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Rice Balls - Jumeogbap / Onigiri

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For first filling
  Canned tuna 5 Ounce
  Ranch dressing with peppercorns 2 Tablespoon
For second filling
  Crab meat 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Yum yum sauce 2 Tablespoon
For the 3rd filling
  Boneless skinless chicken thigh 1 , chopped into small pieces
  Soy sauce 1 Tablespoon
  Honey 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Sesame seeds 1 Teaspoon
  Garlic 1 Teaspoon, mince
  Onion 1 Tablespoon, chopped finely
  Cooking oil 1 Teaspoon
For rice balls
  Short grain rice 4 Cup (64 tbs), cooked
  Cucumber 1 , sliced thin lengthwise
  Sriracha 1 Teaspoon
  Nori sheet 1

1. Cook the rice as per directions in the package.

2. For the First Filling: In a bowl, drain the can of tuna.
3. Add the ranch. Mix and set aside.
4. For the Second Filling: In a bowl, shred the crab stick.
5. Add the yum yum sauce. Mix and set aside.
6. For the Third Filling: In a bowl,marinate the chicken pieces with soy sauce, honey, sesame seeds, garlic and onion.
7. Heat a pan and add cooking oil to it.
8. Saute the chicken until done. Set aside in a bowl.
9. Take about 1/2 a cup of rice in between the palm of your hands.
10. Spoon in a little bit of the filling and shape the rice ball as shown in the video. This is done for both the tuna and the chicken filling.
11. Add a strip of Nori on the top and plate it. Repeat the same for the other balls.
12. For the cucumber wrapped rice ball: Take a tablespoon of rice in your hands and shape into a ball.
13. Take a cucumber strip and use it to wrap the rice ball.
14. Plate it and top with the crab meat salad and a few drops of the Sriracha sauce..

15. Serve the rice balls right away.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
40 Minutes

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 724 Calories from Fat 92

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 10 g16.1%

Saturated Fat 1.9 g9.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 25.6 mg8.5%

Sodium 495.6 mg20.6%

Total Carbohydrates 126 g42%

Dietary Fiber 5 g19.8%

Sugars 3.3 g

Protein 27 g54.7%

Vitamin A 3.4% Vitamin C 27.7%

Calcium 3.4% Iron 41.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Rice Balls - Jumeogbap / Onigiri Recipe Video