Turnip Clouds

Kabura Mushi

Preparation info

  • Serves


    • Difficulty


Appears in

At Home with Japanese Cooking

At Home with Japanese Cooking

By Elizabeth Andoh

Published 1986

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This is a delicately seasoned, elegant little side dish to serve with more intensely flavored fish or meat courses.


  • 4 jumbo shrimp
  • 3–4 white turnips
  • 1 egg white
  • Pinch</


Shell and devein the shrimp, then cut each into 4–5 pieces. Divide them up among 4 small bowls (or use teacups, preferably without handles) and lay the pieces at the bottom.

Peel and grate the turnips onto a kitchen towel. Bring the corners of the towel together to form a small bag and twist