Non Fried! Chikuwa Tatsuta-age

Non Fried! Chikuwa Tatsuta-age

My family requests this one a lot. You can also enjoy these cold.
Humble chikuwa fish sticks are transformed into great main bento item!

Ingredients: 6 pieces

☆Chikuwa fish sticks
☆Soy sauce
1 tablespoon
☆Grated ginger, aonori
1/2 teaspoon each
Ziplock bag
1 bag
as needed
Vegetable oil
1 1/2 tablespoons


1. Cut the chikuwa in half diagonally to make 6 pieces.
2. Add all of the ☆ ingredients to a zip-up plastic bag and rub, let it sit for 5-10 minutes.
3. Take the contents of the bag out and dust it with katakuriko, making sure to coat the chikuwa pieces completely.
4. Add oil to a pan and heat over medium heat, and then add in the chikuwa. It is done once they have crisped all over~ (About 3~5 minutes).
5. This is today's bento. This makes one fantastic main dish! I can feel its presence.

Story Behind this Recipe

I had chikuwa that was about to expire, so I planned to use it as the main dish in my bento. It was delicious and simple when I made it!