Brown Rice Inari Sushi

by Hoohla
Brown Rice Inari Sushi

This recipe is sushi with brown rice. Brown rice is considered more healthy. It has a slightly different taste. Try brown rice for your favorite dishes.

Brown Rice Inari Sushi

Brown Rice Inari Sushi

Sushi is practically a national pastime in Japan. Delicate fish served in the raw coupled with a slightly sweet vinegared rice. This dish usually makes with white rice, although sometimes have made and served brown rice sushi.
Prep Time 55 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 1 hr 10 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Japanese
Servings 6 servings
Calories 454 kcal


  • 3 cups brown rice
  • cups water
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 3 tbsp mirin
  • 1 tbsp sea salt
  • 1/3 cup rice vinegar
  • 12 aburaage (fried tofu pouches) they should be about 2 x 3-inches – if large, cut in half
  • 1 cup Kombu Dashi
  • 3 tbsp soy sauce


  • Cook the rice in the water according to the basic instructions. 
  • Make sushi vinegar with the 1 tablespoon mirin, the sea salt, and vinegar, and adding it to the rice.
  • To make the seasoned aburaage (fried tofu pouches) place the age pouches along with the konbu stock, 2 tablespoons mirin, soy sauce, and sweetener in a pot with a tight-fitting lid.
  • Bring to a simmer and cook for 10 to 15 minutes, or until the age pouches have absorbed the flavor. 
  • Let cool before handling. Remove the age pouches from the remaining liquid. 
  • Split open into pockets. Fill each pouch with sushi rice.
Keyword Brown Rice, Brown Rice Sushi, Inari Sushi, Inari Zushi, Sushi

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