Okuizumo Nitamai Rice 5kg

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Nitamai koshihikari 5kg

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出雲国 仁多米 こしひかり 5kg

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Okuizumo Nitamai Rice 5kg
出雲国 仁多米 こしひかり 5kg

Okuizumo Nitamai rice is a high-quality short-grain rice that is grown in the Okuizumo area of Shimane Prefecture, Japan. This region is known for its fertile soil and ideal climate for growing rice, and Okuizumo Nitamai rice is considered one of the finest varieties of Japanese rice.

One of the key features is its texture. The rice grains are plump, slightly sticky, and have a slightly sweet flavour that is unique to this variety. It is often used for making sushi, as well as a variety of other traditional Japanese dishes, such as onigiri (rice balls), donburi (rice bowls), and ochazuke (rice with tea).

Okuizumo Nitamai rice is highly regarded by rice connoisseurs in Japan, and is often considered one of the best types of Japanese rice. Its unique texture and flavour make it a popular choice for making sushi and other traditional dishes, and it is often sought after by restaurants and home cooks alike.


  • Origin: Japan
  • Size: 5kg
  • Units Per Case: 5
  • Packaging Material: Paper
  • Manufacturer: Okuizumo Nitamai Co., Ltd.
  • Cuisine: Japanese


  • Rice


  Per 100g
Energy 1470kj/350kcal
Fat 0.29g
- of which saturates 0.29g
Carbohydrate 77.6g
- of which sugar 75.8g
Protein 6.1g
Salt 0g

Please note: As this product is imported from Japan, the best before date may be printed in the Japanese date format YY/MM/DD. If you are unsure, please contact us.

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A California roll is a type of makizushi (sushi roll) that is generally rolled inside-out. Inside-out rolls are also referred to as “Uramaki.” Traditional California rolls contain crab or imitation crab, cucumber and avocado. This tasty dish is a modern take on traditional Japanese rice rolls and can make a very filling meal. The rolls can also be fun to make and serve to guests.

How to Make Sushi Rice

Sushi rice is a fundamental component in any good sushi roll. The sticky and savory dish is made with a short-grain Japanese rice known as koshihikari. The grains of this rice are short and fat, and the stickiness allows the rice to easily clump together. Sushi rice contains just a few other basic ingredients, including rice vinegar, sugar, and salt.