Showing posts with label Bento. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Bento. Show all posts

Monday, November 18, 2019

How to Make Beef Sukiyaki Rice Bowl (Recipe) | OCHIKERON | Japanese Cooking Video

Sukiyaki can be a delicious rice bowl topping 👍

Perfect for Bento lunch box as well 😉




Sukiyaki is traditional and popular Japanese hot pot (nabemono) cooked with thinly sliced beef and some vegetables in soy based broth. It is usually cooked at the table and dipped into beaten fresh raw eggs to eat.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ULYEbhdC52E

Sukiyaki Rice Bowl (Recipe)
Sukiyaki Rice Bowl (Recipe)

BTW, Sukiyaki and Gyudon beef bowls are different dishes.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=luQQVFNd67Y

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How to Make Beef Sukiyaki Rice Bowl


Difficulty: Easy
Time: 20min
Number of servings: 2 servings

Ingredients:
250g (8.8oz.) thinly sliced beef
150g (5.2oz.) Yaki-Dofu (grilled tofu)
100g (3.5oz.) onion
4 Shiitake mushrooms
150g (5.2oz.) Shirataki (translucent Konnyaku noodles)
a bundle of watercress
1.5 tbsp. cooking oil
Warishita (Sukiyaki sauce) seasonings
* 3 tbsp. Kombu Dashi broth (or water)
* 3 tbsp. Sake
* 3 tbsp. Mirin (sweet Sake)
* 3 tbsp. soy sauce
* 2 tbsp. sugar
2 bowls of rice
Onsentamago (Soft-Boiled Eggs) or hard boiled eggs
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xwg9drpyEXE
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=agsRmI4F2mI

Directions:
1. Cut Yaki-Dofu into bite sized pieces. Cut onion into wedges. Remove stems of Shiitake mushrooms and cut into half. Cut watercress into 4cm (1.5inch) long pieces.
2. Boil Shirataki 2-3 minutes in order to remove bad smell if necessary.
3. Mix Warishita (Sukiyaki sauce).
4. Heat cooking oil in a frying pan, cook the onions until tender. Add beef and cook until no longer pink.
5. Pour in Warishita (Sukiyaki sauce), add Yaki-Dofu, Shiitake mushrooms, hard part of watercress, and Shirataki. Cover and cook on medium for 5 minutes until everything is cooked. Add watercress leaves and cook until wilted for 3 minutes.
6. Serve on top of hot bed of rice with Onsentamago (Soft-Boiled Eggs) or hard boiled eggs.

レシピ(日本語)
https://cooklabo.blogspot.com/2019/11/beef-sukiyaki-rice-bowl.html
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Monday, November 4, 2019

How to Make Teriyaki Chicken Rice Bowl (Japanese Recipe) | Japanese Cooking Video Recipe

Quick rice bowl for lunch or dinner 😋

Sweet and savory Teriyaki sauce makes this dish addictive!!!




How to Make Teriyaki Chicken Rice Bowl
How to Make Teriyaki Chicken Rice Bowl

Japanese Egg Drop Soup (Kakitamajiru 日式蛋花湯) goes perfect with Teriyaki Chicken Rice Bowl:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RhpJgGn8_dk

More Japanese-Style Chicken Recipes:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VCimtm45bWc

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How to Make Teriyaki Chicken Rice Bowl


Difficulty: Easy
Time: 30min
Number of servings: 2 servings

Ingredients:
2 bowls of rice
250g (8.8oz.) chicken thigh
100g (3.5oz.) frozen broccoli
50g (1.7oz.) Shimeji mushrooms
50g (1.7oz.) onion
A
* 1 tsp. Sake
* 1/2 tbsp. soy sauce
* 1 tsp. Mirin (sweet Sake)
B
* 2 tbsp. Dashi soup stock
* 1 tbsp. soy sauce
* 1 tsp. sugar
* 1/2 tbsp. Mirin (sweet Sake)
cooking oil
salt

Directions:
1. Season the chicken with A.
2. Mix B.
3. Defrost broccoli. Thinly slice the onion. Separate Shimeji mushrooms into small pieces.
4. Place the vegetables in a microwavable bowl, cover, then microwave on medium for 3 minutes. Lightly season with salt.
5. Heat 1/2 tbsp. of cooking oil in a frying pan. Place the chicken skin-side down. Cover and cook on medium for 3 minutes. Flip it over and cook on medium for another 3 minutes.
6. Uncover, add B, then cook on high until the sauce slightly thickens.
7. Put rice in a bowl, place chicken cut into small pieces, garnish with vegetables, drizzle with the leftover Teriyaki sauce in the pan.

