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No.029 Hanami Inari Sushi
[Sushi with the flavor of crickets]

Cooking time: 45 minutes

“Grillus Kitchen” that delivers recipes using Grilus cricket ingredients
Introducing "Inarizushi", which colors cherry blossom viewing!

Inari sushi with moist and juicy deep-fried tofu.
The deep-fried tofu is seasoned with grilus extract, which is characterized by its strong saltiness and seafood-like umami.
We also introduce the arrangement that colors the cherry blossom viewing.
Why not enjoy the arrival of spring under the cherry blossoms in full bloom?


  • Vinegared rice
    2 servings
  • fried tofu
    4 sheets
  • Gryllus extract (A)
    4 tablespoons
  • Mirin (A)
    2 tablespoons
  • Water (A)
  • Nanohana (boiled)
  • Sakura starch
    moderate amount
  • Kinshi Tamago
    moderate amount
  • grilous powder
    1/2 teaspoon
  • Egg
  • oil
    moderate amount

How to make

  • Cut the aburaage in half, open the bag, pour boiling water over it, and drain it well when it cools down.
  • Add the fried tofu (A) to a frying pan and simmer over medium heat. Halfway through, turn over the fried tofu and let it soak in until the liquid is gone.
  • Make Kinshi Tamago. Crack the eggs into a bowl, add the grilas powder, mix, and make a thin egg in a frying pan and cut it into small pieces.
  • After cooling down, fill vinegared rice in ②, sprinkle with cherry starch, and top with rape blossoms and kinshidama.

So crickets!

"Grillus extract" that concentrates the deliciousness of domestically produced Futahoshi crickets.
It has a strong umami taste similar to oysters and a firm salty taste, so you can easily use it as a seasoning liquid.
In addition, although it is a seasoning liquid, it contains more than 20% protein, so you can add delicious protein to your usual dishes just by adding Grilus extract.

In addition to the decoration materials used this time, kidney beans, red pickled ginger, green soybeans, sakura shrimp, etc. can also be used to create a beautiful and delicious finish.
Please enjoy it with your favorite decoration.

Why Cricket?

The protein crisis that will occur in the future and the food loss problem that is currently occurring mainly in developed countries. In order to solve both of these problems, Grilas grows edible crickets using food waste as food.

If you want to know more about Grylas's initiatives, please click here.