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  • n. Any of various processed seafood products made from surimi, in which whitefish is pureed, formed into loaves, and steamed until firm.


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From Japanese 蒲鉾 (kamaboko).


  • The broth is perfect, the noodles perfect, the kamaboko fish cake slices add the right extra dimension, and -- bless 'em -- they top off the saimin with slices of Spam instead of chashu.

    Gil Asakawa: Noodling on a Theme: A Colorado Ramen Roundup

  • Cheese mini sasa kamaboko fish cakes with bits of cheese

    Tuna Toast

  • “O Shimadzu, maker of the finest kamaboko, tell us the cause of thy honorable joy.”

    The Wife of Shimadzu

  • Page gers for the shiruko [1], sushi, and the kamaboko of my fathers.

    The Wife of Shimadzu

  • If it were Kiyo she would surely serve me with my favorite sliced tunny or fried kamaboko, but nothing doing with a tight, poor samurai.

    Botchan (Master Darling)

  • There was kamaboko in the kuchitori dish, but instead of being snow white as it should be, it looked grayish, and was more like a poorly cooked chikuwa.

    Botchan (Master Darling)

  • Among the goals are doubling numbers of foreign students, to 3,000; turning the shipyard into a tourist site; and bolstering sales of kamaboko, a rubbery fishcake.

    The Economist: Correspondent's diary

  • The custard consists of an egg mixture flavored with soy sauce, dashi, and mirin, with numerous ingredients such as shiitake mushrooms, kamaboko, and boiled shrimp placed into a tea-cup-like container.

    Xuan's Howdy Days

  • For the eyes, I cut some cheese and for the claws, I used kamaboko.

    Mothering Corner

  • I really thought my son would love to eat elephant shaped kamaboko, although I don't think he would finish it all TravelStream™ — Recent Entries at


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