❤'s are baking and for using my button x

  4. Sushi!!!! A family favorite fur us! Thanks so much for sharing this with us at Kids in the Kitchen link up. We actually made sushi for the first time last November- my husband surprised me and we all made it. It was pretty good... very fun to make with the kids too! Have a great week and we can't wait to see what you have cooking in the kitchen next week! Love the pictures with your kids:) Blessings!

  5. Oh fun!! My kids would really enjoy this... I've never made sushi- it seems so ambitious, but seeing your post makes it seem easy :) I love all of the "Food Adventures" you have with your kids- it's an inspiration!!

  6. I think they are great! I want to do this as a family!!! What a fun recipe- thanks so much for sharing with us on Kids in the Kitchen! Hope to see you next week - I appreciate you sharing the button too :)

  7. I have had sushi once in my life. It's great that the children like it. It seems they were having a lot of fun.

  8. Making sushi with my parents is one of my best memories. I love sushi in all shapes and forms!


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