How to Make Onigiri

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Easy and Delicious today's Home Ec. episode: how to make onigiri - the beloved Japanese rice ball.

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I feel like she was much less confident in herself. It’s lovely to see her grow.

Author — Noah Szwagulak

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The first time I tried rice and seaweed, I was in the second grade and this little Korean girl had it for lunch. I don't remember exactly, but some how we began to talk about what she was eating. She was sip sweet, she offered some to me. Unlike children that age, I was pretty open minded about foods, and I tried some. It was the best thing i had ever eaten lol. I love Asian dishes now. I'll always remember

Author — c e

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Thank you for the tutorial.  I made some last night for my daughter and myself for a late night snack.  My filling was fried tofu with a sesame seed coating.  After making the onigiri, I rolled them in some extra sesame seeds and sprinkled them with soy sauce.  My daughter was so impressed that she asked for seconds!  This late night snack prevented her from going to the convenience store and buying junk food!  Thanks again!

Author — Cherri Ray

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Hey Emmy, I was wondering if you can do a remake of this video and add in a little sauce to go with the Riceball. I would recommend mixing siracha and mayo as the sauce. It's really delicious

Author — Dariana Collado

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No, you need to use Japanese rice. Sometimes it's sold as sushi rice. Regular rice (long grain, Thai jasmine, instant, etc.) aren't sticky enough and your onigiri won't hold together.

Author — emmymadeinjapan

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I’m watching this on 6-24-19. In comparison to presentation techniques of your videos for the past few years.... You’ve come a long way baby! 😁
I love watching your videos. I appreciate your professionalism and attention to details. I also enjoy your sense of humor and sometimes silliness in the videos. It’s no wonder how you’ve achieved 1.5m subscribers. Thanks Emmy....I hope your videos continue for many years.

Author — MemIAm

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XD you sold me at "like a sandwich..." Just throwing it out there, I mean the shape you have there the traditional triangle/teardrop is equal parts insightful as it is ingenious. I mean think about the physics of it, if you made a ball you'd just smear your lunch on your face but the trangle provides exceptional balance (2/3 surface area for holding to 1/3 for eating) but also gives you a starting point to your lunch, after the first bite I suspect things solve themselves.

Author — joemama114

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I wish I liked tuna. ;-; maybe I can try it with shredded chicken.

Author — Oli Donohue

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I made and tried Onigiri today! I put leftover salmon from last night's dinner and a bit of the homemade tartar sauce I made to go with it inside and it was delicious. I am finding that maybe Nori and I don't get along - I'm still not sure I like it and used it sparingly, but I loved everything else. Thanks for the tutorial!

Author — Chris Johnson

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really random but the cicada noises in the backround really made this video prime tbh <3
plus i appreciate the tuna recipe verison of onigiri! really quick and simple <3

Author — Ryan Domin

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if you use plastic wrap you can mold it into anything you want.

Author — Maria Uribe

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u ate only one onigiri??.-. i need to eat at least 3-5 for lunch.-. is it me or u are just not eating

Author — 奥黛丽

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you got my subscription I am now on my way to make onigiri...wish me luck.

Author — Pendicular Bisectro

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@deliciouscrusties - Thanks for asking, since I forgot to mention it in the video. I used everyday Japanese rice which is shorter-grained & therefore slightly sticky and holds the onigiri's shape. Abroad I believe it's sold as sushi rice; just be careful not to add too much water. Good luck!

Author — emmymadeinjapan

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Tried this today and it was delicious even though my rice wasnt very sticky even though i used short grain rice ive used for sushi before and accoring to sushi rice directions minus the seasoning. Thanks this is a great alternative to my normal everyday sandwich or left overs!! I love all of your videos your just fun and relaxing to watch

Author — Sarah Mason

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Hmm wonder how it would be with packed salmon and something else. Do you ever duo it in anything?

Author — Mslovelyshot Mrs. Dawn

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Made 2 onigiri for my son's lunch to put in his brand new bento box. Went for seeds. It was a lot easier to form then I was expecting! Took about a minute per onigiri only. I made one for myself and omg it is very filling and delicious, I love the crispy nori! My son never was a fan of sandwiches so this will replace them nicely. Thank you for teaching us how to make them!

Author — NoirVelours

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This is honestly my favorite type of onigiri. Even eating it over rice and not making it into onigiri is fantastic.
For mine I add wasabi to the kewpie and sometimes for an extra treat add a bit of katsuo fumi furikake to the outside. Hands down best onigiri!

Author — TwiSteDCBloSsoM

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Yum I've watched this like 3 times yes perhaps its time to try it LOL...

Author — willow works 1314

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It's so weird watching your old videos and seeing how much you changed!

Author — Alyssa McKay