Updated: Aug 21
Step into a world of vibrant flavors with this Rainbow Veggie Onigirazu recipe, a colorful twist on the traditional Japanese rice sandwich. This recipe is an imaginative, visually pleasing dish that is equally appetizing, offering a burst of refreshing, tangy, and savory notes in each bite.
The dish starts with the preparation of sushi rice, cooked to perfection and flavored with sushi seasoning for that distinct sushi rice taste. The star of this recipe is the rainbow assortment of julienned vegetables - red, orange, and yellow bell peppers, carrots, cucumber, and purple cabbage - that are quick-pickled for a tangy bite.
These crunchy, colorful veggies are paired with hearty seasoned tempeh and spicy vegan sriracha mayo, nestled between two generous portions of seasoned sushi rice. Everything is wrapped in a crisp nori sheet, creating a neat, portable, and delicious package.
The result is a feast for the eyes and the palate - an explosion of flavors, from the tanginess of the pickled vegetables, the savory tempeh, the spiciness of the sriracha mayo, to the comforting flavor of sushi rice. This Rainbow Veggie Onigirazu is a fun, healthy, and delightful dish perfect for a unique lunch, snack, or a creative addition to a bento box. Enjoy the spectrum of flavors and textures, all wrapped into one delicious bite.