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Avocado Stuffed Rice Balls (Onigiri)


Special Diet

Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free, Vegan, Vegetarian


Appetizer, Dips & Snacks, Side Dish

Main Ingredient

Rice & Grains


Quick & Easy, Authentic Japanese, Kid-Friendly


  • 1 tsp San-J No Soy Tamari
  • 1 tsp rice wine vinegar
  • 1 green onion minced
  • 1/2 tsp minced ginger
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 2 avocados halved, pitted, peeled, and cut into 1/2-inch pieces
  • 4 cups cooked short-grain Japanese rice
  • 2 sheets nori cut into 8 1-inch strips


  • Mix San-J No Soy Tamari, vinegar, green onion, ginger and garlic in small bowl and toss avocados until coated.
  • Wet hands with water as necessary to prevent sticking and form a loose, 1/4 cup-sized rice ball.
  • Make an indent in center of each rice ball and fill it with 1/8 portion of the avocado filling, and cover the filling with rice, forming the rice ball into a triangle. Repeat to make 8 triangle-shaped rice balls.
  • Wrap each rice ball with a strip of nori and enjoy.

* The Gluten Free recipes that appear in this website incorporate a variety of San-J's products that are Certified Gluten Free. Please be sure to consider the other ingredients to make sure they comply with your dietary needs and restrictions.

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