These colorful Japanese-inspired Umai skewers are the tastiest snack of all time. They are delicious, easy and quick to prepare, perfect for any occasion to have as a starter or as a snack.

  • Prep time: 10 mins
  •  Cook time: 10 mins
  • Serves: 6

Ingredients Of Umai skewers (New Zealand Receipe)

  • ½ cup miso paste
  • ¼ cup mirin
  • ¼ cup sake
  • Red – 1 packet Jelly Bean Tomatoes
  • Orange – 8 sea cuisine Raw Whole Tiger Prawns, shelled but head and tail left on
  • Yellow – 1 yellow capsicum, big slices
  • Green –  8 heads sweet stem broccoli
  • Blue/purple – 1 Aubergine & 1 Red onion , cubed
  • White  – 1 block mainland haloumi, cut in 2cm cubes
  • Brown – 100g shiitake mushrooms, halved
  • ¼ cup sesame seeds, toasted
  • 1 tbsp virgin peanut oil, for the grill plate
  • Equipment

  •  bamboo skewers
    cast iron rectangular grill

Method Of Umai skewers 

  • In a bowl, mix the miso paste with the mirin and sake.
  • Mix well to combine. Ingredient skewers on pre-soaked skewers (this keeps them from burning) and brush the miso mixture all over.
  • Preheat the grill or barbecue to 220 ° C.
  • Place the skewers on the oiled grill plate. Grill for 7-10 minutes, turning often, until cooked through and golden brown.
  • Watch them while they are cooking, tomatoes can be cooked earlier.
  • Sprinkle with sesame seeds and serve with a cold beer.