Assorted kushikatsu, including shrimp, sausage, quail eggs - uzura no tamago ウズラの卵, onion - tamanegi 玉ねぎ, beans - mame 豆.
Kushikatsu is written 串かつ - you can actually see the skewer in the kanji, easy to remember: 串
The appetizer, on a nice plate:
The menu often appears like this:
Harumi Kurihara has an excellent cooking show on NHK World (NHK is the Japanese national TV channel). It is called "Your Japanese Kitchen" and I have been watching it for more than a year, weekly. In an episode from August 2011, she presents the recipe of kushikatsu. The show is in English and very interesting. She is extraordinary, sometimes called the Martha Stewart of Japan. She wrote tens of cook books, and received international prizes in the field.