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Beer Snacks for Father's Day: Toasted Kamaboko Fish Cakes with Spicy Mentaiko

Beer Snacks for Father's Day: Toasted Kamaboko Fish Cakes with Spicy Mentaiko

You can make these drinking snacks with your children as a treat for Dad on Father's Day.

Ingredients: 1 person

Kamaboko
4.5 cm
Kamaboko
3 cm
Cherry tomatoes
2
Zucchini
6mm
Olive oil
1 teaspoon
Salt
a small amount
Mentaiko
1/2 tablespoon
Butter
1/4 teaspoon
Soy sauce
a little

Steps

1. Slice the kamaboko with the wooden board intact into 1.5 cm thick, stopping at 5 mm before cutting all the way through.
2. Slide the knife between the kamaboko and the board, and lift from the cutting board.
3. Slice the cherry tomatoes into thirds, cut the zucchini into 3mm half-circles, line up on parchment paper, coat with olive oil and salt one one side.
4. Remove the membrane of the mentaiko, mix with butter (at room temperature) and soy sauce, and spread it on top of the kamaboko.
5. Lay the kamaboko onto the same parchment paper from Step 3 with the mentaiko paste facing up, and toast in a toaster oven for roughly 8 minutes.
6. Insert the cherry tomatoes into the red kamaboko, stick the zucchini into the white kamaboko, and arrange onto plates.

Story Behind this Recipe

My child wanted to make his beloved Papa a beer snack for Father's Day, so I created this beer snack that I made using papa's favorite kamaboko and healthy veggies.