Social Media

Tamagoyaki Bento Box Recipe

Tamagoyaki Bento Box Recipe

Photos of Tamagoyaki Bento Box Recipe

How To Make Tamagoyaki Bento Box

When you want it fresh and light, it’s time to put the spotlight on these must-have Japanese recipes. Your culinary skills take center stage as you serve gastronomically appealing sushi, ramen, and miso soup! Japanese buffet right at your own home!

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 10 minutes
Total: 25 minutes



  • 6 large eggs
  • 1 1/2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 1/2 tbsp mirin
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp sugar
  • 4 cups cooked Japanese rice
  • 4 nori sheets
  • Sesame seeds, for garnish
  • 1 cucumber, sliced
  • 8 cherry tomatoes
  • 1 cup steamed broccoli
  • 1 cup edamame, boiled and shelled
  • 4 small slices of tamagoyaki


  1. In a bowl, whisk together eggs, soy sauce, mirin, salt, and sugar.

  2. Heat a non-stick pan over medium-low heat and lightly grease with oil.

  3. Pour a thin layer of the egg mixture into the pan and let it set slightly.

  4. Roll the cooked egg towards you, then push it to the top of the pan.

  5. Pour another layer of the egg mixture underneath the rolled egg and let it set slightly.

  6. Roll the cooked egg towards you again, then push it to the top of the pan.

  7. Repeat steps 5 and 6 until all the egg mixture is used.

  8. Remove the rolled egg from the pan and let it cool.

  9. Cut the tamagoyaki into small slices.

  10. Place a nori sheet on a bamboo sushi mat and spread a thin layer of rice over it.

  11. Place the tamagoyaki slices, cucumber, cherry tomatoes, steamed broccoli, and edamame on top of the rice.

  12. Roll the bento tightly using the sushi mat.

  13. Repeat steps 10-12 for the remaining bento boxes.

  14. Sprinkle sesame seeds on top for garnish.

  15. Serve the tamagoyaki bento box chilled or at room temperature.


  • Calories : 376kcal
  • Total Fat : 11g
  • Saturated Fat : 3g
  • Cholesterol : 279mg
  • Sodium : 963mg
  • Total Carbohydrates : 48g
  • Dietary Fiber : 4g
  • Sugar : 4g
  • Protein : 18g
Want to share your experience making this tamagoyaki bento box or discuss other bento recipes? Join the conversation in the Recipe Sharing forum!

Was this page helpful?

Chat Bubble Icon Share your own special recipe
Submit Your Own Recipe

Have your own special recipe to share? Submit Your Recipe Today!