He recommended this show to me, but I don’t really like watching anime.
Because the hiragana ends with an う sound, you know this word is a verb. The kanji itself means recommend so the verb vocab version is to recommend.
To remember the reading think about how you are going to recommend this restaurant to your friends, Sue and Sue (すす). You refer to them as "Sue Sue" to make things easier on yourself, and they're always looking for recommendations.