Japanese Tuna Mayo Onigiri Recipe

Japanese Tuna Mayo Onigiri Recipe
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This delicious Japanese tuna mayo Onigiri recipe is easy to prepare and requires very little effort. Onigiri is a popular Japanese food made by stuffing rice balls with a variety of different fillings then wrapping them in nori seaweed.

We’ve made this Japanese canned tuna onigiri recipe simple and straightforward for you to follow, all you need is 6 ingredients, canned tuna, rice, cheese, mayonnaise, and nori seaweed..that’s it!

Onigiri is commonly known as Japanese rice balls but also can be referred to as nigirimeshi or omusubi. Traditional Onigiri is shaped into a triangle but you can also find them shaped round into a ball.

Japanese rice balls have become increasingly popular during 2021, you can even find tuna mayo onigiri in 7-eleven stores in their grab and go section.

Try this Japanese tuna mayo onigiri recipe and let us know how much you love it.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups of rice
  • 2 tablespoon feta cheese (crumbled)
  • 350 gr of tuna (canned)
  • 50 gr of cheese
  • 2 tbsp mayonnaise or (Japanese Mayonnaise)
  • 1 nori seaweed

How To Make Onigiri With Tuna and Mayo?

  1. First cook the rice in a pot with water until the water evaporates and rice is fully cooked. You can use a rice cooker as well.
  2. While the rice is cooking, we cut the nori seaweed in half.
  3. Combine the tuna, mayo and feta cheese, and mix togther.
  4. Shape small balls with the rice and stretch them over our hand.
  5. Fill the center with the tuna filling and close the into a ball shape. Add more rice to seal the ball if needed.
  6. Then finally shape it into a trangle and wrap the Onigiri with seaweed.
  7. Enjoy!
ONIGIRI (JAPANESE RICE BALLS)

Easy Japanese Tuna Onigiri Recipe

We’ve made this Japanese Onigiri tuna mayo recipe easy and straightforward for you to follow, all you need is 6 ingredients, canned tuna, rice, cheese, mayonnaise, and nori seaweed..that’s it!
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Appetizer, Lunch
Cuisine Japanese
Servings 4 people
Calories 80 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 2 cups of rice
  • 2 tablespoon feta cheese crumbled
  • 350 gr of tuna canned
  • 50 gr of cheese
  • 2 tbsp mayonnaise or Japanese Mayonnaise
  • 1 nori seaweed

Instructions
 

  • First cook the rice in a pot with water until the water evaporates and rice is fully cooked. You can use a rice cooker as well.
  • While the rice is cooking, we cut the nori seaweed in half.
  • Combine the tuna, mayo and feta cheese, and mix togther.
  • Shape small balls with the rice and stretch them over our hand.
  • Fill the center with the tuna filling and close the into a ball shape. Add more rice to seal the ball if needed.
  • Then finally shape it into a trangle and wrap the Onigiri with seaweed.
  • Enjoy!
Keyword Canned Tuna Onigiri, Easy Japanese Onigiri Recipe, Japanese Onigiri Recipe, Japanese Rice Balls, Japanese Tuna Onigiri, Onigiri, Tuna Mayo Rice Japanese


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