How to Host a Sushi Party

Find out what sushi tools and sushi ingredients you'll need need to throw a delicious and healthy sushi dinner.

Before your guests arrive, gather your sushi tools, prepare your sushi fillings and set up a space where people can make their own easy homemade sushi. Here’s what you need according to EatingWell's Test Kitchen cooks.


Sushi Tools

Sushi Tools

• Bamboo rolling mats
• Sharp knives (to cut rolls)
• Cutting boards
• Small bowls of water


Sushi Essentials

Sushi Essentials

• Whole-Grain Sushi Rice
• Nori sheets
• Chard leaves (for hand rolls)
Citrus-Soy Dipping Sauce
Pickled Ginger
• Wasabi


Healthy Sushi Filling Ideas

Healthy Sushi Filling Ideas for Seafood

Try some of chef Lai's creative ideas: Teriyaki mussels, flash-seared Arctic char, smoked wild salmon.


Sushi Filling Ideas

Healthy Sushi Filling Ideas for Vegetables, Fruits, Herbs

Cilantro, basil, mint, dill, sweet onions, scallions, radish sprouts, broccoli sprouts, pea tendrils, avocado, cucumber, bell peppers, radishes, papaya, mango, tomato, asparagus, green beans, snap peas, snow peas, carrots, turnips, sweet potatoes, shiitakes, broccoli rabe stems.