Inari Stuffed With CrabFrom xerxes 4 years ago
- 1 dozen fresh or dried inari. If using dried inari, you'll need to steam them for a few minutes in a bamboo steamer over boiling water, about 10 min shopping list
- 16 oz fresh or tinned crabmeat shopping list
- 2 Tbsp wasabi mayonnaise (found at asian markets or finer grocers) shopping list
- 1/4 cup fresh snipped chives shopping list
- 2-3 sheets yakinori (the seaweed sheets used for sushi making) shopping list
- 6 eggs, beaten shopping list
- olive or vegetable oil shopping list
How to make it
- Steam the inari as described above, set aside on a paper towel
- In a medium bowl, mix the crabmeat with the wasabi mayonnaise. If you can't find wasabi mayonnaise, most stores carry wasabi by itself. Simply mix it with regular mayo or cool whip 1:3
- add in the chives
- fill each inari with the crab salad. Take care not to overstuff them, so you can fold the open end under to seal. Set these aside
- Heat a large griddle or skillet, and add the oil
- pour in half the beaten eggs, as though making an omelette, however do not fold in half
- once done, turn out the flat omelette onto a large plate or clean cutting board.
- place enough yakinori sheets over the flat omelette to completely cover it.
- Repeat the omelette step above, except this time turn out the 2nd one on top of the yakinori, thus making an egg/yakinori sandwich. Let this whole thing chill for about 10 min in the refrigerator.
- Once chilled cut the egg/yakinori into 2"X2" squares
- place a crab-stuffed inari on each egg square. Skewer each one with a toothpick and serve.
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The Cookxerxes Wheat Ridge, CO
The Rating2 people
This sounds really good. I've been to Japan twice and have had inari usually filled with rice and quite sweet. This would be a nice change.joe1155 in Munchen loved it
These sound delicious. If I still lived in Los Angeles I could easily find Inari, however, out here in the middle of the desert I am miles from anything even close to an Asian market. Still, maybe I can find a way. Thanks; it's a 5.shibattou in Fort Mohave loved it
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