Chikuwa Tossed in Green Onions and Umeboshi

Chikuwa Tossed in Green Onions and Umeboshi

All you have to do is toss the ingredients together.
Enjoy this appetizing combination of umeboshi, green onions, and chikuwa. It's a truly tasty dish that makes a perfect drinking appetizer and also goes great with rice.

Ingredients: 2 servings

4 (1 package)
◎ Umeboshi (large)
1 (about 15g with pit removed)
◎Thin green onions
7-8 stems
◎Ginger (finely chopped)
1/2 teaspoon
◎Soy sauce
1/2 teaspoon
1/2 teaspoon
◎Sesame oil
1/2 teaspoon
1 teaspoon
Bonito flakes (optional)
for garnish


1. Slice the chikuwa thinly at an angle.
2. Finely cut the green onions.
3. Remove the pit from the umeboshi and mince the flesh with a knife.
4. Combine all of the ◎ ingredients in a bowl and mix.
5. Add the chikuwa, toss until even, then it's done.
6. Arrange on a plate and garnish with katsuobushi.

Story Behind this Recipe

I came up with this as an appetizer plate for snacking on with beer.