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For Bentos: Crab Stick Tamagoyaki Flavored with Soup Stock and Mayonnaise

For Bentos: Crab Stick Tamagoyaki Flavored with Soup Stock and Mayonnaise

The cut ends of these round tamagoyaki are colorful and pretty. They contain crab sticks and are flavored with soup stock cubes and mayonnaise. Try this as a gap-filler in your bentos!

Ingredients: 4 slices

Eggs
3
*Consomme (minced)
1/3-2/3 cube (adjust according to the size of the eggs)
*Mayonnaise (half-calorie)
1 tablespoon
*Dried parsley
to taste
Imitation crab sticks
2 sticks
Ham
1-2 slices
Sliced cheese
1-2 slices
Vegetable oil
as needed

Steps

1. Mix the eggs and * ingredients together.
2. Heat up some vegetable oil in a square tamagoyaki frying pan. Pour in 1/3 of the egg mixture, and place the imitation crab towards the back once the top side has solidified a bit, and roll it up.
3. After rolling, add in another 1/3 of the egg mixture, place a slice of cheese on top, and roll it up.
4. Add in the remaining 1/3 egg mixture, add in ham, and roll it up.
5. After you have finished rolling, wrap it in a paper towel, and mold it into a cylinder.
6. Wrap it up again in aluminum foil. stand it up vertically, and let it cool. Do not close the top end of the aluminum foil in order to let the heat escape.
7. After it has cooled, cut off both ends, and slice it.
8. This is what it looks like cut. Done!

Story Behind this Recipe

I had some leftover imitation crab sticks, so I made tamagoyaki a little different than the usual.