Preparation info
  • Makes


    rice balls )
    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      45 min

Appears in
Jackfruit and Blue Ginger

By Sasha Gill

Published 2019

  • About

These stuffed rice pyramids are the perfect thing for a packed lunch, and my version has a zesty teriyaki-drenched filling. If you’re planning to eat these later, pack the nori separately and use it to wrap the onigiri just before you eat them. Otherwise, the nori will get soggy from being nestled up against the rice for too long.


  • ½ cup (105 g) sushi rice
  • pinch of salt
  • 2


Rinse and drain the rice. Continue to do this until the water runs clear – this usually takes 5–7 thorough rinses. Tip the rice and 2/3 cup (170 ml) water into a saucepan that has a tight-fitting lid and add the salt. Bring to the boil over high heat, stirring constantly, then turn down the heat as