Japanese Onigiri

 2 cups Rice
 2 cups Water
Tuna Mayo Filling
 1 Can Tuna, Drained
 2 tsp Soy Sauce or Liquid Aminos
  tsp Granulated Garlic
 1 tsp Toasted Sesame Oil (or more)
 4 tbsp Mayonnaise ( or more)
 Pinch of Korean Red Pepper Flakes (Optional)
For Yaki Onigiri
 Toasted Sesame Oil
 Soy Sauce
For Assembly
 Nori Sheets (Seaweed)
 Sesame Seeds
1

Rinse the rice thoroughly and then place in a pot with the 2 cups of water.

2

Bring to a boil and then turn down the heat. Cook the rice until done about 12 - 15 mins.

3

Meanwhile mix the tuna mayo filling and prepare the other ingredients.

4

When the rice is cooked and cooled, shape the onigiri making sure not to make them too big or fill them too full.

5

Wrap them in seaweed and sprinkle on sesame seeds. Enjoy!

If Making Yaki Onigiri -
6

Leave off the seaweed after making and filling the rice balls and instead heat a pan over medium heat with a little sesame oil.

7

Mix together some sesame oil and soy sauce and brush on the onigiri as you grill them to give them a nice glaze and brown color. Enjoy!

Ingredients

 2 cups Rice
 2 cups Water
Tuna Mayo Filling
 1 Can Tuna, Drained
 2 tsp Soy Sauce or Liquid Aminos
  tsp Granulated Garlic
 1 tsp Toasted Sesame Oil (or more)
 4 tbsp Mayonnaise ( or more)
 Pinch of Korean Red Pepper Flakes (Optional)
For Yaki Onigiri
 Toasted Sesame Oil
 Soy Sauce
For Assembly
 Nori Sheets (Seaweed)
 Sesame Seeds

Directions

1

Rinse the rice thoroughly and then place in a pot with the 2 cups of water.

2

Bring to a boil and then turn down the heat. Cook the rice until done about 12 - 15 mins.

3

Meanwhile mix the tuna mayo filling and prepare the other ingredients.

4

When the rice is cooked and cooled, shape the onigiri making sure not to make them too big or fill them too full.

5

Wrap them in seaweed and sprinkle on sesame seeds. Enjoy!

If Making Yaki Onigiri -
6

Leave off the seaweed after making and filling the rice balls and instead heat a pan over medium heat with a little sesame oil.

7

Mix together some sesame oil and soy sauce and brush on the onigiri as you grill them to give them a nice glaze and brown color. Enjoy!

Japanese Onigiri

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