レシピ(日本語)
https://cooklabo.blogspot.com/2019/11/Teriyaki-Chicken-Rice-Bowl.html
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Friday, October 25, 2019

How to Make Halloween Bento Lunch Box (Kyaraben Recipe) | Japanese Cooking Video Recipe

Easy Fun and Kawaii Bento for Halloween 🎃👍


Tamagoyaki Tombstone and Mini sausage mummies are perfect for Halloween Bento lunch box! Use Halloween cookie cutters to make Nori Cheese Rice. If your kids don't like rice, then you can put Nori Cheese on top of noodle or pasta dish!




How to Make Halloween Bento Lunch Box
How to Make Halloween Bento Lunch Box

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How to Make Halloween Bento Lunch Box Recipe


Difficulty: Easy
Time: 20min
Number of servings: N/A

Menu
* Halloween Hot Dogs (Sausage Mummies)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RUZZUpXTVGI
* Halloween Tombstone Tamagoyaki (Egg Rolls)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r_gS2QjAmGM
* Chikuwa (fish cake) Cucumber
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=phYeDtkuT7Y
* Broccoli with Tomato Sauce Spooky Graveyard
* Nori Cheese Rice with Halloween Decorations

レシピ(日本語)
https://cooklabo.blogspot.com/2019/10/how-to-make-halloween-bento.html
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Sunday, September 29, 2019

5 MIN Spinach Ohitashi (Japanese Spinach Salad Side Dish Recipe) | Japanese Cooking Video Recipe

Spinach Ohitashi (Japanese Spinach Salad) is a very typical Japanese side dish, perfect for any meal (breakfast, lunch, or dinner) and Bento lunch box. Tasty yet addictive 😋




Cooked spinach seasoned with soy sauce is NOT Ohitashi. Soaking into Dashi Soy Sauce is Ohitashi 👍


5 MIN Spinach Ohitashi
5 MIN Spinach Ohitashi

Other Spinach Ohitashi Idea:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QOw1CPBcbdo

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Spinach Ohitashi (Japanese Spinach Salad Side Dish Recipe)


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

Ingredients:
200g (7oz.) Spinach
salt
* 2 tbsp. Dashi broth
* 1&1/2 tbsp. Soy Sauce
* 1 tsp. Mirin (Sweet Sake) *1/3 tsp. sugar is OK
Katsuobushi (bonito flakes)

Directions:
1. Cut off the root of the stem and make a cross cut (if the stem is dirty), then wash. In this way you can wash away soil easily but if your spinach is clean then you can simply wash.
2. Boil water in a large pot. Add a pinch of salt in the water (salt removes oxalic acid - bitter taste, and makes the spinach nice and green).
2. Add spinach in the boiling water from the stem side.
3. Boil spinach for about 15~30 seconds. Drain and wash with running water to cool. Squeeze the spinach to remove excess water (use paper towel if you have).
4. Cut into 1.5 inch (4cm) long pieces.
5. Mix Dashi broth, Soy Sauce, and Mirin, then soak spinach for a while.
6. Serve on a dish, garnish with Katsuobushi (bonito flakes) to finish.

レシピ(日本語)
https://cooklabo.blogspot.com/2019/09/5-min-spinach-ohitashi.html
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Tuesday, September 17, 2019

How to Make Oyakodon (Japanese Chicken and Egg Rice Bowl) | Japanese Cooking Video Recipe

Oyakodon is a very popular Japanese rice bowl. Chicken and egg seasoned in soy sauce based broth, and served on top of a bowl of rice. Juicy and delicious rice bowl dish we Japanese make very often at home.




