How To: Make Onigiri (Japanese Rice Balls)

Make Onigiri (Japanese Rice Balls)

This tutorial video will teach you to make various kinds of onirigri, also known as Japanese Rice Balls.

Ingredients for Onigiri
7 pieces

360cc Rice for 7 Onigiri (1.52 u.s. cup)
2 sheets of Toasted Nori

1 piece of Lightly-Salted Salmon

50g Sliced Short Rib (1.76 oz)
1 tsp Soy Sauce
1 tsp Sugar
Grated Ginger

1 leaf of Pickled Hiroshimana
Boiled and Dried Baby Sardines
Toasted White Sesame Seeds

Umeboshi - Pickled Plum
Okaka - Dried Bonito Flakes Moistened with Soy Sauce

Canned Tuna

Long Green Onion
Sake or Water

Soy Sauce

Salt Water
50ml Water (0.21 u.s. cup)
5g Salt (0.18 oz)

- Toppings -
Shiso Leaf
Kinome - Young Leaves of Sansho Pepper

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nice... i really want to try this! yum! ;p

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