Food Hall-Style Kabocha Squash Tartare Salad

Food Hall-Style Kabocha Squash Tartare Salad

An elegant little dish that's quick and easy. The sweetness of the kabocha squash and the sourness of the rakkyo pickles go so well together.

Ingredients: 2 servings

Kabocha squash
about 1/4
Rakkyo pickles (pickled small onions) or cucumber pickles
1 tablespoon, finely chopped
Parsley (if you have it)
a small amount, finely chopped
3 to 4 tablespoons
Salt and pepper
a small amount


1. Make all the ingredients ready.
2. Cut up the kabocha squash into bite sized pieces, put on a heatproof dish, cover with plastic wrap and microwave until tender.
3. Take the chopped up rakkyo pickles or cucumber pickles and..
4. Mix them in with the mashed kabocha squash, as well as the boiled egg and mayonnaise...
5. ...season with salt and pepper...
6. and you're done!
7. This is the version with cucumber pickles.
8. This the version with rakkyo pickles.

Story Behind this Recipe

I wanted to make kabocha salad, which I love, simpler and tastier. A great dish to serve to guests too.