Other Seafood

  • Donburi (Rice Bowl) Egg Other Seafood

    Crab Omelette Rice Bowl

    I used to use Imitation Crab Meat (aka Crab Sticks) for this dish. Imitation Crab Meat is made of white fish paste, starch, sugar, egg whites and crab flavouring. And it is shaped to resemble the crab meat using red food colouring. I don’t use Imitation Crab Meat for cooking these days because I can’t …

  • Other Seafood Takikomigohan

    Scallops Enoki Takikomigohan

    I am very fond of ‘Takikomigohan’ which is seasoned rice cooked with vegetables, mushrooms, seafood or chicken. As you can find quite a few recipes of ‘Takikomigohan’ on this site, I cook them often. Here is another one. I always use less-expensive frozen small scallops for this dish, but large good quality ones are just …

  • Other Seafood

    Mussels Tsukudani

    In Okayama, the place in Japan where I am from, a type of clam called ‘Mogai’ cooked in Mirin, Sugar and Soy Sauce is a traditional local dish and essential for the New Year celebration. I sometimes miss the dish. Sadly clams are not commonly consumed in Melbourne and hard to find or quite pricey, …

  • Other Seafood

    Sweet Chilli Marinated Mussels

    A fish shop in the shopping centre in Ringwood, near my house, sells marinated mussels. I love their Asian flavour but they are very pricey. So I tried to make them by myself using frozen pre-blanched shelled mussel meat. YOU MUST TRY this recipe! I would never purchase the marinated mussels again. It’s so easy …

  • Fish Other Seafood

    Squid & Edamame Patties

    In Japan, I used to enjoy many traditional food made from fish such as ‘Chikuwa’, ‘Kamaboko’, ‘Fish Sausages’, etc. One of my favourite is deep-fried fish patties with squid pieces in them. The only way for me to eat them now is making them by myself. One day I reluctantly tried and discovered it is …

  • Other Seafood

    Butter Soy Scallops & Spinach

    Super quick and easy and delicious and nutritious. Great with hot rice or freshly cooked pasta. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients Scallops 300g Spinach 1 bunch Butter 20g Garlic 1 clove *finely chopped Soy Sauce 1 to 2 tablespoons Method 1. Wash Spinach and cut 3cm. 2. Heat Butter in a frypan and cook Garlic and Scallops …

  • Other Seafood

    Fried Oysters

    I don’t like raw oysters. Do you? Try this recipe, you will become a big fan of them especially if you like smoked oysters. It is much easier to make than you think. This very simple recipe can be used for prawns and scallops as well. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients Oysters enough for 4 servings …