Mushi Sushi

Grand winner sushi by Kayleigh Mort, from the Original Sushi Competition 2005.


6 pieces

  • 150g sushi rice
  • 9 shiitake mushrooms
  • 15g smoked salmon
  • Some cheese (grated)
  • Some parsley (chopped)
  • 700ml dashi
  • 3 tbsp soy sauce
  • 3 tbsp mirin
  • 3 tbsp sugar


  1. Mix dashi, sugar, soy sauce and mirin to make stock and cook de-stalked shiitake mushrooms in it for 10-15 mins then leave to cool. Dice 3 mushrooms finely for filling.
  2. Mix sushi rice with diced shiitake mushroom and smoked salmon.
  3. Stuff each remaining mushroom with 25g of mixed sushi rice.
  4. Sprinkle cheese on tops  of sushi, lightly steam until cheese melts and sprinkle parsley on tops for decoration.