Yaki Onigiri

15 mins
  • Serves 2
  • Quick & Easy
  • Cook: 15 mins

Tasty grilled rice balls with a crispy, golden crust and a soft sticky centre. Our Limited Edition Japanese Teriyaki rice means you will need minimal ingredients and time to create this moreish Japanese favourite. Looks like hard work, ready in minutes – a recipe worth boasting about!

Tildalicious tip: if desired the onigiri can have a filling such as pickled radish or sushi ginger. When forming the shapes press filling into the middle and ensure it is well hidden in the centre.

  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian


  • 1 pouch Tilda Limited Edition Japanese Teriyaki rice
  • 3 tbsps soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp sesame seeds
  • A little oil for greasing tray


  1. Pre-heat the grill on high
  2. Empty half of the pouch of the Tilda Limited Edition Japanese Teriyaki Rice into a small food processor and whizz until smooth. Transfer to a large bowl and add the remainder of the rice. Mix well
  3. Divide the mix into four. Mould each quarter into a triangular shape squeezing the rice well to compact it
  4. Grease a baking tray with oil. Place the onigiri on the tray and grill for 5- 7 minutes. Turn over and grill the other side for 5-7 minutes
  5. Remove from the oven and coat both sides with soy sauce. Return to the grill for 3-4 minutes to crisp up
  6. Remove from the grill and sprinkle with sesame seeds

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