Egg and Rice Sandwich (Onigirazu)
meal
vegetarian

Egg and Rice Sandwich (Onigirazu)

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Ingredients

  • 1 teaspoon Nellie's Free Range Unsalted Butter
  • 1 Nellie's Free Range Egg
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour, for dusting
  • 2 teaspoons soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon maple syrup
  • 1 sheet nori (sushi seaweed)
  • 1/2 cup cooked medium-grain white rice, warm
  • 1 slice American cheese
  • 1/4 avocado, sliced
  • 1 tablespoon mayonnaise
Egg and Rice Sandwich (Onigirazu)
  • meal
  • vegetarian

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 5 minutes

Yield: 1 serving

Ingredients Directions
  • meal
  • vegetarian

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 5 minutes

Yield: 1 serving

Ingredients Directions

Ingredients

  • 1 teaspoon Nellie's Free Range Unsalted Butter
  • 1 Nellie's Free Range Egg
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour, for dusting
  • 2 teaspoons soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon maple syrup
  • 1 sheet nori (sushi seaweed)
  • 1/2 cup cooked medium-grain white rice, warm
  • 1 slice American cheese
  • 1/4 avocado, sliced
  • 1 tablespoon mayonnaise

Add a dash of Japanese flair! 

Inspired by Japanese onigirazu, this isn't your typical Western-style sandwich—but it's just as convenient, filling, and easy to enjoy on the go. In place of bread, medium-grain rice wrapped in nori holds all the fillings together, which include an egg cooked in a sweet and savory combination of soy sauce and maple syrup, plus a slice of American cheese, sliced avocado, and a drizzle of mayonnaise for good measure.

Directions

  1. In a nonstick skillet, melt butter over medium-low heat. Crack egg into the skillet and let cook. When the egg white is mostly set, fold the white over the yolk.
  2. Dust both sides of the egg with flour using a sieve, flipping the egg one more time to cook both coated sides.
  3. Pour a mixture of soy sauce and maple syrup over the egg and cook for an additional minute. Set the egg aside.
  4. Place a sheet of nori on a cutting board. Spread half of the rice in the center of the nori, making sure the rice is warm but not hot to avoid tearing the nori.
  5. Place a slice of American cheese, avocado slices, mayonnaise, cooked egg, and remaining rice on top.
  6. Carefully wrap the nori into a square using the sticky rice as a glue. Flip it upside down and cut it in half (wetting your knife with water before cutting can prevent the rice from sticking to the blade). Serve and enjoy!

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