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Our Regular Osechi Item--Kamaboko Fish Cakes (Mom's Taste)

Our Regular Osechi Item--Kamaboko Fish Cakes (Mom's Taste)

Make these for Osechi (the Japanese New Year's Feast), to serve guests, as hors d'oeuvres, or as drinking appetizers...It's an easy and delicious recipe!!
This a regular item in our New Year's feast.

Ingredients: I kamaboko cake worth

Kamaboko
1 (enough for 10-12 cuts)
Salmon roe
as much as you like
Shiso leaves
5-6

Steps

1. Slice the kamaboko into 10-12 cuts. Down the center of each slice, make a slit 2/3 to the base. Cut the shiso leaves in half.
2. Press the shiso into the slit opening, and top with salmon roe.
3. Here they are served in my New Year's Feast in 2010.
4. And again in 2011.
5. Then, in 2012.
6. ...and 2013!

Story Behind this Recipe

This is a must at my mom's New Year's feast. Everyone loves it.