Sakura Shrimp Furikake (perfect for onigiri)

Sakura Shrimp Furikake (perfect for onigiri)

How about some freshly cooked rice with fragrant shrimp?
Nutritious and perfect for onigiri to have at breakfast or put in lunchboxes.


Sakura shrimp or baby shrimp
20 g
Sesame oil
1 tablespoon
Soy sauce
1 tablespoon
Cooked rice (warm)
as needed


1. 20 g (= 1 cup) of sakura shrimp (or baby shrimp) (1/2 cup if using baby shrimp)
2. Heat the sesame oil in a frying pan and add the shrimp from Step 1. When they start to brown, add the soy sauce and stir fry.
3. When the color looks like this and it becomes very fragrant, it's done.
4. Perfect for onigiri.
5. Rice topped with this furikake is so delicious.
6. Also good for making tenkasu + baby shrimp (or sakura shrimp) onigiri.

Story Behind this Recipe

Sakura shrimp is really convenient. Stir fry in sesame oil until fragrant and use as furikake.