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Onigirazu using Tortilla hack

Onigirazu (Sushi Sandwich) using the Tortilla Hack

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  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 4 Onigirazu 1x


Onigirazu is a type of Japanese sandwich using seaweed and rice. This plant-based version uses the Tortilla hack to wrap the ingredients. It's a super easy and satisfying meal!


Units Scale

Teriyaki Tofu

  • 400 g firm or medium-firm tofu
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp rice vinegar
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 1 tsp sesame oil
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 2 tbsp warm water

Other Toppings

  • 2 servings sushi or short-grain rice
  • 1 medium avocado
  • 4 sheets nori seaweed
  • 1 small carrot
  • 1/2 cucumber
  • vegan sriracha mayo (optional)
  • sesame seeds (optional)


Make the Teriyaki Tofu

  1. Pat dry and cut the tofu into rectangle pieces. Marinade the tofu pieces with the marinade for at least 10 minutes.
  2. Cook the rice according to package instructions.
  3. Cut the avocado, carrot, and cucumber into thin slices.

Assemble the Onigirazu using the Tortilla Hack

  1. Lay a sheet of nori seaweed on your working station (rough side up). Use a scissor to cut a vertical split halfway towards the seaweed sheet.
  2. Divide each ingredient in
  3. In the bottom right corner, add the cooked rice, followed up by the teriyaki tofu in the top right corner.
  4. Add the avocado in the top left corner and finally add the thinly sliced carrot and cucumber in the remaining corner.
  5. Add some vegan sriracha mayo and sprinkle some sesame seeds on the toppings.
  6. Fold the Onigirazu from the bottom right corner towards the top right corner, then keep folding until it forms a parcel.
  7. You can eat the Onigirazu as it is or wrap it tightly with a plastic wrap and cut in half with a sharp knife.
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Category: Main Course, Side Dish
  • Cuisine: Japanese