Chicken recipes-Kara Age Chicken Donburi


Kara age is one of the popular food all the time. It can be served as a main dish or great to go with beverages. When I go to Izakaya/Japanese style bistro. I usually order this with beer! This time I used kara age sauce to marinate chicken and also to drizzle on rice. It’s so tasteful, once start eating, you can’t put back on the table!
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Curry recipe, soup recipe-Hokkaido Style Chicken Soup Curry

 Curry is one of the most popular food in Japan all the time. It’s usually served on a plate along with steamed rice. Curry sauce itself has a little consistency which usually made with curry cube. There is another style of curry we enjoy these days. It’s called soup curry. It’s originally started in Hokkaido. Now there are lots of people recognize this dish. This time I would like to share some thing similar to the Hokkaido style curry soup. To create thickness in the soup, I didn’t use curry cube, but used lots of vegetable paste. You still can enjoy very smooth textured curry. Please enjoy with rice or bread!
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Japanese dishes, Udon recipe-Miso Stewed Chicken Udon

 Introducing very easy way to enjoy Miso hot pot! It’s called “Miso Nikomi Udon” Cooking chicken in miso based soup can release nice stock, giving another layer of flavor. Because udon is cooked in this wonderful soup, it absorbs lots of flavor and you can enjoy every single noodle in your mouth!
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Japanese Dishes, Rice recipes-Chicken Takikomi Gohan

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Here’s another rice recipe I would like to share. Takikomi gohan is one of the common rice dishes being served in all year. This time I used a regular pot instead of a rice cooker. Even you don’t have one of those Japanese high tech kitchen gadgets, you still can make nice tasteful takikomi gohan. Besides, it also gives you scorch also known as okoge which is not easy to make with an electric rice cooker. What you put in can be very flexible. You can add almost everything. See what’s seasonal or available at the market. Just to follow the basic rules and you will be able to make delicious Takikomi gohan on your own!! Continue reading

Bento recipes, chicken recipe-Tomato Nikomi Chicken Bento


Tomato pasta sauce can be very versatile. Since it’s ready to eat, it doesn’t require much of cooking process not to mention seasonings as well. This time, I’m taking full advantages of this convince to make easy tasteful stewed chicken! To give more depth to the flavor, you can use a hint of umami seasoning such as miso or soy sauce. It’s very suitable to pack in your Bento box!
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