Oyakodon with minced meat is easy to eat 😉
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yth_Xbo2T3o

This video is 2 servings but you can make this dish from 1 serving👍


How to Make Oyakodon
How to Make Oyakodon

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Oyakodon (Japanese Chicken and Egg Rice Bowl)


Difficulty: Very Easy
Time: 15min
Number of servings: 1

Ingredients:
100g (3.5oz.) chicken thigh
50g (1.7oz.) onion
A
* 60ml Dashi broth (you can use Dashi powder to make it)
* 1 tbsp. soy sauce
* 1 tbsp. Mirin (sweet Sake)
* 1 tsp. sugar
2 eggs
2 Mitsuba (Japanese wild parsley) if you have
1 bowls of steamed rice
Shichimi Togarashi (seven flavor chili pepper) if you like

NOTE: you can substitute 1 tbsp. of Mirin with 1 tsp. of sugar (which means you need 2 tsp. of sugar for this recipe)

Directions:
1. Cut chicken into small pieces. Slice the onion. Cut Mitsuba (Japanese wild parsley) into an inch long pieces.
2. Mix A very well. Beat eggs in a bowl.
3. Put A in a frying pan and bring to a boil. Add chicken and onions, then cook for 5 minutes until the chicken is no longer pink.
4. Pour in the beaten egg from the center to the edges of the pan (because the center cooks slowly). Add Mitsuba, cover, and turn off the heat after a few seconds when the eggs are half-cooked (or as you prefer is ok).
5. Serve on the rice in a bowl. Sprinkle with Shichimi Togarashi if you like.

レシピ(日本語)
https://cooklabo.blogspot.com/2019/09/how-to-make-oyakodon.html
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Monday, September 2, 2019

Goku Super Saiyan Bento Lunch Box (Dragon Ball Kyaraben) | Japanese Cooking Video Recipe

Guess which Super Saiyan Goku?!




The answer is when Goku transformed into a Super Saiyan for the first time 👍


Goku Super Saiyan Bento Lunch Box (Dragon Ball Kyaraben)
Goku Super Saiyan Bento Lunch Box (Dragon Ball Kyaraben)


You can apply this technique to make other characters such as Vegeta 😉

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Goku Super Saiyan Bento Lunch Box


Ingredients:
Hanpen (fish cake) or cheese slice for a base
1 egg
Royal Blue and Violet food coloring
salt, sugar, and/or Dashi powder to season eggs
ham slices
Nori seaweed sheet
tomato ketchup for blood
You can make rice or noodle dish with a lot of vegetables to save time making side dishes.
Yakisoba: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=URLZwRs4g7E
Karaage: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bam1EE5NqhA


3 Tips to make Anime / Manga Characters:
#1 Use clear colors for the eggs. Egg white is easy to break, so you can mix starch and water to prevent it from breaking(1 tsp. starch & 1 tsp. water for 1 egg white).
#2 Make sure you don't put eyes on top of ham (face). They must be at the same level or eyes will look like popping out...
#3 Cut Nori seaweed lines as thin as possible. Thick lines look sloppy...

レシピ(日本語)
https://cooklabo.blogspot.com/2019/09/goku-super-saiyan-bento-lunch-box.html
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Saturday, July 13, 2019

Cure Milky Bento Lunch Box (Star☆Twinkle PreCure Kyaraben) | Japanese Cooking Video Recipe

This video will show you how to make Cure Milky Bento Lunch Box 💫

You can apply this technique to make other characters as well 😊👍




天にあまねくミルキーウェイ!キュアミルキー!

(Ten ni Amaneku milky way! Cure Milky!)

The milky way stretching across the heavens! Cure Milky!

Cure Milky Bento Lunch Box (Star☆Twinkle PreCure Kyaraben)

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Cure Milky Bento Lunch Box


Ingredients:
Hanpen (fish cake) or cheese slice for a base
1 egg
teal food coloring
Decofuri rice seasonings (or salt or sugar is ok)
ham slices
Kanikama (fish cake)

Nori seaweed sheet
You can make rice or noodle dish with a lot of vegetables to save time making side dishes.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HlCNAmBu2sM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=URLZwRs4g7E

3 Tips to make Cute figure:
#1 Use clear colors for the eggs. Egg white is easy to break, so you can mix starch and water to prevent it from breaking(1 tsp. starch & 1 tsp. water for 1 egg white).
#2 Make sure you don't put eyes on top of ham (face). They must be at the same level or eyes will look like popping out...
#3 Cut Nori seaweed lines as thin as possible. Thick lines look sloppy...

