Cat Bento

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This ginger cat bento is made of Inari sushi. I have already made a bento making use of Inari sushi in a previous post. This ingredient is so versatile that you can create different kyarabens from it.

For this, I used the canned Inari sushi. Simply drain and pat dry 2 pieces of the Inari sushi or tofu pockets. Then fill pockets with steamed white rice and set aside. I did not add any seasonings to the rice since I am adding meat and veggies to the bento. Make sure not to pack the rice too tightly to prevent tearing.

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Make cut outs from cheese and nori to make the cats eyes, nose and whiskers. Arrange the cut pieces to create the face.  I placed the Inari cat sushi on a bed of greens. I then added turkey sausage patties, sliced tomatoes, green peas and carrots to create this kyaraben.

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