Hawaiian rumaki

Hawaiian rumaki


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About this recipe: Rumaki is a starter of Hawaiian origin. Recipes vary, and this particular variation is easy and delicious - just like traditional Rumaki minus the chicken liver.

Monica Johnson

Serves: 24 

  • 2 (220g) tins whole water chestnuts
  • 450ml (16 fl oz) teriyaki sauce
  • 450g (16 oz) streaky bacon

Prep:15min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Ready in:35min 

  1. Drain chestnuts and place them in a bowl. Cover chestnuts with teriyaki sauce and marinate in the refrigerator for 2 hours or more.
  2. Preheat oven to 180 C / Gas mark 4.
  3. Remove water chestnuts from refrigerator and drain well. Cut bacon strips in half so that strips are about 8cm (3 in) long. Wrap each chestnut with bacon and secure with a cocktail stick.
  4. Arrange all wrapped chestnuts on a baking tray. Cook in oven until bacon is crispy. Remove from oven and enjoy.


Allow two hours for the water chestnuts to chill in the refrigerator.

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