How To Make Chikuwa Cucumber

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  • Chikuwa Cucumber |

    Chikuwa is a popular fish cake ingredient in Japan.  It is used in many dishes including hot pot, deep fried, oden, and many more.  Chikuwa Cucumber is one of the quick dishes that can easily fill empty spaces in your bento box.  Preparation only takes a few minutes.  Enjoy!

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    Chikuwa Cucumber |
    Chikuwa Cucumber
    Prep Time
    5 mins
    Total Time
    5 mins
    Course: Appetizer, Bento, How to, Snack
    Author: Nami
    1. Cut the cucumber to same length as chikuwa.
      Chikuwa Cucumber 1
    2. Peel some skin off the cucumber (looks nicer and less bitter).
      Chikuwa Cucumber 2
    3. Cut the cucumber into 8 equal pieces lengthwise. Then remove the seeds area so that each cucumber piece will fit inside of chikuwa. Stuff cucumber inside chikuwa.
      Chikuwa Cucumber 3
    4. Cut each chikuwa cucumber in half, then cut each piece diagonally.
      Chikuwa Cucumber 4
    Recipe Notes

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