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Japanese Cooking: How to Make "Onigiri" (Rice Ball)

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      Assemble Onigiri


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      Thank you


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In my first Skillshare class, I will show you how to make "Onigiri" (Rice Ball).

Onigiri is a simple Japanese food which is a ball of rice wrapped in "nori" (seaweed).

I will show you how to make the standard way and also some other variations that you may want to try.

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Chef JA Cooks Simple Gohan

Simple Japanese Home Cooking


Hi, I'm JURI. I share my simple Japanese home cooking recipes in my food blog. Healthy, tasty and easy family friendly meal include vegetarian and vegan. 

I'm a Japanese living in Kanagawa, Japan. 

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1. Introduction: Hi, My name is Jerry Austin. Thanks for watching my introduction video. This is my first scare share plus and I'll show you how to make anyting. So what is so needy when you get it is a simple Japanese food which consists of rice wrapped in a crunchy sheet called Naughty. You may be wondering what is naughty? Well, no, he is a type of dry seaweed. Inside the on E. T is a stuffing. Someone with a more commonly used stuffings are tuna, salmon and pickled plum. Or, as we say in Japanese Maebashi, where can you find on ET on ET can be found at convenience stores, grocery stores or kiosks at Walker Trying stations. However, the focus of this video is to make our own owning 80 which is a lot more fun overview of the class in this class. I'll show you the process off making on ET I will go over the standard ingredients, rice preparation and how to assemble on TV. I will also show you three off the most common or negative along with some other variations . So I ready to try something new, preparing only get. It is super easy and fun to make that's gets that it 2. Ingredients: let me explain all the ingredients one by one. Naughty is a crunchy toward seaweed, which is typically used to wrap foods such a zoning kitty Soucy, Or to put it on top of something like noodle or a solid you can purchase noted by the seat when seats can be used to wrap up to full on ET, by the way, it is important to keep it dry after opening the package. Otherwise, it will lose is crispy texture. Um, embassy or pickle plan in English is a typical Japanese preserved food. It consists out plum salt and purple leaf call see so which gives it a beautiful red color . The taste is a bit salty and sour and goes really well with praying. Fresh steamed, Loy's members See, is known to help pregnant women supports no zier. It helped me to during pregnancy. If you can't find it at local supermarket, try to find it an age of market or online. Salman is one of the most popular or media ingredients. I will simply grill it and takes the skin off and make it small pieces for stuffing. Tuna is one of the most popular on injury ingredients Typically a can of tuna is used and I will mix it with mayonnaise. In this class, I will use Japanese rice. Japanese rice has a sticky texture, so it's perfect for forming warning any. You can also used other kinds of rice, salt and water will be used for shaping Downing ET. 3. Preparation: making rice. I typically use a rice cooker to prepare rice because it is convenient, but in case you don't have one, you can always make it in a pot. Let me show you how have your paper two cups of price, from which you can make up to eight on getting next are we wash the rice. Washing off the rice is necessary in order to remove the rough courting on the south face after pouring water into the pot, so we sure on the several times the import the water out. Repeat this process until the water becomes clear. Dispose of the used water and out two cups of fresh water. Place the pot on the stove and boiled water at medium heat. Steer a few times. Cover the pot, then turn the heat down to low. Wait for 10 minutes, then turn off the stove a low. The rise to sit for another 10 minutes as it steams and cooked through open elite and flip the rights over your rice is now ready cutting. Naughty No, He has both a rough site and a smooth site. The smooth sides should be on the outside, as it has a better appearance. Also, the rough side at that is to the right easily. I were spread once it into four pieces, fold it in half and cut with scissors. You can also do it by hand, but I fail sometimes, so I recommend using Caesar's. Fold it once more and cut. Now you have four pieces off naughty stuffing number one to not and mayonnaise. Place the tuna in a bowl, then at my attorneys and mixed together, they're free to add salt, peppers or other spices. If you want stuffing number to Maebashi, cut in half and remove the seeds much that my policy until it becomes the soft paste stuffing number three sama. Sprinkle salt over the salmon and great for 50 minutes. Place Osama on the plate, then break into small pieces. Be sure to remove the skin and bones. If Fannie 4. Assemble Onigiri: So now all the ingredients are ready to assemble first taker, scoop of rice and place it into a bowl. Creators. Mordant in device. Put your choice off, stuffing into the small space and cover with more rice. Next, with the partners off both hands, put the pinch of salt onto each poem and press the right onto your head. Form the rice into a tree anger shape. Once you are satisfied with the shape over your rice bowl. Rupp ways a piece of noti. Remember smooth surface on the outside. You can also shape on UGT using plastic wrap. I do this sometimes when I'm in a hurry. In this case, you would not use water. 5. Variations: here are some other variations I like to make. Sometimes 1st 1 is mixed with a mama. At the moment is an immature solving, which we usually eat by boiling. Take up beings from the pot and mix with the rice. I really like the color combination for this one I used to see. We'd mix, which was purchased at the local store. The sizzling is included inside, which makes it very handy when I don't have time to make stuffing. This one is mixed with someone and covered with system seeds. The taste is really good, This one. I cooked the rice with mushrooms and some other vegetables. It was also cooked in a broth resource. ALS. The aroma and flavor are both very nice. Here are used brown rice instead of white rice, this one I cooked with multi grain rice to Essam color. It's not only colorful but very nutritious, and the last one is a Maebashi. On getting, As you can see, there are many variations of or dignity. Feel free to experiment. You can place stuffing inside or makes you can use different kinds of rice. If you can't find noting at the grocery store you can make without the stuffing can be meat , fish, possible eggs or beans. It can be grilled, still fried deep, right or boiled. The choices are endless. 6. Thank you: So now you have learned how to make Moneghetti that project for these classes to create your own Moneghetti and post pictures below. Thank you so much for enrolling. I really hope you enjoyed this class.