This Kylo Ren Vegetable Onigiri is a Healthy Dark Side Treat

When it comes to a delicious meal like this, your family will finish what they started.

Star Wars Fuel Your Force is a commitment to finding your “inner Force” through an active and healthy lifestyle. Taking inspiration from the epic stories and powerful characters from the Star Wars galaxy, these nutritious recipes are good for you, full of flavor, and sure to bring balance to the Force and your inner well being.

Kylo Ren reaches out with one hand while holding a lightsaber in the other, as a village burns in the background.

With a family lineage like Kylo Ren, trying to find your own path can be a daunting task. Stay strong in your convictions and maintain a healthy lifestyle with these vegetable-filled rice balls.

Wrapped in nori, these rice balls resemble the newly self-appointed Supreme Leader of the First Order and can be filled with the vegetable of your choice. Let the past die, but take this snack with you first.

Kylo Ren Vegetable Onigiri

Yield: 8 servings 

Serving size: 3 rice balls 


  • 1 cup cooked short grain white enriched rice
  • 2 Tablespoons vegetables, chopped small (e.g. cucumbers, carrots, avocado, edamame)
  • 1 sheet nori (seaweed)

Kylo Ren rice ball ingredients

Step 1: Place half the rice onto a sheet of plastic wrap.

Step 2: Add the vegetables into the center, then place the rest of the rice on top.

Kylo Ren rice ball wrap

Step 3: Use the plastic wrap to shape the rice ball into a triangle shape.

Kylo Ren rice ball noriKylo Ren rice ball noriKylo Ren rice ball done

Step 4: Discard the plastic wrap. Cut the nori into pieces to create the helmet details, then wrap a larger piece around the rice ball to create Kylo Ren’s hood details. Serve immediately.

Enjoy this healthy and delicious dose of the dark side!

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