Tagged with japanese

Pressure Cooker Pork Belly

Ingredients 3 green onions (we’ll use only the green parts) 1 inch ginger 1 Tbsp. vegetable oil 2 lb. (907 g) pork belly block Water for cooking pork belly 4 boiled eggs ¼ cup (60 ml) sake ½ cup (120 ml) water ½ cup (120 ml) mirin ½ cup (120 ml) soy sauce ¼ cup … Continue reading


Ingredients 4 cups water 2 handful of dried bonito flakes (or 4 small packs of dried bonito flakes) [CP: I used about 30g of bonito; one medium-sized package, and a bit more than 4c. water] Preparation Boil water and then add dried bonito flakes in a pot. Let it simmer for 2-3 minutes. Strain it. … Continue reading

Kabocha no Nimono (Simmered Pumpkin)

Ingredients 3 cups (720ml) dashi 2 1/2lb kabocha (pumpkin) 2 Tbsp sugar 1 1/2 Tbsp soy sauce 1/4-1/2 tsp salt 1 Tbsp sake Preparation Remove seeds and cut kabocha into 3″ square pieces. Cut off sharp edges of the kabocha pieces. Boil dashi in a pot and put kabocha in it. Cook kabocha covered until … Continue reading

Olive Oil Poached Shrimp with Soba Noodles

Ingredients 12 jumbo (11-15 count) shrimp 2 garlic cloves, minced 2 tablespoons minced peeled fresh ginger 1 teaspoon sriracha 1 pound asparagus, tough ends trimmed 1/3 cup, plus 5 teaspoons olive oil salt freshly ground black pepper 8 ounces fresh shiitake mushrooms 8 ounces soba noodles 1/4 cup soy sauce 1 tablespoon honey 1 1/2 … Continue reading

Sesame-Crusted Tuna with Ginger Cream

Ingredients 1/4 cup vegetable oil 1/2 cup thinly sliced peeled ginger 1/2 small onion, finely chopped 2 cloves garlic, thinly sliced 1/4 cup rice vinegar 1/4 cup fresh orange juice 2 tablespoons mirin 2 tablespoons dry white wine 1 tablespoon Sriracha chile sauce 1 1/2 cups heavy cream Salt and freshly ground pepper 6 6-ounce, … Continue reading

Avocado Salad with Carrots and Ginger Dressing

Ingredients 1 large carrot, peeled and roughly chopped 1 small shallot, peeled and roughly chopped 2 tablespoons roughly chopped fresh ginger 2 tablespoons sweet white miso 2 tablespoons rice vinegar 2 tablespoons toasted sesame seed oil 1/4 cup grapeseed or another neutral oil 2 tablespoons water 1 small/medium head of lettuce (I used Bibb) or … Continue reading

Miso-Glazed Salmon Steaks

Ingredients Vegetable oil 4 10-to 12-ounces salmon steaks, bone in 1/3 cup white miso 2 tablespoons mirin (sweet Japanese rice wine) 2 tablespoons unseasoned rice vinegar 2 teaspoons minced peeled fresh ginger 1 teaspoon Asian sesame oil Kosher salt 4 lime wedges (for serving) Preparation Line a rimmed baking sheet with foil; brush lightly with … Continue reading

Tangerine-Teriyaki Shrimp

Ingredients 3/4 c miren 3/4 c tangerine or orange juice 2/3 c lower-sodium soy sauce 3 tbl sugar 1 tbl dark sesame oil 1 tbl grated tangerine or orange peel 1 3 in piece of fresh ginger, peeled and sliced 1/8 in thick 1/4 to 1/2 tsp chipolte chili powder 1 tbl cornstarch 1 1/2 … Continue reading