Nutty Rice Shapes

Serves: 4 people
Preparation time: 5 minutes


2 cups leftover rice
1 tablespoon tahini
2 whole shiso leaves

Utensils: Small bowl


  • Wet your hands and form a small amount of rice into small balls. Make sure the rice is packed firmly.
  • Carefully remove a shiso leaf and cut it into 4 strips lengthwise.
  • Place a small amount of tahini on top of one rice ball and wrap a strip of shiso around the rice ball.
  • Repeat with the rest of the rice balls and serve.


The rice balls can be rolled in crushed, toasted almonds after wrapping with the shiso.