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Onigiri Rice shapes

These are easy to make and take less than 5 minutes to put together. Even Dad’s can make them ! These ones are filled with tuna mayonnaise, but you can use any filling.

2 Cups rice cooked  (Rice must be medium grain  – cook with rice cooker or absorption method)
1 can small tuna
3 Tbsp Japanese mayonnaise
(Sheet of nori – seaweed optional for making eyes)
1.  Cook rice.
2.  When rice is hot put into molds and fill up halfway.
3.  Mix can of tuna with mayonnaise in a bowl.
4. Add 1 teaspoon of tuna mix into molds
5. Add more rice into the molds…so it is on top of the tuna.
6.  Put top on mold and press firmly.
7. Turn upside-down and you have a delicious, cute rice shapes.


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Comments (2)

  1. Minoru 17/11/2014 at 6:31 pm

    I love Luv bento!!!!

  2. Fabiana 22/02/2016 at 3:28 am

    My husband likes Tuna a lot and there is a can in feerzer (hope it’s not expired) I never tried for sandwiches. After this recipe, next week’s lunch box is planned Glad, I found it.

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