Aonori-flavored Deep-fried Chikuwa Tube-shaped Fish Cakes

Bite-size chikuwa (tube-shaped fish cakes) sprinkled with bright green aonori! A favorite bento item!

Aonori-flavored Deep-fried Chikuwa Tube-shaped Fish Cakes
Photographed by Akio Takeuchi


Recipe by
Harumi Kurihara

Easy

Seafood

Quick

310kcal

5minutes

Calorie count is for full recipe

Ingredients

  • 1 chikuwa tube-shaped fish cake (thick)
  • [Batter]

    • 2 tbsp tempura batter mix
    • 2 tbsp ice-cold water
    • 1/2 tbsp aonori seaweed
      Note

      Filamentous seaweed, dried and crumbled into flakes.

  • Frying oil

Directions

1

Cut the chikuwa into five or six pieces.

2

Pour the tempura batter mix into a bowl. Add the water and mix lightly. Add the aonori powder and mix.

3

Put the chikuwa into the batter and coat evenly.

4

Heat the frying oil to 180 degrees Celsius and fry the chikuwa.

5

Drain on a cooling rack, using a paper towel if necessary.