Kinpira-style Chikuwa and Maitake Mushroom

Kinpira-style Chikuwa and Maitake Mushroom

Pack this into empty spaces in your bento. You can make this when you need an extra dish.

Ingredients: 2 people

Maitake mushrooms
1 pack
2 teaspoons
○Soy sauce
2 teaspoons
2 tablespoons
○Chinese Chicken stock powder
a little
Black sesame
to taste


1. Separate the mushrooms, and cut the chikuwa into 1 cm rings.
2. Coat a pan with oil, quickly sauté the ingredients from Step 1, and temporarily remove it from the heat.
3. Add ○ to Step 2, put it back onto the heat, mix it all together, and then add in the black toasted sesame while crushing it with your fingers, then it is done.

Story Behind this Recipe

This is one dish that I use to fill in the nooks and crannies of bentos.