These are the favourite sushi in Japan, and were the first type. They are dainty and bite-sized. Each recipe below makes 1 piece, simply scale up to make as many as you want.
For each piece of nigiri, you will need:
trace of grapeseed oil or mayonnaise
12g prepared sushi rice (the size of a medium cherry)
To make the nigiri, refer to the step-by-step guide.
15g salmon, sliced for nigiri
for each piece
Energy intake: 55 kcal per piece
1 cooked prawn for each piece
Energy intake: 45 kcal per piece
Extracted from Sushi Slim by Makiko Sano, Quadrille, £12.99
Photographs: Lisa Linder