Here is a collection of inexpensive and satisfying chikuwa recipes. There are five recipes: "Yamnyeom Eggplant Chikuwa," "Chikuwa with Okra," "Chiku Kyu Kimchi," "Chikuwa Toppogi," and "Daikon and Chikuwa Wasabi Mayo Salad.
Yamnyeom Eggplant ChikuwaA simple recipe for "Yam Nyom Eggplant Chikuwa," a chikuwa version of the popular Korean dish "Yam Nyom Chicken. The rich flavor of this dish is sure to be a crowd pleaser.
The heated eggplant is soft and tender, and the chikuwa has a firm texture. The sweet and sour taste of tomatoes and the rich flavor and gentle spiciness of gochujang (red pepper paste) spread in every mouthful. The garlic and sesame accents give the dish a slightly spicy flavor.
Click here for a detailed recipe＞＞" Yamnyeom Eggplant Chikuwa
Chikuwa with okraA simple recipe for "Chikuwa with Okra" that makes use of the holes in the chikuwa. It is recommended as a side dish for lunch as the taste and texture remain the same even after cooling down.
When you bite into it, you will feel the plump texture of the chikuwa. As you bite into it, the stickiness and crunchy texture of okra takes over. The savory saltiness of soy sauce and the aroma of garlic spreads. The white sesame seeds add a nice accent.
Click here for a detailed recipe＞＞" Chikuwa with Okra
Chiku-kyu with kimchiThis is a simple recipe for "Chiku Kyu Kimchi", just cut and dress the chikuwa. The spicy flavor makes it an appetizing side dish.
Fresh cucumbers, refreshing green onions, and tasty kimchi are well balanced. The spiciness that lingers on the tongue is a taste that lingers. You can use sweet or spicy kimchi, or whatever seasoning you prefer.
Click here for detailed recipe＞＞" Chiku Kyu Kimchi Dressing
Chikuwa tteokbokkiThis recipe for "chikuwa tteokbokki" will make you fall in love with mochi (rice cakes). It is perfect not only as a side dish, but also as a snack.
Bite into a piece of chikuwa that has been dipped in a sweet and spicy sauce, and you will find a soft and chewy rice cake inside! If you like, you can add melted cheese as a topping.
Click here for a detailed recipe＞＞" Chikuwa Ddeokbokki
Daikon and Chikuwa Salad with Wasabi MayoThis recipe for "Daikon and Chikuwa Wasabi Mayo Salad" uses chikuwa to add umami and volume. This salad is not too refreshing and is recommended as a snack.
The crunchy texture of the daikon radish is refreshing, and the mild mayonnaise flavor is a perfect match. The occasional dash of wasabi adds a nice accent.
Click here for a detailed recipe＞＞" Daikon and Chikuwa Wasabi Mayonnaise Salad