レシピ(日本語)
https://cooklabo.blogspot.com/2019/07/Cure-Milky-Bento-Lunch-Box.html
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How to Keep Onigiri (Rice Balls) MOIST in the Fridge Overnight | Japanese Cooking Video Recipe

Rice getting hard / drying out in the fridge overnight, solution?


The answer is easy. It is to mix in oil. You can use any cooking oil but adding some healthy one is a better choice I think 😉No microwaving (reheating) needed when you eat 👍




BTW "Oil Onigiri" is something popular here in Japan, in the way it makes the Onigiri tasty!

If you are making Onigiri a night before, I recommend not touching the it with your bare hands. This is why I use plastic wrap. In this way Onigiri will be bactaria free and lasts longer.

How to Keep Onigiri (Rice Balls) MOIST in the Fridge Overnight

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How to Keep Onigiri (Rice Balls) in the Fridge Overnight


Difficulty: VERY Easy
Time: 3min
Number of servings: 3 small rice balls

Ingredients:
240g cooked rice
2 tsp. oil of your choice

Directions:
Mix oil in rice and make rice balls. You can make 3 small rice balls from 240g rice.

レシピ(日本語)
https://cooklabo.blogspot.com/2019/07/oil-onigiri.html
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Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Kawaii Chikuwa (Fish Cake) Decoration Ideas (Recipe for Bento) | Japanese Cooking Video Recipe

Quick and easy way to make your Bento lunch box cute 😊💕


Chikuwa is a traditional Japanese fish cake shaped like a tube. Usually, it is served along with beer but also perfect for Bento lunch box!




Chikuwa is already cooked and has a hole, so many moms usually put cucumber in it.

Kawaii Chikuwa (Fish Cake) Decoration Ideas
Kawaii Chikuwa (Fish Cake) Decoration Ideas

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Kawaii Chikuwa (Fish Cake) Decoration Ideas


Difficulty: VERY Easy
Time: 5min
Number of servings: N/A

Ingredients:
Hearts:
Chikuwa + Cucumber
Roses:
Chikuwa + sliced ham
Chicks:
Chikuwa + corn kernels + black sesame seeds + ketchup

Directions:
Divide Chikuwa into 6 pieces then put cucumber, ham, corn kernels, or whatever you think you can fit in the hole is OK. Be creative! My daughter said those with incisions around the holes (flowers) are easier to stuff the ingredients👍

レシピ(日本語)
https://cooklabo.blogspot.com/2019/07/Kawaii-Chikuwa.html
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Friday, April 5, 2019

5 MIN Cucumber Tuna Mayo Salad | Japanese Cooking Video Recipe

Typical Japanese Cucumber Salad idea 👍




5 MIN Cucumber Tuna Mayo Salad
5 MIN Cucumber Tuna Mayo Salad

You can use a vegetable slicer if you have:



Easy Fun recipe to make with kids 💖


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Cucumber Tuna Mayo Salad


Difficulty: VERY Easy
Time: 5min
Number of servings: 2 servings

Ingredients:
1 Japanese cucumber
4 tbsp. well drained canned tuna
1 tbsp. mayonnaise
1/3 tsp. salt
pepper

Directions:
1. Slice the cucumber into thin rounds (you can use a vegetable slicer if you have). Sprinkle with a bit of salt. When they become limp, drain well and gently squeeze with a paper towel. *Removing excess water from the cucumber will keep the salad from becoming wet.
2. Combine cucumber slices, tuna, mayo and pepper in one bowl to finish.

レシピ(日本語)
https://cooklabo.blogspot.com/2019/04/Cucumber-Salad.html
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Monday, November 13, 2017

Kawaii Animal Onigiri Rice Balls - Video Recipe

You can use plastic wrap to form the rice into animal shapes. However, using the molds saves time ;) Great tool when you have a lot of Onigiri to prepare!

Just press some cooked Japanese rice into the mold.
Decorate with Nori seaweed sheet, ham, cheese, and/or Kinshi Tamago (shredded egg crepes).


