Wednesday, May 27, 2020

5 MIN Carrot Shirishiri (Local Okinawan Cuisine) | Japanese Cooking Video Recipe

Ninjin Shirishiri (Stir-fried Carrot Strips) is a local dish of Okinawa prefecture. "Shirishiri" means thin strips (julienne strips) in Okinawan dialect.

Stir-fried carrot strips are very sweet. Adding tuna makes the dish very tasty yet addictive. Cooking carrot with oil makes the process of absorbing nutrients of carrot easy.

This dish is delicious even if it is cold, thus perfect for bento side dish as well.

Ninjin Shirishiri (Stir-fried Carrot Strips)
Ninjin Shirishiri (Stir-fried Carrot Strips)

Other Okinawan Food Recipes:
Goya Chanpuru / Stir-Fried Bitter Melon
Stir-Fried Gomoku Mozuku

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5 MIN Carrot Shiri Shiri (Local Okinawan Cuisine Recipe)

Difficulty: VERY Easy
Time: 5min
Number of servings: 4

2 carrots (300g/11oz)
2 small canned Tuna total of about 160g (6oz) *Either tuna in oil or water is ok.
2 eggs
1 tbsp. Mirin (sweet Sake)
1 tbsp. sugar
1 tbsp. soy sauce
1 tbsp. sesame oil
1 tbsp. toasted white sesame seeds

1. Peel and diagonally slice the carrots. Then cut into about 2-inch (5cm) long thin strips. Drain canned tuna.
2. Heat sesame oil in a frying pan and stir-fry carrot strips until tender.
3. Add drained tuna, Mirin (sweet Sake), sugar, and soy sauce. When they are mixed evenly, add eggs then mix until nicely coated and cooked.
4. Mix in toasted white sesame seeds to finish.


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