Simple Way to Make Quick Tuna Mayo ‘Onigiri’ Rice Balls

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Tuna Mayo ‘Onigiri’ Rice Balls. Tuna Mayo Onigiri (ツナマヨおにぎり) Tuna Mayo Onigiri is a modern take on traditional Japanese rice balls stuffed with canned tuna seasoned with Japanese-style mayonnaise and soy sauce. We recommend using a rice cooker or see how to cook Japanese rice on the stove here. Set up your onigiri shaping station.

Tuna Mayo ‘Onigiri’ Rice Balls Tuna in brine doesn't need Salt as it is already salty. Great recipe for Tuna Mayo 'Onigiri' Rice Balls. In Japan, 'Onigiri' Rice Balls are available in so many different flavours and with different fillings. 'Onigiri' are becoming popular in Australia, too.

Hello everybody, it is me again, Dan, welcome to my recipe site. Today, I’m gonna show you how to prepare a special dish, tuna mayo ‘onigiri’ rice balls. One of my favorites. This time, I’m gonna make it a bit unique. This is gonna smell and look delicious.

Tuna Mayo ‘Onigiri’ Rice Balls is one of the most favored of recent trending foods in the world. It’s easy, it is fast, it tastes delicious. It is appreciated by millions every day. They are nice and they look fantastic. Tuna Mayo ‘Onigiri’ Rice Balls is something that I have loved my whole life.

Tuna Mayo Onigiri (ツナマヨおにぎり) Tuna Mayo Onigiri is a modern take on traditional Japanese rice balls stuffed with canned tuna seasoned with Japanese-style mayonnaise and soy sauce. We recommend using a rice cooker or see how to cook Japanese rice on the stove here. Set up your onigiri shaping station.

To get started with this recipe, we have to first prepare a few ingredients. You can have tuna mayo ‘onigiri’ rice balls using 8 ingredients and 8 steps. Here is how you cook it.

The ingredients needed to make Tuna Mayo ‘Onigiri’ Rice Balls:

  1. {Get 1 can (95 g) of Tuna *I used Tuna in Springwater.
  2. {Prepare of Salt *if Tuna is not salted.
  3. {Get of Finely Ground White Pepper *optional, See Method 2*.
  4. {Make ready 2 tablespoons of Japanese Mayonnaise.
  5. {Get 1/2 teaspoon of Soy Sauce.
  6. {Get of Freshly Cooked Japanese Short Grain Rice.
  7. {Take of Salt.
  8. {Get 2 sheets of Toasted Nori *1/2 for each Onigiri.

One of the most popular fillings is Tuna & Mayonnaise. In a mixing bowl, mash the canned tuna into small pieces. Mix in the Japanese mayonnaise and wasabi. I love these Tuna Mayo Onigiri Rice Balls for lunch instead of a traditional bread sandwich.

Instructions to make Tuna Mayo ‘Onigiri’ Rice Balls:

  1. Drain the canned Tuna very well and squeeze to remove excess water. If you use Tuna in water, season lightly with Salt. Tuna in brine doesn’t need Salt as it is already salty..
  2. *Note: I recommend to add some finely ground White Pepper. You might prefer Ground Chilli OR Wasabi. A hint of spiciness makes a difference..
  3. Add Japanese Mayonnaise and Soy Sauce to the Tuna, and mix well..
  4. *Note: Traditionally Onigiri is made with your wet hands. Wash your hands thoroughly before making Onigiri. However, it is safe and much easier to make Onigiri using the plastic food wrap. Here is my method..
  5. Plastic Food Wrap Method: Spread 1 serving of freshly cooked Rice on a plate and sprinkle with Salt. This step is to season the Rice, and also to cool and dry the Rice slightly..
  6. Place the Rice on a sheet of food wrap and form into a ball. Pack firmly and shape it into a triangle, then make a hole in the centre..
  7. Fill the hole with the Tuna mixture, wrap it with Toasted Nori, and enjoy..
  8. Traditional Direct Hand Method: Wash your hands thoroughly, spread Salt on the palm of your wet hands. Place 1 serving of warm Rice on a hand, pack firmly and shape it into a triangle, then make a hole in the centre. Fill the hole with the Tuna mixture..

There are lots of variations, just change the filling. Print Recipe Pin Recipe Rate Recipe. If you use jasmine or long-grained rice, you are going to have a hell of a time making onigiri. While the rice is cooking, prepare your tuna and Japanese mayo mixture in a bowl. First, drain as much of the liquid/oil from the tuna as possible.

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