BENTO BOX: Okaka Gohan (Seaweed covered bonito flake furikake gohan)
Prep Time
8 mins

Fantastic rice dish for bento box!

Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Japanese
Keyword: bento box
Servings: 1
  • 1 cup cooked Japanese rice
  • 2 tbsp bonito flakes
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 sheet Nori seaweed sheet
  • 1 tsp sesame seeds
  1. Lay cooked rice into a bento box, about a halfway height of the box.

  2. Pick up bonito flakes and a half bunch lay a thin layer of bonito flakes over the rice. And sprinkle of sesame seeds also.

  3. Lay another thin layer of rice over the bonito to hide the bonito flakes as much as possible.

  4. Cut a sheet of seaweed the size of a bento box to fit. 

  5. On a flat plate, pour soy sauce. Then dip a rough side of the seaweed sheet. Season the side really well.

  6. Transfer the seasoned seaweed sheet over the rice.