Where do i buy sushi ginger?
So i really like the ginger that you eat with sushi. Im just wondering what it is called and if it would be sold at meijers or walmart? If not where can i get it?
- BLv 68 years agoFavorite Answer
Most major grocery stores carry it in the Asian food section. Pickled Ginger.
- StevenLv 68 years ago
Pickled ginger also know as Gari.
It's easy to make.
2 lb fresh young ginger (shin shoga)
2 tsps salt
3 cups rice vinegar
2 cups sugar
Wash young ginger root and rub off skin. Slice the ginger thinly and salt them. Leave salted ginger slices in a bowl for about one hour. Dry the ginger slices with paper towels and put them in a sterilized, heat-resistant container/jar. Mix rice vinegar and sugar in a pan and bring to a boil. Pour the hot mixture of vinegar and sugar over the ginger slices. Cool them. Pickled ginger changes its color to light pink. (If you are using old ginger, it might not turn pink naturally.) Cover the jar and store it in the refrigerator.
I love that stuff. FYI most of the wasabi you get here in the us is not true wasabi. It's horse radish with green dye.
- JudithLv 44 years ago
Check near the Japanese ingredients in the supermarket. Pickled ginger comes in jars.
- sweetrollLv 78 years ago
Pink ginger is colored pink. It will not turn pink 'naturally'. The recipe is good though, in case you can't find it.