Rice/ Rice sandwich (onigirazu)

10 Steps to make a Healthy & Wholesome Japanese BLT breakfast rice sandwich (onigirazu)

Are you looking for a new style of BLT for your weekend breakfast?

Try this!

It is healthy, wholesome, delicious, and will keep you going all morning.

Healthy & wholesome Japanese breakfast rice sandwich (onigirazu)

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Serves: 1 Cooking Time: 10 min

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup rice (freshly cooked and still warm)
  • 2 rashers bacon, grilled and sliced into 10cm length pieces
  • 1 ramen egg (see ramen egg recipe)
  • Kewpie mayonnaise
  • 1 nori seaweed

Instructions

1

Place plastic glad wrap on the table

2

Place nori seaweed on top of the plastic wrap diagonally

3

Place square-shaped rice diagonally on the nori seaweed

4

On top of the rice place the grilled bacon

5

Add the sliced avocado on top of the bacon

6

Add the boiled ramen egg (sliced in half) on top of the avocado and kewpie mayonnaise

7

Add the final layer of rice on top

8

Fold 2 ends of the seaweed over the rice, snip the edges with scissors and fold the other 2 sides over to make a compact rice sandwich

9

Firmly wrap the plastic around the sandwich and cut with a sharp knife

Notes

*Tip: moisten the knife with a wet cloth before cutting, to avoid the rice sticking to the knife and therefore giving a nice clean cut.

Step 1. Place plastic glad wrap on the table.

Step 1. Place plastic glad wrap on the table.

Step 2. Place the nori seaweed on diagonal.

Step 2. Place the nori seaweed on diagonal.

Step 3. Scoop freshly cooked warm rice into a square shape and place on the seaweed.

Step 3. Scoop freshly cooked warm rice into a square shape and place on the seaweed.

I added a healthy seed/grain mix to my rice.

I added a healthy seed/grain mix to my rice.

Step 4. Place the grilled bacon on top of the rice.

Step 4. Place the grilled bacon on top of the rice

Step 5. Add the sliced avocado on top

Step 5. Add the sliced avocado on top

Step 6. Position the ramen eggs on top of the avocado. Try to make a little opening in the avocado so that the eggs can sit comfortably on top without falling off

Step 6. Position the ramen eggs on top of the avocado. Try to make a little opening in the avocado so that the eggs can sit comfortably on top without falling off

Step 7. Top the eggs with Kewpie mayonnaise and sesame seeds. You can add BBQ sauce or some salt and pepper if you wish

Step 7. Top the eggs with Kewpie mayonnaise and sesame seeds. You can add BBQ sauce or some salt and pepper if you wish

Delicious! I could devour it even as it is now as a tower! Haha

Delicious! It looks so good I could devour it even as it is now as a tower! Haha

Step 8. Place the final layer of rice on top

Step 8. Place the final layer of rice on top

If you are lucky and position all the layers well on top of each other, it won't topple over and you'll have just enough time to quickly wrap the seaweed around it

If you are lucky and position all the layers well on top of each other, it won’t topple over and you’ll have just enough time to quickly wrap the seaweed around it

Step 9. Tightly wrap the plastic wrap around the seaweed

Step 9. Tightly wrap the plastic wrap around the seaweed

Amazing that all those layers can be wrapped into a cute little compact sandwich!

Amazing that all those layers can be wrapped into a cute little compact sandwich!

Step 10. Cut the sandwich with a moistened knife and serve

Step 10. Cut the sandwich with a moistened knife and serve

Ready to eat breakfast! Super delicious and super easy!

Ready to eat breakfast! Super delicious and super easy!

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