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He surimi It has already become very popular in all homes, and surely you have used it at some time, but beyond the popular salad with crab sticksthere are others recipes with surimi that will allow you to include it in all kinds of dishes.
Today we are going to explain 10 recipes to include the surimi on your menu of the week. Take note!
Easy and healthy surimi recipes
Stuffed eggs with surimi
You know we love them deviled eggsand that beyond the classic stuffed eggs with tuna there are other delicious options, like these eggs stuffed with surimi.
Ingredients: 6 grated surimi bars; 6 eggs; 3 tablespoons of mayonnaise; 1 tablespoon of ketchup; salt; pepper; chopped chives
Preparation: Boil the eggs, peel them and cut them in half. Separate the yolks and put them in a bowl together with the grated and chopped surimi, the mayonnaise and the ketchup. Mix well, season to taste and fill the whites with this mixture. Put in the fridge until serving time, when we will sprinkle them with fresh chopped chives.
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Surimi or battered crab sticks
This is an easy recipe that when you try it you will make it many times because it is very easy and it is delicious. They are coated with panko, which is a thicker type of Japanese breadcrumb than the one we usually use, which makes the texture of the food much more crispy.
Ingredients: 1 package of crab sticks or surimi; 2 eggs; panko or breadcrumbs; flour for coating; frying oil; 1 pinch of salt
Preparation: We beat the eggs with a pinch of salt. Heat oil in a frying pan until very hot but not smoking. Coat the crab sticks in the flour, then dip in the beaten egg and finally in the panko or breadcrumbs. Fry the battered crab sticks until golden brown. Transfer to a plate lined with kitchen paper to absorb excess oil. We serve with soy sauce.
7 salads with surimi or crab sticks
The salads with surimi they are very healthy, as it is a way to enrich them with high-quality proteins, making this dish a complete and healthy option, perfect as a single dish. But don’t limit yourself to the classic salads with lettuce, since there are many options that will dazzle you when you try them, such as the rice salad.
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Easy dinners with surimi
Are recipes with surimi they will allow you to prepare a light and easy dinner in no time.
Avocados stuffed with surimi, pineapple and egg
Ingredients: 6 surimi sticks; 1 tomato; 2 slices of pineapple in its juice; ¼ onion; 4 tablespoons of mayonnaise; 2 tablespoons of lemon juice; 1 tablespoon of olive oil; 1 teaspoon salt; pepper; 2 avocados
Preparation: Cut the avocados in half crosswise, remove the bone and empty them with the help of a spoon. In a bowl, mix the diced avocado pulp, the tomato and pineapple also cut into small pieces, and the onion chopped into brunoise or very small pieces. Mix with the 4 tablespoons of mayonnaise, 2 tablespoons of lemon juice, 1 tablespoon of olive oil and season with salt and pepper. Fill the avocados with the mixture.
Pizza with surimi or crab sticks
This pizza is a great option for a quick dinner. To prepare it you can use a ready-made pizza base or make the homemade pizza dough yourself with our recipe:
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Homemade pizza dough (2 traditional recipes, spongy or thin)
Once you have the pizza dough, cover it with tomato, mozzarella cheese, and top with surimi, yellow or red pepper strips, and black and green pitted olives. Bake in the preheated oven at 180ºC for 15 minutes or until the cheese is melted and the edges of the pizza dough are golden.
Pita bread stuffed with surimi salad
Another option for a quick dinner is to prepare some sandwiches with pita bread which, again, you can buy already made or follow our recipe:
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For the surimi salad filling, follow these steps:
Ingredients: 6 bars of surimi; 1 cucumber; 1 can of cooked corn; 3 tablespoons of mayonnaise; 2 tablespoons of lemon; salt; pepper; 1 sprig of fresh cilantro.
Preparation: Wash the cucumber and chop it into small cubes. Cut the surimi into cubes. Put everything in a bowl next to the drained corn. Add the mayonnaise, lemon, salt and pepper and mix well with the rest of the ingredients. Add the chopped cilantro. Fill the pita bread with this salad.
If you don’t have pita bread on hand, you can also prepare some sandwiches by toasting some baguette bread and filling with the crab stick salad, as you can see in the image below. A delicious option!
What is surimi? Properties and benefits of this ingredient
Origin of surimi
The word surimi comes from two Japanese words: ‘suru’ (process) ‘mash/mi’ (meat).
He surimi it’s a ancient method of preserving fish which arose in Japan for the conservation of fish and where it is mentioned in writing in the year 1115 BC as part of the menu for celebrations of the Japanese upper class.
In the West it became popular under the name of chatkasince it imitates the meat of the prized Kamchatka crab or king crab, and that is where the name of crab sticksalthough its main ingredient is fish.
How is surimi made?
Surimi is obtained by mincing the fillets of Alaska pollocka fish of the family of cod. After capturing it, the head, entrails, bones, and skin are removed, minced, and mixed with water to obtain the fish protein.
To make the popular crab sticksthe surimi is mixed with egg white, high oleic sunflower oil, a pinch of starch, salt, and paprika extract, which is what gives it the red color.
Surimi has great availability of essential amino acidsand highlights the easy assimilation and digestion of your protein. It also highlights its content in omega 3 and vitamin B12.
In addition, the advantage of surimi bars are an excellent alternative to fish for children, since they they don’t have thorns And they had a Smooth flavor that will please the Kids.
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