Onigirazu – Sushi Sandwich

The best way to describe Onigirazu is — Japanese sushi sandwich. And since I love sandwiches, sushi, and adventure, I just knew I had to make this thing happen! And happened it did and our whole family are fans!

You can make this recipe using a variety of ingredients, and in this video, I made crab salad, BLT, and strawberry rice puddling(esk) Onigirazu.

I don’t have a recipe for my version of Onigirazu, but I will tell you the ingredients I used

  • shrimp
  • crab salad
  • bacon
  • lettuce
  • tomato
  • cucumber
  • sweet bell peppers
  • green onion
  • zucchini
  • sauce – sweet chili sauce, sriracha mayo, teriyaki

Instant Pot Sushi Rice

Make Sushi Rice easily in your pressure cooker.


  • 2 cups calrose rice or sushi rice
  • 2 cups water


  • 1/4 cup rice wine vinegar
  • 1/4 cup rice vinegar
  • 1 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 TBSP white sugar


  • Rinse your rise several times to remove the starch. Drain thoroughly and add rice to pressure cooker pot.
  • Add your water.
  • Set your cooker for 12 minutes on LOW PRESSURE.
  • Warm vinegar in glass measuring cup for 1 minute. Add salt and sugar and mix to dissolve. Set aside.
  • When the time is up, allow to natural pressure release for 10 minutes.
  • Release the remaining pressure and with a wooden spoon, transfer the cooked rice to a glass bowl.
  • Add in your vinegar mixture and stir well.
  • Allow to cool to touch before using.

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