Cute Rice Burger Bento Making Workshop at D'Open Kitchen

Cute Animal Rice Burger

Recipe by 831c2bbed306d52121e560ed50646ca5?s=30&r=gTrish yee
Inspired by MOS burger "rice burger" series, we transformed these rice burgers into cute animal shapes which makes it too adorable to eat! Pair these cute rice burgers with your favourite meat patty and sides to go with it!
Prep Time 1 hr
Cook Time 1 d 30 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Japanese
Servings 4 portions
Calories 1570 kcal



Rice (Burger Bun)

  • 2 cups Calrose Rice
  • 2 1/4 cups Water

Sushi Vinegar Mix

  • 4 tbsp Rice Vinegar
  • 2 tbsp Sugar
  • 1 tsp Salt

Breaded Chicken Patty

  • 800 grams Chicken minced
  • 100 gram Breadcrumbs mixed with chicken
  • 3 tbsp Onion minced
  • 1 tsp Garlic Powder
  • 1/4 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Black Pepper
  • 1 tsp Olive Oil 1
  • 1 qty Egg for coating
  • 300 grams Breadcrumbs Coating

To Assemble The Burger

  • 1 slice Cheddar Cheese
  • 1 piece Lettuce
  • 1 piece Chicken Patty see recipe
  • 2 piece Rice Patties see recipe

To Make the Coloured Rice

  • 1 tbsp Sakura Denbu piggy burger
  • 1 tsp Dark Soy Sauce bear burger
  • 1 tsp Tumeric Powder ducky burger

Animal Expression

  • 1 piece Japanese Seaweed facial expressions
  • 1 qty Baby Carrot ducky mouth
  • 1 piece Chicken Ham piggy ears & mouth


Sushi Rice

  • Wash the calrose rice and cook with water in rice cooker.
  • Once rice is cooked, mix in the sushi vinegar mix and leave aside to cool. Cover with a damp cloth.

Breaded Chicken Patty

  • Place chicken in a mixing bowl. Add in the bread crumbs, onion, egg, garlic powder, salt and pepper. Place remaining bread crumbs on a plan.
  • Divide chicken meat into 4 piles and shape into a 5inch diameter size patties. Coat each patty with bread crumbs.
  • Heat olive oil in a large non-stick skillet over medium heat and fry patties until golden and cooked through, about 5 minutes per side.

Rice Burger

  • Use a piece of cling wrap, mould the pink, white, yellow and brown colored rice into 8 round circle rice ball about 4 inch in diameter to make the rice burger.
  • Cut out the piggy ears and nose from a piece of ham.
  • Cut out the mouth of the ducky from the baby carrot.
    Cut the facial parts (eyes, nose and mouth) out from a piece of seaweed. Place the seaweed on the rice burger.
  • Assemble the facial expression on the rice burger.

To Assemble

  • Place the bottom rice patty on a piece of lettuce, stack the chicken patty on top with a slice of cheese and lettuce or tomato and stack the top rice patty with the animal expression over.
  • Place on a wooden board to serve with salad mix at the side.


if you can't find Sakura Denbu to make the pink sushi rice, you can replace with beetroot juice 


Calories: 1570kcal
Keyword bento set, burger, kids meal, rice dish
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