Umai skewers

These Japanese inspired colourful Umai Skewers are the most moreish snack ever. Trust us… you’ll be going back for seconds! They’re delicious, easy and quick to make, perfect for any occasion to have as a starter or snack option.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Course Dinner
Servings 6


  • ½ cup miso paste
  • ¼ cup mirin
  • ¼ cup sake

Rainbow Colours


  • In a bowl combine the miso paste with mirin and sake. Mix well to combine.
  • Skewer ingredients on pre-soaked skewers (this stops them burning) and brush the miso mixture all over.
  • Preheat the grill or barbeque to 220°C.
  • Place the skewers on the oiled grill plate.
  • Grill for 7-10 minutes, turning often, until cooked and golden. Monitor them as they grill, the tomatoes may be done sooner.
  • Sprinkle with sesame seeds and serve with a cold beer.
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