Onigiri

Preparation

1
Steam or Cook the Japanese rice, the rice should be firm and slightly sticky.
2
Allow Rice to cool for about 2-3 minutes.
3
Dip hands in water and sprinkle salt on the palms.
4
Place 2-3 Tablespoons of rice into palm of hand.
5
Press the Ume or Grilled Salmon into the middle of the mound and add more rice on top.
6
Toss the mound back and forth between your palms to make a triangle shape.
7
Place a strip of Nori around the base of the onigiri vertically to cover both sides about 1/2 of the way up.
8
Add Soy Sauce (Or not, your choice) and Enjoy!

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A nice, quick, on-the-go type rice snack!
You can really add anything you'd like into the middle of an onigiri. Peanut butter is actually a favorite of some people.

Some other filling ideas include:

Chicken
Beef
Pork
Fruits
Kimchi
Radish
Tuna
Nozawana (Turnip-like vegetable)
Ikura (Roe)

or anything else you're in the mood for.

Yield:

8.0 Balls

Added:

Thursday, December 10, 2009 - 5:54pm

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