Recipe: Perfect Sea kelp and sesame rice balls(Onigiri)

Sea kelp and sesame rice balls(Onigiri). This Japanese recipe is a rice ball stuffed with seasoned edible kelp which is called Shio Kombu. This recipe has three parts: cooking the rice, cooking the Shio kombu and then making the onigiri or rice ball. Onigiri are balls of rice, usually wrapped with nori seaweed and containing a meat or vegetable filling.

Sea kelp and sesame rice balls(Onigiri) Onigiri, also known as Japanese rice ball is a great example of how inventive Japanese cuisine can be. It is also a Japanese comfort food made from steamed rice formed into the typical triangular, ball, or cylinder shapes and usually wrapped with nori (dried seaweed). Most onigiri I saw looked identical — triangular balls of rice wrapped in seaweed — except for a big sticker that announced its hidden filling. You can have Sea kelp and sesame rice balls(Onigiri) using 3 ingredients and 2 steps. Here is how you cook it.

Ingredients of Sea kelp and sesame rice balls(Onigiri)

  1. You need 300 g of rice.
  2. You need 2 tablespoons of salt kelp.
  3. Prepare 2 tablespoons of sesame.

Biting into the two rice balls I bought for lunch every day was an adventure. Would it be a bit of gingery chicken? Some bright orange salted fish roe? Vegan Onigiri and Sesame Balls are super healthy!

Sea kelp and sesame rice balls(Onigiri) instructions

  1. Put the cooked rice in a bowl, Add salt kelp and sesame and mix.
  2. Wet hands with water and add salts.             Divide rice into quarters and shape the rice into a triangle.

A great Take-Away-Lunch for school or work. The last days were really hard on me. But I made some delicious sesame balls and onigiri, so I got that going for me. They're fun to make and are a staple of Japanese lunchboxes (bento). Wrap shaped onigiri with a strip of nori.

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