Chicken and Veal Pâté Vans

Suéhiro Kamaboko

Preparation info

  • Makes

    8

    • Difficulty

      Medium

Appears in

An American Taste of Japan

An American Taste of Japan

By Elizabeth Andoh

Published 1985

  • About

In Japan, the suéhiro or open fan shape signifies increasing happiness or prosperity, and is a popular motif for party food. This gingery pâté is shaped and cut to resemble just such a fan of good fortune, making it an appropriate addition to a party buffet.

Ingredients

Veal Seasonings

  • ¼ pound ground veal
  • 1 teaspoon soy sauce
  • 1

Method

Place the ground veal in a small pot and season with 1 teaspoon each of soy sauce, rice wine, and sugar. Add the minced ginger and cook over medium heat, stirring to break up the lumps, for 3–4 minutes. When the meat changes color, turn the heat up a bit to reduce the liquid more rapidly. The liquid