The pickled red ginger is spicy, and goes well with the chikuwa fish paste sticks. Great for bentos!
This is my basic tempura.
Dip the chikuwa into the batter, placing the pickled red ginger into the indent of the chikuwa. Fry with the concave up. The chikuwa is coated in flour to crisp.
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