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OFZNKoMuLCY



Kinshi Tamago (shredded egg crepes) from scratch video 錦糸卵の作り方:
https://youtu.be/GKsyOfc75z4?t=44s

Kinshi Tamago (shredded egg crepes) product 錦糸卵の商品:
https://youtu.be/lIj9H4KLLbY?t=1m48s

Deco Furi (colorful rice seasonings) はごろも デコふり6色たまご風味
http://amzn.to/2AzDPHv

Nigitte Mite Mite neu (Onigiri rice press mold with handle) にぎっ手みてみて ノイ
http://amzn.to/2i8pX0a

Niko Niko Nori Punchers にこにこパンチ3
http://amzn.to/2AAqnDj

Basic Onigiri Recipe:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rFyfPvo97XQ

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Monday, August 28, 2017

Bite-Sized Onigiri Rice Balls Idea for Toddlers - Video Recipe

I make these small rice balls because my daughter does not eat well~ in this way she enjoys eating those with chopsticks or I can put in her mouth while she walks around… haha #2years8months


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gUYmPFSr_Ek



Basic Onigiri Recipe:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rFyfPvo97XQ

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Bite-Sized Onigiri Rice Balls

Difficulty: VERY Easy
Time: 3min
Number of servings: n/a

Ingredients:
cooked rice
rice seasonings
Nori seaweed sheet cut into small pieces

Directions:
1. Cut Nori seaweed sheet into small pieces then stock them in an air-tight container with a silica gel (desiccant).
2. Place cooked rice on a sheet of plastic wrap to save dish washing. Sprinkle with rice seasonings of your choice, tap a little bit with a rice paddle to mix, then wrap to make a thin roll.
3. Pinch off bite-sized pieces with Nori to make small rice balls. Make as many you want.

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http://cooklabo.blogspot.jp/2017/08/blog-post_50.html
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EASY! NO-FAIL! Tako-san (Octopus) Sausages - Video Recipe

Octopus Sausages (Tako-san Sausage) is a basic side dish for Bento lunch box :)


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MEvr6J3L86M



Kitchen shears I used!
http://astore.amazon.co.jp/shopping072-22/detail/B071LT332M

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EASY! NO-FAIL! Tako-san (Octopus) Sausages

Difficulty: VERY Easy
Time: 3min
Number of servings: n/a

Ingredients:
Winny (No-Skin Cooked Sausages) OR any sausages
black sesame seeds if you like
tomato ketchup if you like

Directions:
1. Cut a sausage in half. Use the kitchen shears to make 8 legs. (See Video)
2. Microwave on medium for 10 seconds or until the legs curl up. If you are using non-cooked sausages, you want to BOIL or PAN FRY them thoroughly.
3. Insert black sesame seeds for eyes, then eat with tomato ketchup if you like.

BTW, at my daughter’s nursery school, they microwave kids’ Bento lunch box, so I just make the slits then put in the Bento lunch box. Super easy and happy for both of us ;)

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Sunday, June 25, 2017

15 Min EASY Sweet and Sour Pork (咕噜肉 Microwave Subuta Perfect DORM Recipe) - Video Recipe

You can’t believe it is cooked in a microwave!
Perfect dorm recipe. Or for busy people like me ;)

15 Min EASY Sweet and Sour Pork
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Iws8vlL3Vk8

The meat chunks are made with meat slices, so it is very easy to bite and eat.



Sweet and Sour Pork (we call it "Subuta" in Japanese) is a popular Chinese dish in Japan.
Enhances your appetite in hot and humid summer season!
It goes great with rice. Perfect for Bento box.

Regular Sweet and Sour Pork Recipe is HERE:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tkJGDSw99bw

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Microwave Sweet and Sour Pork

Difficulty: Easy
Time: 15min
Number of servings: 4

Ingredients:
300g (10.6oz.) pork loin slices *any portion is okay
A
* 1 egg
* salt and pepper
starch *corn or potato is okay
100g (3.5oz.) onion
100g (3.5oz.) carrot
2 = 60g (2.1oz.) green peppers
1 tbsp. sesame oil
B
* 6 tbsp. tomato ketchup
* 2 tbsp. sugar
* 2 tbsp. vinegar
* 2 tbsp. Sake
* 2 tsp. (5g) chicken stock powder
* 2 tsp. grated ginger

Directions:
1. Rub A into the pork slices. Roll the pork slices into chunks. Then dust with starch.
2. Cut the onion, carrot, and green peppers into small chunks (make sure they are not too big to cook thoroughly).
3. Place onion and carrot chunks in a microwavable dish. Put the pork chunks on top of them. Sprinkle with sesame oil. Cover with plastic wrap, then Microwave at 500w (medium) for 5 minutes.
4. Open then add the green pepper chunks and B. Mix very well. Cover with plastic wrap then Microwave at 500w (medium) for 5 minutes.

