Mushroom Onigiri

Mushroom Onigiri

From   Style Chef

Prep: 25 minutes

Cook: 10 minutes

Method: Moderate

Course: Starter

Type: Fusion

Spicy mushroom mixture mixed with sushi rice, shaped into balls and deep fried


  • Mushrooms, minced 3 cups
  • Olive oil 2 tsps + to deep-fry
  • Onions, chopped 3 tbsps
  • Leek, chopped 2 tbsps
  • Garlic, chopped 3 tsps
  • Jalapeno, chopped 2 tbsps
  • Shushi rice, cooked 3 cups
  • Salt to taste
  • Black peppercorns, crushed to taste
  • Breadcrumbs as required
  • Pimento coulis to garnish
  • Chives to garnish


  • Heat olive in a non-stick pan, add onions, leek, garlic, mushrooms and jalapeno and saute till fragrant.
  • Take shushi rice in a mixing bowl, add the mushroom mixture and mix well. And salt and crushed black peppercorns and mix well. Divide the mixture into equal portions and shape them into balls. These are mushroom onigiri.
  • Spread breadcrumbs in a plate and roll the sushi balls in it.
  • Heat sufficient olive oil in a deep pan and deep fry the mushroom onigiri till golden. Drain on absorbent paper.
  • Drizzle pimento coulis on a serving plate decoratively, place the mushroom onigiri on it. Garnish with chives and serve.