16 recipes with Rice

Sushi-like rolls

Can you imagine, there was the time I didn't want to eat sushi, because of the raw fish?! Well, that's true, shame on me. Lots of shame. On me. Agreed...

Knowing that, I decided to make a recipe for sushi-like rolls, that look and taste close to sushi, but... are not raw! Nothing in this recipe is raw, and that also means that you can keep them safe longer at the room temperature, place in your bento, take for a picnic or just offer them as a healthy snack for people didn't discover yet the ingenuity of Japanese cuisine! ;-)

Tuna and egg bento

The bare tuna-paste bento was a great success, but with the arrival of my new bento container, I was left with some extra unused space. I decided to fill the space with easy to make and very tasty iri tamago, which is basically a Japanese kind of scrambled eggs! You can definitely use iri tamago in onigiri, or as a small side dish.

Ingredients & techniques

Gluten-free
Low sodium
No nuts
No peanuts
No shellfish
No wheat
Canned tuna
Egg
Herbs
Lettuce
Mirin
Olive oil
Rice
Sesame
Tomato
White sugar
Bento
Side dish
Frying

Difficulty

Easy: 6 steps, 23 minutes
November 19, 2015 by Paul

Simple chicken teriyaki bento

This recipe is very easy and fast to cook, because it requires ready-made teriyaki sauce. Still, it's a really tasty alternative to sausages and pork, and chicken made in teriyaki style is juicy, tender and full of aroma! It also takes just few minutes, because the meat is first fried quickly, and then glazed with sauce. Fast food like a boss ;-)

Ingredients & techniques

Gluten-free
Lactose-free
No eggs
No fish
No nuts
No peanuts
No shellfish
No wheat
Chicken breast
Cucumber
Herbs
Lettuce
Rice
Sesame
Teriyaki sauce
Tomato
Bento
Main dish
Side dish
Frying

Difficulty

Easy: 5 steps, 18 minutes
October 02, 2015 by Paul

Fancy tamagoyaki bento

Oh my, this one is both a looker and tastes amazingly! :-) This bento idea is based on the basic tamagoyaki recipe, so feel free to use your favorite ingredients: champignons or chanterelle mushroom, herbs, different kinds of onion, bacon bits, ham shavings etc. Go crazy! :-) It's also a very good side dish!

Ingredients & techniques

Gluten-free
Lactose-free
No fish
No nuts
No peanuts
No shellfish
No wheat
Carrot
Cucumber
Egg
Garlic powder
Herbs
Lettuce
Nori seaweed
Onion
Red pepper powder
Rice
Sesame
Shallot
Soy sauce
Tomato
White sugar
Bento
Side dish
Snack
Frying

Difficulty

Easy: 6 steps, 22 minutes
September 21, 2015 by Paul

Teriyaki salmon bento

I think life is too short to keep the frozen salmon in the fridge! :-) So I made a teriyaki salmon bento, which was so fast to cook, that I had too much idle time in the morning... Just be careful not to overcook the teriyaki sauce, because it may have a burnt taste. Also, optional lotus root slices will keep the fish tender and juicy for the time when you can finally devour every last bit of it ;-)

Ingredients & techniques

Fiber-rich
Gluten-free
Lactose-free
Low-fat
No eggs
No nuts
No peanuts
No shellfish
No wheat
Cucumber
Herbs
Lettuce
Rice
Salmon
Sesame
Teriyaki sauce
Tomato
Bento
Side dish
Boiling
Frying

Difficulty

Easy: 6 steps, 16 minutes
September 14, 2015 by Paul