Compiled Recipe – Salmon Onigiri

Salmon Onigiri

* 200 grams skinless salmon loin
* 2 ½ tbsp Japanese mayonnaise
* 1 tbsp sriracha or hot sauce
* 2 tbsp cucumber, chopped
* 1 tbsp carrots, grated
* ½ tsp Japanese soy sauce
* 4 to 5 cups Japanese rice, cooked
* 1 nori wrapper, cut into 3×1-inch strips
* 1 ½ tbsp sesame seeds, toasted
* 2 tbsp leeks, sliced
* 2 tbsp bonito flakes

1) Steam salmon for 10 to 12 minutes. Flake meat with a fork, remove pin bones, if any.

2) Combine salmon, mayonnaise, Sriracha, cucumber, carrots and soy sauce in a bowl.

3) Shape rice firmly into a triangle (you can do it by hand or use an onigiri mold). Stuff center with salmon. Place a nori strip on each triangle. Sprinkle with sesame seeds, sliced leeks and bonito flakes. Wrap in parchment paper or plastic wrap.




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