How To: Make bento (Japanese boxed lunch)

Make bento (Japanese boxed lunch)

Learn how to make Bento with YouTube's beloved Cooking With Dog.

Ingredients for Bento
(serves 1)

- Potato Salad -
40g Potato (1.41 oz)
10g Carrot (0.35 oz)
400cc Water (1.69 u.s. cup)
1/2 tsp Salt
4cm Cucumber (1.57 inch)
A pinch of Salt
1 tbsp Sweet Corn
1/2 tsp Vinegar
A pinch of Sugar
A pinch of Black Pepper
1 tsp Mayonnaise

1 Cherry Tomato

- Chicken Karaage -
50g Chicken (1.76 oz)
2/3 tbs Kimchi Base
or 1/2 Soy Sauce + 1/2 Sake + Grated Garlic
1 tsp Potato Starch
Frying Oil

- Honey Glazed Pumpkin -
40g Pumpkin (1.41 oz)
Honey
Toasted Black Sesame Seeds

1/8 Apple

- Onigiri -
140g Fresh Steamed Rice (4.94 oz)
Noritama Furikake - Egg & Seaweed
Yukari Furikake - Red Shiso Leaf
2 sheets of 19×5cm Toasted Nori (7.5x2 inch)

- Spinach Tamagoyaki -
1 Egg
40g Spinach (1.41 oz)
1 tsp Soy Sauce

1 Vienna Sausage
1/2 tsp Oil

**Trick to make bento in the busy morning is preparing the ingredients the night before or using premade ingredients from the market.

** Recently, bento regained its popularity in Japan for its safe and balanced diet and many Japanese bring their own bento to school and work.

About Music:
Frederic Chopin - Valse in D-flat major "Minute Waltz" - Op. 64 No. 1 Play by Muriel Nguyen Xuan, recording by Stephane Magnenat

Cooking With Dog is WonderHowTo's favorite Japanese Cooking Show. Search "Cooking With Dog" on WonderHowTo from your helpful instructor, a dog named Francis.

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