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5 from 2 votes

Teriyaki Rice Burger

This Teriyaki Rice Burger has a tasty meat patty coated with teriyaki sauce and served on a rice bun; it's the classic hamburger with a Japanese twist!
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Main Dish, Rice, Rice dish
Cuisine: Japanese
Servings: 4 burgers
Author: Shihoko | Chopstick Chronicles


  • 2 cups short grain rice
  • 1 cup glutenous rice sticky rice
  • 250 g mince
  • 1 small onion
  • 1 egg
  • 1/3 cup panko crumbs
  • Pinch of Salt Pepper & Nutmeg
  • 1 cup of Teriyaki Sauce
  • 1 tbs Katakuriko potato starch
  • 4 slices of tomato
  • Lettuce leaves
  • Sesame seeds


  • Wash the rice and cook according to your rice cooker instructions or if you don't have a rice cooker look here.
  • Cut the onion finely and cook them in a frying pan over low heat till brown.
  • Place the mince, egg, panko crumbs, salt, pepper, nutmeg and onion into a large bowl and mix them well.
  • Divide the mince mixture into 4 small balls and shape them into flat circle patties.
  • Heat some cooking oil in a large frying pan and cook the mince pattiess over medium heat.
  • Cook until meat is cooked through and patties are browned on both sides then put aside.
  • Follow the Teriyaki Sauce recipe then mix the Katakuriko with 2 tbs of water and add it to the teriyaki sauce and continuously stir till the sauce is thickened.
  • Prepare the rice patties then place the patties, teriyaki sauce, lettuce, and tomato into the rice buns then sprinkle with sesame seeds and serve!


I used same moulds that I made Japanese thick and fluffy pancakes. Instruction are here