- 2 eggs
- Pinch of salt
- Japanese Ketchup Rice
- White Sesame Seeds
- Piece of nori seaweed
1. Separate egg white from one egg. Crack the other egg in the yolk bowl. (One bowl has 1 white and the other has 2 egg yolks and 1 white) Add a pinch of salt in each bowl.
2. Make a thin omelet sheet with the 2 yolk + 1 white. See instructions for thin omelet sheet.
3. Make a bunny and a heart shape in the omelet with cookie cutters.
4. Make a thin omelet with the 1 egg white and create a white bunny with the same cookie cutter.
5. Put ketchup rice in a bento box. (Mix excess egg with the rice if you would like)
6. Cover the rice with the omelet sheet from step 3 and place the white bunny in the cut-out space.
7. Fill the heart-shape space with ketchup and dot with sesame. Cut a piece of nori seaweed with scissors or a seaweed puncher to create face parts and apply to the bunny.
8. Add parsley on top of the hear shape.
A Thin Omelet Sheet
- Mix egg and salt with a fork.
- Strain the egg mixture.
- Heat a non-stick pan over low heat.
- Add a little oil and wipe with kitchen paper.
- Add the egg mixture in the pan.
- Cook over low heat until the surface look not very liquidly. (only takes a couple minutes)
- Turn off the heat and put a lid. Let the remaining heat cook the egg completely.
- Carefully peel it off from the pan.
Author of Japanese character bento blog, “Spice Up Your Life With a Taste of Japan” funbentobox.com. She has taught character bento classes at Whole Foods Market and Tokyo Central.