Rice Balls

Rice Balls

Serves 1
Prep time 15 minutes
Cook time 15 minutes
Total time 30 minutes
Allergy / Intolerance Amines, Artificial Addititives, Artificial Colours, Dairy, Egg, Glutamates, Preservatives, Salicylates, Wheat
Suitable for Dairy / Lactose Free, Gluten Free, RPAH Elimination Diet - Low Chemical / Failsafe
Meal type Lunch, Lunch Box, Savoury Snack
Misc Child Friendly, Pre-preparable, Serve Cold
Occasion Picnic
Region Japanese
Easy rice balls for kids.


  • 1/2 cup sushi rice (sticky rice works best)
  • pinch salt
  • water


  • 1 teaspoon poppy seeds
  • Failsafe Foodie's Magic Sauce (to serve)


1. Cook the rice as per the directions on the packet and allow to cool enough to handle.
2. Add a pinch of salt and the poppy seeds (if using) and stir through.
3. With wet hands shape the rice into small balls or use rice moulds to create shapes.
4. Serve or pack into a cooled lunch box. Serve with Failsafe Foodie's Magic Sauce for dipping.


Low chemical / FAILSAFE

The recipe for Failsafe Foodie's Magic Sauce can be found here.

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