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Kamaboko and Cucumber * Tossed in Umeboshi Mayonnaise Sauce

Kamaboko and Cucumber * Tossed in Umeboshi Mayonnaise Sauce

A quick-prep dish with kamaboko! Great as a drink appetizer, or a side dish.^^ The umeboshi pink tinted mayonnaise adds a pretty touch.

Ingredients: 2 servings

Kamaboko
1/2 block
Cucumber
1
Green shiso leaves
1 to 2 leaves
For the umeboshi mayonnaise dressing
Umeboshi (salt-cured plums), plump, low-salt
2
Mayonnaise
1 tablespoon
Honey
1 teaspoon

Steps

1. To make the dressing, combine umeboshi, mayonnaise, and honey, mashing the umeboshi as you mix.
2. Thinly slice the green shiso leaves, cut the kamaboko in half lengthwise, then into thin strips. Diagonally chop the cucumber into 7 to 8 mm slices.
3. Toss the kamaboko and cucumbers in the sauce from Step 1, transfer to a serving dish, garnish with shiso leaves, then serve.

Story Behind this Recipe

I came up with this new dish by combining an idea from a recipe from my reliable Cookpad mate, "tomimo" with one of my own recipes.