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Cream cheese mentaiko parcels

Raw Seafood (Sashimi)

Snack or Appetizer

Fried Food

Sparkling Wine

Beer

The perfect snack for the kids, or when you have guests over. They can be prepared ahead of time and frozen. Just remove from freezer when you wish to eat/serve by frying them in hot oil until golden brown.

Processed seafood used

AnitaAnita Lau

Anita Lau is a cookbook author, food writer, and critic with almost 31 years of culinary experience in Asia, as well as North America. She has appeared on Gordon Ramsay's Hell's Kitchen as a guest judge, and was also an International Producer on Netflix's The Final Table.

Servings
12 parcels
Cooking time
30 min
Total servings
12 parcels
Cooking time
30 min

Ingredients

Cream cheese(room temperature)
100g
Mentaiko
2 tbsp
Finely chopped shiso leaf
2 tbsp
Wonton or gyoza wrappers
12 wraps
Oil for frying

Directions

  1. Combine/mix together, cream cheese, mentaiko and chopped shiso.
  2. Chill in refrigerator for 15 minutes or freezer for 3 minutes.
  3. Wrap a dollop of mixture into wrappers and fold to your liking, seal with dabs of water.
  4. Heat oil for frying
  5. Drop parcels into oil until golden brown.

Remarks

**mixture is easier to handle after it has been chilled
**can be made ahead of time and freezed
**oil can be hotter than usual when frying because everything is cooked. You only need to fry until the wrapper is golden brown.

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