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Korean Rice Ball

Korean rice balls have many different flavors such as spam and kimchi
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Course: Appetizer, Main Course
Keyword: bento, korean food

Ingredients

vegetable and spam rice ball

  • 1 carrot peeled and diced
  • ¼ onion diced
  • ¼ one can of spam diced
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1 cup spinach cut in small pieces
  • cups cooked white rice leftover rice is best
  • sesame seeds garnish

kimchi rice ball

  • ½ cup kimchi chopped in tiny pieces
  • 1 tablespoon garlic minced
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon fish sauce
  • ½ tablespoon gochujang (red pepper paste)
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • ½ teaspoon sesame oil
  • 2 cups cooked white rice
  • roasted seaweed broken in small pieces
  • sesame seeds for garnish

Instructions

Vegetable & spam rice ball

  • Peel carrot and dice in small pieces. Dice white onion and spam in small pieces. Make sure all the pieces are small and are relatively the same size. Cooking tip: Keep in mind that the more filling you make, the more rice you need. More filling can cause the rice ball to fall apart.
  • On a medium heat pan, add oil and spam. Cook for one minute and add onion and carrots. Once onions are translucent, add chopped spinach and rice.
  • Set aside rice. To make the rice ball, grab some rice and squeeze in a ball so the rice sticks together. Then gently roll in a ball. Garnish with sesame seeds.

Kimchi rice ball

  • Place kimchi in a bowl. Cut the kimchi with scissors into small pieces. Mince garlic.
  • On a medium heat pan, add oil, garlic, and kimchi. Saute for one minute. Next, add cooked rice. Then add soy sauce, fish sauce, gochujang, sugar and sesame oil. Mix everything together until well combined.
  • Set aside rice. To make the rice ball, grab some rice and squeeze in a ball so the rice sticks together. Then gently roll in a ball.
  • Grab some roasted seaweed and gently crush into small pieces. Roll the rice ball in the seaweed and garnish with sesame seeds.

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