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Yaki Onigiri

Yaki Onigiri is a Japanese grilled rice ball flavored with soy sauce. Outside is so crispy and inside is soft and warm.
Cook Time 8 mins
Course Snack
Cuisine Japanese
Servings 4 people
Calories 278 kcal


  • 350 g rice If you use a rice cooker measuring cup (1 cup is 150g ), make 1 cup. 1 cup gives you 350g after rice is cooked.
  • 1 teaspoon dashi powder HERE to buy dashi powder
  • 1 teaspoon mirin HERE to buy mirin
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1 1/2 Tablespoon soy sauce HERE to buy soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon white sesame seeds



  • Cook ride first. HERE is how to make rice.

Let's cook!

  • Gather all the ingredients.
  • Mix dashi powder, mirin, sesame oil, soy sauce, and white sesame seeds in a bowl.
  • Add the mixture to the warm rice. Mix everything evenly.
  • Divide into four equal sections.
  • Form the rice balls in a triangle shape. If you can't make the shape, you can make them in a circle but two sides should be flat.
  • Heat a pan on medium. When it gets warm, add the 4 onigiri to the pan.
  • Cook until the surface gets brown and looks crispy. Flip the Onigiri to the other side and cook the same. (It depends on how crispy you want them, but it's usually about 3-5 minutes each side.)
  • Let's serve! Yaki Onigiri is good by itself.


Calories: 278kcalCarbohydrates: 52.53gProtein: 7.53gFat: 3.38gSodium: 923.58mgFiber: 0.18gSugar: 0.59g
Keyword riceball
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