Stuffed Abura-Age with Natto

“Natto” is a representative Japanese fermented food made from soybeans fermented with Bacillus subtilis var. natto.

Cooking of Stuffed Abura-Age with Natto
Cooking of Stuffed Abura-Age with Natto

 

Make stuffing with “Natto”, cheese and scallion
and season them with soy sauce.

 

Fermented food is a winning combination with each other.

Stuffing in Abura-Age, which is a deep fried tofu.

Cooking of Stuffed Abura-Age with Natto
Cooking of Stuffed Abura-Age with Natto

 

Close them by a toothpick.

 

This style like Abura-Age pouches is called “Kinchaku”.

Broil in oven under grill until the Abura-Age browns.
Cooking of Stuffed Abura-Age with Natto

・Natto
is a representative Japanese fermented food made from soybeans fermented with Bacillus subtilis var. natto, which has a peculiar smell and slimy texture.  納豆(なっとう) literally “chamber bean”  *納所
・Abura-Age
is a deep fried thin tofu. 油揚げ(あぶらあげ) literally “fried in oil”