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Halloween Bento

Halloween Bento

Learn to make a cute Halloween Bento Set for your kids. It's simple and easy to make and will put a big smile on the face your kids. Make it a delicious treat for them and bring "trick or treating" a fun occasion for them.
Prep Time 2 hrs
Total Time 2 hrs
Course Snack
Cuisine Japanese
Servings 2 people

Equipment

  • Rice Cooker
  • Cling Wrap
  • Scissors

Ingredients
  

Sushi Rice

  • 1 cup Rice
  • 1.2 cup Water

Vinegar Mix

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

Sushi Roll

  • 1 piece Crabmeat half
  • 1 piece Cucumber cut into 3/4 length
  • 1 piece Tamagoyaki
  • 1 piece Seaweed

Garnishes

  • 2 piece Cherry tomatoes quartered
  • 1 piece Ham cut into flower shape
  • 1 piece Cheese
  • 1 piece Lettuce
  • Cauliflower
  • Broccoli Florets

Instructions
 

Make the Rice

  • Wash the rice thoroughly under running water until water comes clear.
  • Leave the rice to drain in a colander for ten minutes.
  • Cook the rice with the water in a rice cooker.
  • After the rice is cooked, mix in the rice vinegar mixture and set aside for use.

Colour the Rice

  • To make the rice coloured you may add carrot/pumpkin puree

Mold the Rice

  • Take a piece of cling wrap, place it on your palm, scoop 2-3 tbsp of white rice and squeeze tight to mould into the shape of the ghost. Set aside.
  • Take a piece of cling wrap, place it on your palm, scoop 2-3 tbsp of orange rice and squeeze tight to mould into the shape of the pumpkin. Set aside.
  • Use the seaweed to cut out the facial expressions for the pumpkin lantern and cute ghost. Use a tiny straw to poke into the ham for the cute ghost blushes.
  • To make the Frankenstein and pumpkin sushi, use the colored rice to make the sushi roll. Repeat the step 1-3.
  • Decorate the plate with the garnishes.

Sushi Roll

  • Take the piece of sushi mat, place the seaweed on the mat and spread sushi rice evenly over the mat.
  • Flip the seaweed over with the rice facing down on the mat, place cucumber, crabmeat and egg in the center and roll tight.
  • Cut into 8 equal length pieces.
Keyword bento set
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