Birdy Tuna Mayo Rice Ball Bento Box 

By: Vicky Pham @em_vickypham



Prep Time

5 min

Cook time

5 min


  • 1/2 cup sushi rice

  • 1 can Chunk Tuna in water, drained

  • 1 tablespoon Japanese Mayo

  • 1 teaspoon soy sauce

  • 1 sheet seaweed paper

  • 1 carrot

  • lettuce

  • Libby’s Whole Kernel Sweet Corn, 4 oz. Cup

  • 2 Chocolate Chip Cookies

  • cherries

  • 1 tablespoon hummus

  • 2 pieces of Naan Bread, sliced in half

  • sharp cheddar, cubed

  • beef jerkey


  1. Wash and cook the rice according to the package.  
  1. While the rice cooks, open the can of tuna and drain out any excess liquid. 
  1. Add tuna to a bowl along with 1 tablespoon Japanese Mayo and 1 teaspoon soy sauce. 
  1. Mix well to form a paste.  
  1. When rice is cooked, stir to fluff, and then transfer to a bowl to cool slightly. 
  1. When the rice is cool, scoop 1/4 cup of rice into your hand and make a little well in the center of the rice.  
  1. Add about 2 tablespoons of the tuna mayo filling into the well and cover the tuna with the surrounding rice. 
  1. Cup the hand to form a ball. Repeat to make two smaller balls. Use scissors to cut out the eyes with seaweed paper and strips to make claws. 
  1. Cut out the small end of a carrot to add as the beak. 
  1. Fill the remaining space in Bento box with lettuce. 
  1. Add chocolate chip cookies, cherries, hummus, sliced Naan Bread, sharp cheddar, and beef jerky to Bento box. 
  1. Add Libby’s Whole Kernel Sweet Corn Cup to Bento box.