Two Mouth Watering Japanese Recipes

Chicken Sukiyaki is another popular Japanese cuisine. Sukiyaki is made traditionally with beef but chicken is also popular. I have heard that chicken sukiyaki originated from “Kyoto” (formerly the imperial capital of Japan). When you in are visiting Japan, make sure that you also visit Kyoto and if you like sukiyaki, please consider giving chicken sukiyaki a try.

Here is the recipe for making chicken sukiyaki.

Chicken Sukiyaki ( for two)

Ingredients:

– Two fresh eggs
– 300 grams chicken
– one naga negi sliced 4 cms
– 1/4 hakusai
– One can mushroom
– One pack ito knonnyaku
– One Tofu
– 70 ml. soy sauce
– Three tablespoons of sugar
– One tablespoon of cooking oil

Preparation:

– Wash and slice the vegetables to your preferred size
– Pour cooking oil inside the frying pan and fry chicken until light brown.
– Add vegetables inside the frying pan
– Add soy sauce
– Add Sugar and mix
– When it boils, reduce fire
– When the chicken and vegetables are done, adjust the taste by adding soy sauce and sugar to desired taste.

Break fresh eggs and put into two separate bowls and use as a dip. It goes well with white rice. Best served hot.

Buta no kakuni teriyaki is another popular Japanese cuisine that I love eating. Buta kakuni is more popular as a home dish but is also served by some restaurants. Though it may look simple, it is tasty and can easily be prepared by anyone. The ingredients used are not hard to find and are commonly sold at Japanese groceries or you can get them online. Preparation only takes minutes and can be done easily even if you are in a tight schedule.

Buta no Kakuni Teriyaki (Pork Cubes Teriyaki Style)

Ingredients:

– 500 grams pork sliced in cubes
– 100 ml. soy sauce
– 50ml. mirin
– 4 tablespoons of sugar

Preparation:

– Slice beef to cubes
– Boil pork about ten minutes.
– Add soy sauce, mirin and sugar
– Cook in slow fire
– Turn the pork regularly to get an even cook, mix until sauce becomes thick
– Put in a flat plate, add parsley around plate or other green vegetables that you like and is ready to serve

Best served with white rice and some green salad.

There are other similar ways to prepare these two recipes but these are the ones that I prefer following.

Easy Japanese Recipes – Everything You Need to Know

Are you a fan of Japanese food? Have you been thinking of trying to cook Japanese food on your own, and yet have been hesitant? Japanese food is actually very simple and easy to prepare, as long as you have the right ingredients and equipment. There are many easy Japanese recipes available everywhere, and more and more have tried successfully to create their own Japanese dishes at home.

For many, a sushi roll is an easy Japanese recipe to follow. This is actually a very easy process. First you need to prepare sushi rice. You will need three cups of Japanese rice, three and one-fourth cups of water, one-third cup rice vinegar, three tablespoons of sugar, and a teaspoon of salt. Cook the rice and let it steam. Mix rice vinegar, sugar and salt in a saucepan. Heat until the sugar dissolves, and wait for the mixture to cool. Place the rice in a wooden bowl, and pour the vinegar. Use a spatula to mix the rice.

Using a bamboo rolling mat, place a sheet of nori wrapper, and spread the sushi rice on it. Put the filling on top of the rice-you can use mangoes, cucumber, fish, crabmeat, or any other ingredient that you prefer. Roll the mat, pressing forward. When the mat has completely rolled, unroll it and you will find a long cylindrical-shaped sushi. Cut into small pieces (sushi rolls) and serve right away.

With this, you can make any kind of sushi that you want, by putting in whatever ingredient you want inside the sushi. Notice that the only equipment you needed for this was a bamboo rolling mat, so it is best to get one for yourself. Sushi is an easy Japanese recipe that is sure to be a hit with family and friends.

Japanese Dessert Recipe – Dorayaki Cake

Dorayaki cake is a traditional Japanese dessert recipe that is a sweet cake with an anko filling. Anko filling consists of sweet azuki bean paste. It is a delicious addition to any traditional Japanese meal and you will love the texture, taste and flavor.

Ingredients for Japanese dessert recipe – Dorayaki Cake:
o 3 eggs
o 2/3 cup of white sugar
o ½ teaspoon of baking soda
o 3 tablespoons of water
o 1 cup of white flour – sifted
o ¾ pound of anko – sweet azuki beans
o Oil for frying

Directions to make Japanese dessert recipe – Dorayaki Cake:
o Put the eggs and the sugar into a bowl and whisk together well
o Dissolve the baking soda into the water
o Add the water into the egg mixture
o Add the sifted flour into the egg mixture gradually
o Heat a skillet or a hot plate and put a little bit of oil into it
o Pour a scoop of the batter into the skillet and form a small pancake
o Turn the pancake over in the pan when bubbles begin to form and appear of the surface of the cake
o Repeat this process to make 8 to 10 pancakes
o Cool the pancakes
o Put a scoop of the anko sweet beans between the pancakes
o This recipe makes about 4 to 5 dorayaki cakes

This Japanese dessert recipe for Dorayaki cake is easy to make and delicious. It is a rich in the Japanese culture. All sweets in Japanese are called wa-gashi and common ingredients that are used in Japanese dessert recipes are rice flour, red beans and sugar. There are very few recipes that actually call for the use of milk or butter. This kind of cooking tends to be much lower in fat that other forms of western dessert cooking.

Anko or the sweet red beans are a typical ingredient that is used in wa-gashi. They are also used as fillers fro manju and taiyaki. Japanese cakes are used and made on a variety of occasions and some are used for formal dinners and meetings while others are used as a common dessert after a meal.

It is best to serve your Dorayaki cake with green tea or other kinds of Japanese tea to get the true authentic flavor and feel of making a Japanese dessert. Japanese Christmas cakes are a favorite among the Japanese culture and are light and fluffy. Most of the cakes and desserts made from Japanese recipes are lower in fat and more healthy than other kinds of dessert recipes. They also require few ingredients and are relatively easy to make and prepare.