Rice Based Finger Food Recipes

Here at Forbidden Foods HQ we are often asked for ideas for entertaining, especially when it comes to finger food options. Below we have compiled a whole lot of options for your next party from around the world that make great canapés.

These recipes can also be great options for lunchtime ideas and even better if you have excess rice left over from a previous meal!

The recipes we have mentioned below are just examples of some great rice finger food options out there, just click 'view recipe' to be taken to the full recipe by these amazing recipe sites.

Rice Balls

Not only can rice balls be a healthy snack they are the perfect bite size options for events.

Pumpkin Brown Rice Balls with Hummus

Veggie Rice Balls

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Onigiri is a famous rice snack in Japan, where people tend to eat them on the go. This is great alternative to sushi if you’re looking for something different to serves as a rice finger food option.

Vegan Onigiri, Six Ways

Onigiri: Vegan & Gluten-Free

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Arancini Balls

These addictive Italian style bite size risotto rice balls are so good you won’t want to share them at your next event!

Original Arancini

Goat's Cheese Arancini Balls

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Sushi Rolls at Home

Sushi rolls, these healthy little guys never get old for your next party not only are the options to put inside endless but they are actually much easier to make then first though. We have even included a recipe below on how to make sushi without the traditional mat! Pro tip: We also have rice cube food shapers for sale online which makes shaping rice a breeze!

Mini Sushi Rolls

Making Sushi With Out a Mat

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Sushi Cups

Sushi cups, a new age version of the average sushi roll these sushi cups are all the normal ingredients you would add to sushi but simple in a cup. Again you can add whatever you want to this dish. These cups are great when you need to serve a larger group of people.

Ahi Sushi Cups

Sushi In A Cup “Chirashizushi"

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Final Finger Fav!

Rice studded meatballs, these tasty treats are super addictive so don’t say we didn’t warn you.

Rice Studded Meatballs

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Our range of organic rices which includes Black Rice, Red Rice, Green Rice, Brown Rice and White rice can be used for all future entertaining and now you have plenty of great recipe inspiration. So what are you waiting for! Get cooking!

Regards, The Forbidden Foods Team


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Image & Recipe Source List:
Pumpkin Brown Rice Balls with Hummus | dish.co.nz
Veggie Rice Balls | talesofakitchen.com
Vegan Onigiri, Six Ways | landsandflavors.com
Onigiri: Vegan & Gluten-Free | vegangirlfriend.com
Vegan Onigiri, Six Ways | jamieoliver.com
Goat's Cheese Arancini Balls | bite.co.nz
Mini Sushi Rolls | foodtolove.com.au
Making Sushi With Out a Mat | minimalistbaker.com
Ahi Sushi Cups | simmerandboil.cookinglight.com
Sushi In A Cup “Chirashizushi" | chopstickchronicles.com
Rice Studded Meatballs | epicurious.com