Ingredients

Sushi Rice

  • 1 cup sushi rice or short grain rice
  • 1 ½ cup water
  • 5 tbsp rice vinegar
  • 3 tbsp sugar
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • frying oil
  • 2 cups water

Spicy Tuna

  • 1 lb sushi-grade red tuna
  • ¼ cup mayo
  • 4 tbsp sriracha sauce
  • 3 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tsp sesame oil
  • juice of 1 lemon
  • 2 tbsp sliced green onion
  • sliced jalapeno peppers to taste

Steps

Sushi Rice

  1. Wash rice in cold water until it runs clear.
  2. Add rice and water to pot, cover and bring to a boil over medium-high heat
  3. Boil for 5 minutes, then lower the heat and cook for an additional 10 minutes
  4. Turn off the heat and let the rice stand for an additional 5 minutes with the lid still on.
  5. When rice is done, gently fluff the rice and season with rice vinegar, sugar, and kosher salt.
  6. Let it rest at room temperature
  7. Once cooled, take about 1-2 tablespoons of rice and shape into the nigiri shape with wet hands
  8. Arrange and deep fry the nigiri rice balls
  9. Cook for 3-4 minutes on each side or until golden brown
  10. Place on a lined paper towel plate to drain

Spicy Tuna

  1. Dice tuna into small bite-size pieces.
  2. Place in a bowl and mix in the other ingredients, taste, and adjust seasoning to your liking.
  3. Place on top of the fried nigiri rice and finish with sliced green onion and more jalapeno peppers
  4. Finish wit the sauce of your preference