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Tuna Rice Filling
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Korean Tuna-Mayo Rice Balls


Tuna Rice Ball

  • 1 can Tuna (150 gram)
  • Good amount Mayonnaise
  • 1-2 pinches Salt
  • Few cracks Black Pepper
  • whole Finely Diced Chili Pepper (Optional)

Seasoned Rice

  • 1.5 cups Rice (Short Grain Rice)
  • 2 pinches of Salt
  • 1 Tablespoon Sesame Oil


Make Tuna Filling

  • Open can of tuna. Drain liquid out. Then empty tuna into a mixing bowl.
  • Place in a good amount of mayonnaise. Give it a mix - add more if you need.
  • Season with a few pinches of salt and black pepper.
  • Finely dice ⅓ of a chili pepper and add to the mix.

Season Rice

  • Scoop out 1.5 cups of cooked rice into a bowl. Season with a few pinches of salt and 1 Tablespoon of Sesame Oil.
  • Fold the rice and make

Make Rice Balls

  • Place a few spoonfuls of the tuna mix. Give it a mix - add more to taste.
  • Then mold with your hands into compact ball shape. Then round it out by rolling it in your palms.
  • Optional: Make Scrambled Eggs on the side - eat it as a side dish, alongside your rice balls!