“Inari-Zushi” is a kind of Sushi, stuffed “Abura-Age”.
“Inari-Zushi” is made by stuffing pockets of “Abura-Age” with sushi rice.
Inari is a messenger of the Inari Shrine, the fox who loves to eat “Abura-Age”. You might have seen the photos of Torii leading to the inner shrine of Fushimi-Inari-Taisha in Kyoto, that is the head of Inari Shrines.
“Abura-Age” is needed to be sweetened by simmering with soy sauce, sugar and mirin.
There are three kinds of the shape in sold “Abura-Age”.
– rectangle, square and triangular
On the other hand, there are two types in the shape of “Inari-Zushi”.
– regtangle and triangular
Sushi rice is made by cooked rice, rice vinegar, sugar and salt.
In Japan it is sold various vinegared condiments dedicated to making sushi rice, that is called “Suhi-Zu”.
I use the product of “Sukiyabashi Jiro” regularly. *Sukiyabashi Jiro is a famous sushi restaurant of The Michelin Guide 3 stars, owned and operated by sushi master Jiro Ono.
Today’s ingredietnts of sushi rice : lily bulb, carrot, sesame
These are triangular “Inari-Zushi” made by Case1 rectangle “Abura-Age”.
is a kind of shushi, stuffed “Abura-Age” with sushi rice. 稲荷寿司（いなりずし）