Recipes from Students in
(Japanese Rice Balls)
Chiemi Burgess recommends trying Onigiri if you
want to eat something typically Japanese.
Burgess from Japan
triangle-shaped rice balls with filling inside,
and wrapped with dry seaweed sheet. We
often eat rice balls, but usually people make them for lunch
when they go on a picnic.
very easy to make, and they are delicious! When I eat
really feel "I am Japanese!"
rice (use short-grain rice)
- salty, pickled plum, grilled salmon, tuna fish mixed
with mayonnaise sauce *Whatever you like, you can choose
seaweed sheet (Nori)
of preparing onigiri:
rice according to the recipe of the back of the rice
some water in a bowl. Wet your hands in the water and
sprinkle a little of salt on the palms.
the rice is warm, place a handful of rice on the
your favourite filling in the centre of rice and form
rice in a triangular shape by tossing the rice in the
hands. Make sure the filling comes inside of the rice
dry seaweed sheet in strip. Wrap around the rice balls
with the dry seaweed sheet strip.
for preparing them in different ways
To make a
triangular shape, hold one hand with the palm side up and
hold the other hand in a mountain shape over the palm of the
also wrap the rice balls with dry seaweed sheet just before
eating them, so that the seaweed sheet is nice and
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