MINI CHIKUWA — BROILED FISH CAKE, 5lb
Chikuwa is a Japanese jelly-like food product made from ingredients such as fish surimi, salt, sugar, starch, monosodium glutamate and egg white. After mixing them well, they are wrapped around a bamboo or metal stick and steamed or broiled. The word chikuwa comes from the shape when it is sliced.
Chikuwa is often eaten as a snack with beer or Japanese sake dipped in soy sauce with no additional preparation. Chikuwa taste best when eaten this way. Also, chikuwa goes very well with cheese or cucumbers. The chikuwa are cut at an angle and eaten with cheese or cucumber stuffed in the hole.