Category: Japanese Recipes

A Perfect Sushi Recipe for Beginners: Smoked Salmon Pressed Sushi

This is a great sushi recipe for beginners because there’s no rolling required!  This recipe is available at Chopstick Chronicles.  I love this recipe because smoked salmon has always been one of my favorite types of fish to use in homemade sushi because it’s tasty and easy. PRESSED SUSHI WITH SMOKED SALMON

Japanese Donburi

Chicken stir fry is a classic chicken dish and you can make a Chinese stir fry, a Japanese stir fry or even a Thai style chicken recipes. The ingredients for each of these would be different, of course. If you are making a Chinese chicken stir-fry recipe you might like to use a readymade Chinese …

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Japanese Crockpot Recipes

Although Japanese recipes are often made on a hot plate or wok, some of them are perfectly suited to slow cooking. For example, a stir fry is best if you make it in a wok; turn the heat up high and keep the ingredients moving to make them tender yet still with a hint of …

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Japanese Ginger Salad Dressing Recipe – Easy to Make!

Most foods taste better when mixed with the proper flavoring or dressing. Be it a main dish or simply, an appetizer, nothing beats a good food with an equally good dressing. An ordinary steak becomes extraordinaire when served with a flavorsome sauce. Fruits like strawberry work better with dips like whipped cream or chocolate. Salad, …

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Recipe for Sushi Rice Salad

There are many types of rice salad. In general, rice salad has a thin dressing, rice, and vegetables combined. You may have something simple like white rice, cucumbers, and vinaigrette, or you can have something more complex with sun-dried tomatoes, walnuts, papaya and feta cheese. You can combine almost anything together in a rice salad …

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Japanese Fish Recipes

Fish is very popular in Japan and there are lots of different types to choose from. Contrary to popular belief, it is not always eaten raw there. In fact, there are some wonderful cooked seafood recipes you might like to make yourself. The following sweet and sour fish recipe, for example, has an amazing flavor. …

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Shoyu Chicken Recipe

Shoyu chicken is a classic Japanese dish. Shoyu is quite salty and strong and if you use too much it can overpower the flavor of the dish and toughen whichever meat you are using so take care when using it. The following recipe is easy to make and the bird is cooked in its skin …

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The Best Authentic Japanese Sushi Rice Recipe On the Planet!

This sushi rice recipe was passed on to me by my now 80 year old Japanese mother who had it passed to her by her mother back in the 1940’s. My mother, who was always looking for ways to improve her own recipes, talked to many popular sushi chefs in Japan (mainly in the Osaka …

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Recipe: Takoyaki (Octopus Balls)

Takoyaki (Octopus Balls) Ingredients: * 200g chopped boiled octopus * cooking oil * benishoga (pickled ginger) (to taste) * chopped negi (or scallions) (to taste) * tenkasu (or rice crispies) (to taste) Batter: * 450cc water * 1 piece konbu (kelp), 10cm square * 15g powdered katsuo-bushi (shaved dried bonito) * 200g flour * 2 …

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Recipe: Ground Pork Gyoza

Ground Pork Gyoza Ingredients: * 12 oz of Chinese or normal cabbage (about half a head) * 12 oz ground pork * 2 long green onions or scallion * 1 pkg of gyoza wrappers * 1 tbsp minced ginger, 1 tsp minced garlic * 1 tbsp sesame oil * 1/2 tsp sea salt * a …

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