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Vegan onigiri

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
40 minutes
A delicious recipe for homemade onigiri with a spicy soy granule filling. This traditional Japanese dish is not only delicious, but also an excellent snack on the go.
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Equipment

Ingredients

These Ingredients make:

10 Onigiri
  • 200 g Sticky rice
  • Nori leaves
  • 1 El Rice vinegar

Filling

  • 1 cm Ginger grated
  • 1 Garlic clove
  • Sesame oil for frying
  • 50 g Soy granules
  • 2 EL Date syrup
  • 1 EL Strength dissolved in 100 ml water
  • 100 ml Soy sauce

Instructions
 

Cooking sticky rice

  1. Cook the sticky rice according to the packet instructions.
  2. Stir in 1 tablespoon of rice vinegar and leave the rice to cool.

Soy granulate filling

  1. Sauté the ginger and garlic in the sesame oil.
  2. Add the soy granules and fry until brown.
  3. Deglaze with a mixture of date syrup, starch solution and soy sauce.
  4. Bring to the boil briefly and set aside.

Shaping and preparing onigiri

  1. Keep moistening your hands to prevent the rice from sticking.
  2. Fill the sticky rice with the soy granulate filling and shape into triangles.
  3. Fry the onigiri in oil until golden brown.
  4. Wrap with nori sheets on both sides.
  5. Serve the onigiri with soy sauce and sesame seeds.

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Vegan onigiri
Amount per Serving
Calories
81
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
1
g
2
%
Saturated Fat
 
0.3
g
2
%
Sodium
 
549
mg
24
%
Potassium
 
37
mg
1
%
Carbohydrates
 
20
g
7
%
Fiber
 
2
g
8
%
Sugar
 
2
g
2
%
Protein
 
2
g
4
%
Vitamin C
 
0.01
mg
0
%
Calcium
 
5
mg
1
%
Iron
 
1
mg
6
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.