Sesame-Tamari Portable Rice Balls

Preparation info
  • Makes:


    rice balls
    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      45 min

Appears in
The No Meat Athlete Cookbook: Whole Food, Plant-Based Recipes to Fuel Your Workouts... And the Rest of your Life

By Matt Frazier and Stepfanie Romine

Published 2021

  • About

A while back, the concept of “portables”—aka on-the-bike fuel made in your own kitchen with quick-burning carbs like white rice—began floating around cycling and triathlon blogs. However, most of them contained meat, cheese, or eggs, so those wouldn’t work for us. Inspired by those recipes, as well as traditional Japanese rice balls (similar to what vegan ultramarathon legend Scott Jurek has in his book) and Korean “triangle sushi,” we created several plant-based varieties. This is our favo