Onigiri (Rice Balls)

  • Onigiri (Rice Balls)

    Rice Sandwich ‘Onigirazu’

    ‘Onigirazu’ can be translated as ‘not formed/shaped by hands’. Compared to ‘Onigiri’ (Japanese Rice Ball) that is shaped into a ball or a triangle by hands, ‘Onigirazu’ is shaped into a flat square and wrapped with Nori. This new food has no rule at all about the filling. You can use whatever you like. This …

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    Grilled Onigiri Soy Sauce Flavour

    When I was a young child, my mother used to char-grill left-over Onigiri (Rice Balls) that had turned cold and hard. Onigiri were then warmed up and the outside became crunchy. I loved the crunchy Onigiri. I like soy sauce flavoured Onigiri better than salt-only ones when grilled. Try this recipe when you have left-over …

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    Bakudan Onigiri (Rice Bombs)

    ‘Bakudan Onigiri’ were extremely popular among my son’s friends in his primary school classroom. Whenever they had an opportunity to share food in his class, I was always requested to make these bomb-look-alike rice balls. I used to make tens of them. Why do boys love Bombs? Ingredients Warm Cooked Rice Salt Nori Method 1. Wash …

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    Triangular ‘Onigiri’

    Though they are called Rice Balls, they are more of a triangular shape than a ball shape. It is challenging yet fun, attempting to achieve a good, even-shaped triangular Onigiri. Makes 4 Servings Flavours & Fillings Suggestions 1. On the Outside Katsuobushi (Bonito Flakes) and Soy Sauce Nori Roasted Sesame Seeds and Salt 2. Mixed …

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