Stay Home: Simple Onigiri Rice Ball Recipes Using Cheap Ingredients From Lawson Store 100

22.April.2020 | FOOD

Lawson Store 100 is a branch of Lawson convenience stores where most of the items are priced at ¥100, including fresh fruit and vegetables, bread, eggs, frozen foods, snacks, drinks, and more. Today, we’re looking at simple onigiri recipes made using ¥100 ingredients from Lawson Store 100.

 

Super Simple Recipe: Dried Bonito x Mayonnaise

This takes the classic “okaka” onigiri and adds a whole new depth of flavour to it by using mayonnaise which adds a richness that matches perfectly with the taste of the dried bonito. Every bite is delicious, and is a perfect way to change up a simple okaka onigiri.

 

Ingredients
・Satsuma Katsuobushi Pack ・Mayonnaise ・Marudaizu Soy Sauce

 

Method
1: Sprinkle salt over hot sushi rice and mix
2: Pour one pack (2g) of the katsuobushi dried bonito onto a small plate. Add soy sauce and mayonnaise to taste and mix. Add to rice and roll.

 

Okonomiyaki Onigiri

The perfect springtime rice ball made with okonomiyaki ingredients that make it seriously eye-catching. The scent of the seaweed invites notes of the seaside. Each bite treats your taste buds to sweetness and sourness from the red ginger, delicious shrimp, and rich mayonnaise. The tenkasu deep-fried dough adds a satisfying crunch.

 

Ingredients
・Mayonnaise ・Tenkasu ・Aosa Powdered Seaweed ・Red Ginger ・Shrimp

 

Method
1: Add the tenkasu, aosa, red ginger, and shrimp to hot rice.
2: Squirt on mayonnaise to taste and roll.

 

South Korean Style Packs a Punch

This bright-red onigiri is made using a spicy kimchi from Lawson Store 100. The spiciness of the kimchi seeps into the rice and marries gorgeously with the melted cheese. After giving you a kick from the spice, your mouth is treated to the cheese in all its smoothness. It’s a flavour combination of South Korean cuisine and pickled daikon radishes which give great texture to the rice ball.

 

Ingredients
・Ru San’s Kimchi ・Mozzarella Mix Cheese ・Korean Seaweed ・Ume Katsuo Pickled Daikon Radish

 

Method
1: Chop the kimchi and daikon radishes to an edible size.
2: Add the chopped kimchi, radishes, and your cheese to hot rice and mix until everything melts together.
3: Roll into a shape of your liking and finish by wrapping with the seaweed.
*It’s recommended to use only a little or no kimchi if making for kids

 

The Devil’s Onigiri

While naughty, mixing together butter and tenkasu makes for a seriously delicious combination. It’s effectively the devil’s onigiri at this point, with the mouth-watering flavour of the butter, the crunchy tenkasu, and to finishーsalted kombu for the perfect balance.

 

Ingredients
・Salted KombuVL ・Tenkasu ・Butter

 

Method
1: Add your desired serving of salted kombu and tenkasu to hot rice, then melt in butter and mix.
2: Roll into the shape of your choice.

 

Get creative with your onigiri and enjoy.

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