Kawaii!! Kyaraben – Baby Chick Bento


  • Mashed Potatoes
  • 1 Boiled Egg
  • A piece of nori seaweed 
  • 4 prices of frozen corn kernels 

1. Form mashed potatoes into 2 small round balls.  Add corn, cheese or vegetable inside if you’d like.

2. Cut a boiled egg as shown to create 2 egg shells.

3. Layer lettuce in a bento box.

4. Arrange the mashed potato balls in a box.

5. Create eyes with a piece of nori seaweed.  Beak with corn.

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.