For Character Bentos: Animal Shaped Cup Sushi

For Character Bentos: Animal Shaped Cup Sushi

Make various animals depending on how you arrange this .
It's easy, so try making it with your kids.

Ingredients: 3~3 servings

Plain cooked rice
Flower sushi stock
To taste
Sushi vinegar
To taste
Salted cucumber
Kinshi tamago (finely shredded thin omelette)
Sesame seeds
To preference
Sakura Denbu (mashed and seasoned pink fish)
To taste
Nori seaweed
to taste
Fried pasta
1-2 sticks
Wiener sausages
As desired


1. Mix the flower sushi stock into the rice (or sakura denbu (sweet semidried fish flakes) +vinegar), prepare a measuring spoon with plastic wrap, and mold.
2. After making pink dome onigiri, pack the sushi rice → salted cucumber → kinshi tamago → sakura denbu → and sushi rice into a cup in that order.
3. Make parts with a sausage slice. Shown in the photo is pig ears and a nose.
4. Cook each part, and set them with the pasta.
5. Cut the nori seaweed with a nori punch or scissors, stick it on, and it's done.
6. Arrangement 1: A bunny.
7. Arrangement 2: An elephant.

Story Behind this Recipe

This is a fun homemade lunch.