Savoury rice sprinkles are called ‘Furikake’ in Japanese. There are loads of ‘Furikake’ products available from stores in Japan, but the most popular No.1 is ‘Marumiya’ brand’s ‘Noritama Furikake’, that is ‘Nori & Egg Sprinkles’. You can make ‘Nori & Egg Sprinkles’ at home, and it is easy to make. And most importantly, you use only natural ingredients.
2 Boiled Eggs *Uncooked Eggs can be used. See Method 3
1 pinch Salt
1 pinch Sugar
1 teaspoon Soy Sauce
1/2 teaspoon Sesame Oil
1 sachet (2.5g) Katsuobushi (Bonito Flakes)
1 to 2 teaspoons Toasted Sesame Seeds
1/2 sheet Toasted Nori *torn into small pieces
Extra finely ground Salt as required
- Coarsely mash Boiled Eggs using a fork, season with Salt, Sugar and Soy Sauce, mix well.
- Heat a small amount of Sesame Oil in a frying pan over low heat, non-stick frying pan is preferred, stir-fry the Egg until dry and moisture is evaporated. *Note: The dryness depends on your preference.
- *Note: Alternatively you can cook fine & dry scrambled Egg. See ‘Salmon Sprinkles’.
- Remove from heat and cool completely.
- Rub the Katsuobushi (Bonito Glakes) in the plastic sachet and make into fine crumbs, then add to the Egg. Add Toasted Sesame Seeds, Nori and extra finely ground Salt, and mix to combine.