Children's Best Maki

by Pia Haugseth
90 min
Children's Best Maki


  • 125 g sushi rice
  • 2 dl water
  • 1 tbsp rice vinegar
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 1/4 x cucumber
  • 1/2 x spring onion
  • 100 g salmon of sashimi quality
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 2 x nori
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce


  1. These makies are mild in taste and are perfect for children or beginners in the world of sushi !;)
  2. Ad sushi rice in a saucepan. Rinse the rice so that the water is transparent. Cover the rice with cold water and let it stand for 20 minutes.
  3. Rinse the rice one more time and add water. Bring to the boil and lower the heat. Let the rice simmer under the lid for 10 minutes until the water is absorbed. Transfer the rice to a bowl to cool off.
  4. Mix rice vinegar and sugar. Ad to the rice and stir well.
  5. Cut cucumber and spring onion into strips.
  6. Cut the salmon into strips and cover with lemon juice.
  7. Heat a frying pan, add a little oil and fry the salmon quickly on both sides. It is best if it is not completely cooked through.
  8. Use a sushi roll mat. Cover it with plastic wrap and place it on a cutting board. Present the ingredients so you have everything ready.
  9. Place the nori paper on the rolling mat. Use a spoon covered in cold water to spread the sushi rice over the nori paper. Add the other ingredients and roll the maki. Let it rest a bit before cutting it into 8 pieces. Repeat until the ingredients are used up. Serve with soy sauce.