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There are only three ingredients necessary.

1. Raw egg

No matter what country you’re in, I think this is one basically everyone has.

Soy sauce

Thanks to Kikkoman, the whole world can get their hands on delicious Japanese soy sauce.

3. Piping hot rice

I recommend sticky rice so you can be as close as possible to the Japanese flavor. Choosing rice is probably difficult for people who don’t come from a rice-eating culture.

For Europeans, I recommend this Italian-made rice.

Or round rice meant for desserts.

*Be sure to wash the rice many times in order to make it glutinous, no matter which rice you use.

It is very simple to make.

1. Combine everything

Pour raw egg and soy sauce into the rice…

2. Stir with chopsticks!

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In fact, foreigners try rice with raw egg more than Japanese people do. You can make it that simply!

That’s it.

Now you can eat. Let’s have the dish while it is hot.

That’s amazingly delicious… isn’t it?

The eggs obtained in Japan are fresh so that you can eat them raw.

Depending on the country, you may feel nervous about eating raw egg.
But Japan has a culture of eating eggs raw so you can eat them raw without fear.

Even in the famous Japanese food “Sukiyaki”

Sukiyaki is a type of Japanese food where thinly sliced meat and other ingredients are cooked and boiled in a shallow pot.

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we add raw eggs to it.

More recently, you can find onigiri with raw egg and soy sauce in convenience stores.

The picture is of a Japanese convenience store: Lawson.

Onigiri?

Onigiri is cooked rice shaped into triangles, rolls, or spheres with flavoring either on the rice or added inside it.

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The onigiri they sell in convenience stores are wrapped up like this.

Convenience store onigiri, all lined up in a row!

This is the latest boom in onigiri: raw egg with rice and soy sauce!

The inside looks like this. Even here the egg is very raw. And it tastes amazing!

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