Saiki City Tourism Encyclopedia


Kujaku (Peacock)

くじゃく (kujaku )

Colorful food for auspicious occasions

A boiled egg wrapped in minced fish paste and deep-fried. As the minced fish paste is colored green or pink, so when you cut the "kujaku" in half, it has the appearance of a peacock gracefully spreading its gorgeous feathers, therefore it's called Kujaku (means peacock).
It's often eaten at local party around port town in Saiki.