Onigiril are rice balls, and yaki onigiri are grilled rice balls. This is the most popular kind of yaki onigiri brushed with soy sauce. Yaki onigiri can be frozen and defrosted in the microwave.
Rice Ball Recipe
How To Cook Genmai Short Grain Brown Rice
- 4 cups steamed white rice or genmai brown rice
- 3 - 4 Tbsp soy sauce
Preparation:Put about a half cup of steamed white rice or genmai brown rice in a rice bowl. Wet your hands in water so that the rice won't stick. Place the rice on your hands. Form the rice into a round or a triangle, by pressing lightly with your both palms. Repeat the process to make rice balls. Lightly oil a large nonstick skillet and put it on low heat. Place rice balls in the skillet and cook until lightly browned on both sides. Brush soy sauce on rice balls little by little and turn them over. Brush soy sauce on the other sides as well. Cook until soy sauce begins to change color. Turn over and cook the other sides.
*Makes 8 rice balls *Yaki onigiri can be cooked in a toaster oven.