Onigiri (Japanese Rice Ball)


Fillings (Onigiri without filling is called Shio-Nigiri):

  • Shake – grilled salmon
  • Tsunamayo – canned tuna (drained) and mayonnaise
  • Okaka – Katsuobushi (dried bonito flakes) and soy sauce
  • Tarako – salted cod roe
  • Mentaiko – spicy cod roe
  • Sujiko- salted salmon roe
  • Umeboshi – Japanese salt plums
  1. Put some rice in a small bowl (about 150-200 ml / 5-7 fl oz)
  2. Wet hands with water and add 1 pinch of salt.
  3. Place rice in one hand, put a filling in a middle.
  4. Form into triangle or circle shape.
  5. Wrap with a sheet of Nori.
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