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Oshi Sushi

Famous with a little different name "Oshi sushi" is pressed sushi type, in which the fish is pressed onto the sushi rice in a wooden box to give it rectangle shape and then cut into bite able pieces. Oshi sushi is little bit pressed sushi from the  great place of Kansai Region, it's not like that it is pressed with some hammer but the name it drived form the Kansai Reagon makes it to called pressed sushi to create charm in it, is one the favourite and specialty of Osaka. This can be presented in a block-shaped piece formed using a wooden mold, which is called an oshibako. The sushi chef lines the bottom of the oshibako with the toppings of different things depending on your taste, covers them with sushi rice, and then presses the lid of the mold down to create a compact, rectilinear block of one bite size, sometime chef make a big box and then this block is removed from the mold and cut it into bite-sized pieces. Oshi sushi is one of the best sushi which you can eat on sushi bar and sushi restaurants. It is really easy to get all material from sushi shop to make Oshizushi.


    3 cups sushi rice
    10 slices smoked salmon
    1 tsp sake rice wine
    1 tsp lemon juice


First of all you need to sprinkle sake and lemon juice over smoked salmon slices and put separately for about 10 to 15 minutes. Then spread a sheet of plastic wrap at the bottom and sides of a bowl in which you are going to make it. Press sushi rice in the bowl and smooth them in a shape of box. Then slightly place salmon slices on top of the rice for topping. Then cover the sushi with a sheet of plastic wrap and press the sushi to give it shape of rectangle box make sure your plastic sheet is properly cut of same size of bowl. Press it well so it should not flatter while eating nor press much so it became harder to chew. Then cut it into biteable pieces and present it with condiments.

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