Learn how to pack a Japanese lunchbox with these creative bento box ideas.
Add rice to one side of your bento box. This always forms the base for the bento.
Add whatever entree you're packing with your rice. In this case I've added maple miso chicken.
Frilly lettuce not only makes good separators, it can also be used to fill in gaps in your bento box. Long skinny veggies like edamame, cucumber sticks, and snap peas are another way to fill space.
Boiled eggs are a great way to add some extra protein and color to your bento box.
Carrots cut out using vegetable cutters and sprinkles for your rice like sesame seeds or furikake are great ways to dress up your bento.