NOTE: Please use a microwavable dish that is big enough to place all ingredients. Otherwise it can boil over.

↓レシピ(日本語)
http://cooklabo.blogspot.jp/2017/06/15.html
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Sunday, March 26, 2017

Mosaic Sushi (Checkerboard Sushi / Easy Photogenic) - Video Recipe

Easy and gorgeous Sushi idea for parties :)

Mosaic Sushi
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FY-U_nJ2-H0

You can of course top with your favorite fish or vegetables of your choice. Very photogenic sushi idea as well. hehe



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Mosaic Sushi (Checkerboard Sushi)

Difficulty: Medium
Time: 15min
Number of servings: 2 people = 14cm (5.5inch) square Bento box

Ingredients:
350g (12oz) cooked Japanese rice
Sushi vinegar
* 1.5 tbsp. vinegar
* 1/2 tbsp. sugar
* 1/2 tsp. salt
toppings of your choice
Wasabi soy sauce if necessary

Directions:
1. Place cooked Japanese rice in a bowl. Add Sushi vinegar while the rice is hot and slice through rice using rice paddle to separate the grains. (Cool the rice before you use.)
2. Place the Sushi rice in a Bento box then press down flat with a rice paddle or a spoon. *You can also remove the rice onto a plate like a cake.
3. Divide the Sushi rice into 16 square portions.
4. Place the toppings of your choice. Eat with Wasabi soy sauce if necessary.

FYI toppings I used:
Ikanago no Kugini いかなごの釘煮
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3NyDB6OR-ao
Nishiki Goma from Kyoto Shimamoto Nori Kanbutsu にしきごま 島本海苔乾物
https://shimamotonori.shop-pro.jp/?pid=108644675
Shrimp Mayonnaise, Tuna, Ham, Anago (conger eel), shredded egg, Ikura (salmon roe), Salmon, cucumber

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Monday, March 20, 2017

Stir-Fried Dried Squid and Vegetables (NO Knife! Kitchen Shears) - Video Recipe

We received some dried squids when we visited the nearby shrine for our son's Omiyamairi (the first shrine visit) and my darling's Yakubarai (ceremony to drive away evil spirits). I decided to make a dish out of them.

It turned out to a very tasty and delicious stir-fried dish, goes great with white rice. Oyster-sauce flavor, with a hint of chive is obviously addictive. Very filling with lots of bean sprouts ;)

dried squid recipe
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LAHg88WH8To

You don't need a knife but use kitchen scissors / kitchen shears!

Of course, you can use regular squids.

FYI: Hatsumiya-Mairi (初宮参り) or Omiyamairi (お宮参り) is one of the traditional celebration events for Japanese babies. Whenever a newborn is over a month old, we bring the baby to a nearby shrine for a greeting (giving the invocation).
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Stir-Fried Dried Squid and Vegetables

Difficulty: Easy
Time: 20min + soaking time
Number of servings: 4

Ingredients:
2 dried squids
400g (14oz.) bean sprouts
1 bundle Chinese chives
1 tsp. Toban Jan (hot bean sauce / Chinese red chili paste)
1 tbsp. sesame oil
A
* 1 tbsp. Sake
* 1 tbsp. oyster sauce
* 1 tbsp. soy sauce
* 1 tsp. sesame oil

Directions:
1. Soak the dried squids in water overnight to make them soft. Cut into thin strips using kitchen shears. *remove the hard gristle and dirty tips
2. Mix A very well.
3. Heat sesame oil in a frying pan, add Toban Jan, then cook until fragrant. Add the squids, then stir-fry until heated.
4. Add the bean sprouts and cook until coated with oil. Then add the Chinese chives (cutting them into 2 inches long with kitchen shears), season with A to finish.

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