Kawaii!! Kyaraben – Omelet Rice Bunny Bento


  • 2 eggs
  • Pinch of salt
  • Japanese Ketchup Rice
  • Ketchup
  • White Sesame Seeds
  • Piece of nori seaweed
  • Parsley

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 


  1. Mix egg and salt with a fork.
  2. Strain the egg mixture.
  3. Heat a non-stick pan over low heat.
  4. Add a little oil and wipe with kitchen paper.
  5. Add the egg mixture in the pan.
  6. Cook over low heat until the surface look not very liquidly. (only takes a couple minutes)
  7. Turn off the heat and put a lid. Let the remaining heat cook the egg completely.
  8. Carefully peel it off from the pan.

Mayumi Johnston
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.