Smoked Salmon Onigiri

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Simply Onigiri funa dn creative recipes for Japanese rice ballsThis onigiri almost looks like sushi, making it perfect to serve at parties and special events. When using smoked salmon, it’s important to serve it as soon as it is prepared.

  • Yield: 8


  • 8 Smoked salmon slices, about 5 x 5-cm (2 x 2-in)
  • 8 Shiso leaves
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 17 oz (480 g) Cooked Japanese short grain rice
  • ¼ Lemon thinly sliced and cut into triangles
How to Make It
  1. Place salmon in the middle of a sheet of cling wrap and put a piece of shiso leaf face down over the salmon.
  2. Place cling wrap on a rice bowl and scoop one-eighth of rice into bowl. Pull out rice together with cling wrap and mould rice into a ball.
  3. Remove cling wrap and garnish onigiri with lemon. Repeat with the remaining ingredients.

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