Easy Sushi – How to Make California Rolls

The California Roll is a simple type of Japanese sushi that uses seaweed sheets (nori), sushi rice, crab meat and avocado. The roll is made with the rice on the outside, which can be challenging to do. Once you learn how to make a California roll, you can change the ingredients and try other techniques to make many different kinds of Japanese sushi rolls.

In this video, we show you how to make a California Roll.

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  • Medium grain / sushi rice
  • Imitation crab meat
  • Avocado
  • Cucumber
  • Sushi seasoning — To make your own, simmer these together:
    • 2-parts vinegar
    • 1-part sugar
    • 0.5-part salt

Once you have your ingredients, follow along in our video for the sushi rolling method.

If you want to learn how to make Korean sushi rolls (kimbab), visit our post on Making Kimbab Rolls.

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3 thoughts on “Easy Sushi – How to Make California Rolls

  1. Jenie

    I love sushi rolls and I tried your recipe and came out beautifully!
    When you get a chance, plz do other ones. I really like easy recipes I can follow :p

    1. Paul Post author

      Thank you for the review.

      We try to make the recipes simple so anyone can make it at home.

      You can use pretty much what you already have in the kitchen at home for this one. 🙂

  2. Claudia

    Thank you so much for sharing this recipe. My husband, 2 teenager sons and I took a Sushi Making class with you guys and we all loved it!!

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