Marumiya’s Classic Sukiyaki Furikake Rice Seasoning
A wide variety of condiments for rice are available at supermarkets in Japan, as white rice is the staple of the Japanese diet.
I am fond of trying new things, so I often buy newly released products that draw my interest.
But the other day, when I went out shopping, a classic Furikake (rice seasoning) product caught my eye because I used to eat it as a kid.
The product brought back memories of my childhood and made me want to try and eat it for the first time in a while.
And I grabbed the bag.
Marumiya Sukiyaki Furikake
What I bought this time is this classic Sukiyaki Furikake from “Marumiya (丸美屋)” that was introduced in 1963.
Now, the product has gained deep-rooted popularity and become one of the most loved Furikake rice seasonings in Japan.
As you know, “Furikake (ふりかけ)” is a traditional Japanese condiment for rice consisting of dry mini flakes or granules made from ingredients such as meat, seafood, eggs, seaweed, and sesame seeds.
This Furikake has a “Sukiyaki (すきやき: Japanese beef hot pot)” flavor, so these flakes contain beef and as a whole have a sweet soy sauce flavor.
The taste kind of reminds the eater of the Sukiyaki beef pot. Yes, it tastes good as ever!
Furikake is usually sprinkled over a warm bowl of white rice, but sometimes these dry flakes are used to add some flavor to noodles, vegetables, or bread.
Toast Recipe using Marumiya Sukiyaki Furikake
As an example of that usage, there is a toast recipe on the back of the package.
For those who are interested, here is the English translation of that recipe. By following the directions below, you can enjoy Cheese Burger-like toast!
|Marumiya Sukiyaki Furikake||1 or 2 tablespoons|
|White Bread||1 slice|
|Sliced Cheese||1 slice|
|Tomato Ketchup||A proper amount|
|Mayonnaise||A proper amount|
- First, spread tomato ketchup and mayo over the bread. Then place the cheese slice on it.
- Toast the bread in the toaster oven until the cheese melts.
- Sprinkle the Furikake flakes over the toast as a finishing touch, and enjoy it!
Lastly, for those who are curious about the ingredients, here is the list. According to that, this Marumiya Sukiyaki Furikake consists of wheat flour, sugar, sesame seeds, soy sauce, beef, salt, hen’s egg, sweet red bean paste, lard, milk sugar, starch, vegetable protein, seaweed calcium, onion, processed soybeans, extracts (yeast, beef, chicken), mirin, flavor oil, margarine, rapeseed oil, soybean oil, dextrin, yeast, seasoned Nori (seaweed laver), milk, sukiyaki flavoring, miso, rice oil, spices, high-fructose corn syrup, chicken, yolk oil, chicken fat, starch syrup, and dextrose.