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.
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)
- You need 300 g of rice.
- You need 2 tablespoons of salt kelp.
- 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
- Put the cooked rice in a bowl, Add salt kelp and sesame and mix.
- 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.