Prep 15 mins
Cook 15 mins
Onigiri is a Japanese food made from white rice formed into triangular or oval shapes and often wrapped in dried seaweed.
- 141.74 g can tuna
- 1 onion
- 1 jalapeno
- 1 sheet nori (dried seaweed)
- 127.57 g rice (uncooked Korean or Japanese rice)
- 14.79 ml sesame oil
- 0.25 ml salt
For the sauce
- 14.79 ml korean red pepper paste
- 7.39 ml sugar water
- 7.39 ml water
- 14.79 ml sake
- Cook rice with a rice cooker. You'll need sticky rice.
- When the rice is ready, add 1T of sesame oil and a pinch of salt to rice.
- Mince onion and jalapeno.
- Heat 1-2T canola oil in a frying pan.
- Stir fry the minced onion and jalapeno. When the onion turns clear, add tuna and the sauce. Mix them together and continue to stir fry for 1-2 minutes.
- Place half of the rice on your palm, press down to make it flat, just thick enough to hold the tuna. (like a burger patty).
- Place the spicy tuna in the middle of the rice.
- Cover it up with the rest of the rice.
- Shape the rice into triangle or circle. Put a rectangular piece of dried seaweed on the bottom of the rice.
- Heat 2T canola oil in a frying pan over medium heat. Place the rice and grill each side until they turn golden brown.