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Tuesday, August 2, 2016

Spinach Shiroae (Traditional Creamy Tofu Salad - Vegan Recipe Idea) - Video Recipe

Very creamy, rich, and delicious Tofu salad with spinach, with hint of sesame flavor :) It is a traditional Tofu dish we make at home. Of course you can find it at stores or restaurants, too. Homemade one is superb!!!


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VTQL8-Etj_8



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Spinach Shiroae

Difficulty: Easy
Time: 20min
Number of servings: 4

Ingredients:
300g (10.6oz.) cotton Tofu
200g (7oz.) spinach
50g (1.8oz.) carrot
100g (3.5oz.) Shimeji mushrooms
A
* 100ml Kombu Dashi
* 1 tbsp. sugar
* 1 tbsp. soy sauce
B
* 1 tbsp. sugar
* 1 tbsp. soy sauce
* 1.5 tbsp. white sesame paste (or 3 tbsp. ground white sesame seeds are OK)

Directions:
1. Put water and cotton Tofu (break it into chunks) in a pot, bring to a boil, then simmer for 1-2 minutes. Then drain well in a strainer.
2. Cut carrot into thin strips. Remove the tough base of Shimeji mushrooms and break into pieces.
3. Put A in a pot, add carrot and Shimeji mushrooms, then simmer until the liquid is gone.
4. Cook spinach in a boiling water (with salt) for a minute, drain and soak in cold water, then drain and squeeze the spinach to remove the excess water (use paper towel if you have). Cut into an inch long pieces.
5. Place the Tofu in a mortar then mash it up with a pestle until creamy. Season with B, then add the vegetables (3&4) and toss.

レシピ(日本語)
http://cooklabo.blogspot.jp/2016/08/blog-post.html
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Thursday, July 14, 2016

Harusame Noodle Salad - Video Recipe

Harusame Salad is a very refreshing noodle salad with lots of vegetables. Perfect dish during the hot and humid summer season. However it can be served all year long ;)


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GKsyOfc75z4

Vegetarian people can remove the ham and egg (seasonings are just fine, so you don't have to add anything to substitute them)!



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Harusame Noodle Salad

Difficulty: Easy
Time: 30min
Number of servings: 4

Ingredients:
40g (1.4oz.) Harusame noodles (cellophane noodles)
4 slices ham
1/2 cucumber
50g (1.8oz.) carrot
1 egg
a pinch of salt
cooking oil
Seasonings
* 1 tbsp. vinegar (rice or cereal)
* 1 tbsp. soy sauce
* 1 tbsp. ground toasted white sesame seeds
* 1/2 tbsp. sesame oil
* 1 tsp. sugar
lemon juice if you like

Directions:
1. Cut ham and cucumber into thin strips.
2. Cut carrot into thin strips, place them on a microwavable dish, cover with plastic wrap, then microwave at 500w for 1 minute to make them soft.
3. Season an egg with a pinch of salt, then mix well. Heat cooking oil in a frying pan and make 1 or 2 thin omelets (depending on the size of your frying pan). Leave to cool on a plate, then cut into thin strips.
4. Cook Harusame noodles in boiling water, wash with cold water, cut into bite size pieces if necessary, then drain well.
5. In a large bowl, mix the seasonings. Add cucumber, ham, carrot, egg, and Harusame, then toss well to coat. If you like, you can mix in some lemon juice to finish to add more refreshing flavor ;)

レシピ(日本語)
http://cooklabo.blogspot.jp/2016/07/blog-post_14.html
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Saturday, August 31, 2013

How to Make Wasabi Marinated Watercress - Video Recipe

The bitter taste of watercress and the spicy flavor of Wasabi matches very well!!!


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B1P2RHM7vF0

It is a perfect dish for a change :)
I hope you like it.



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How to Make Wasabi Marinated Watercress

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

Ingredients:
100g (3.5oz.) watercress
3g (0.1oz.) Katsuobushi (dried bonito flakes)
A
* 1/2 tsp. sugar
* 1/2 tbsp. soy sauce
* a bit of Wasabi in tube (freshly grated Wasabi is perfect)

Directions:
1. Mix A in a bowl.
2. Wash watercress in cold water and drain well. Separate stalks and leaves. Bring a pot of water to a boil. Cook the stalks for a few seconds, then add the leaves and cook for another few seconds. Soak in cold water and drain well with paper towels.
3. Put the watercress and Katsuobushi in the bowl (1.) and toss lightly.

レシピ(日本語)
http://cooklabo.blogspot.jp/2013/08/blog-post_30.html
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Thursday, July 18, 2013

How to Make Yukari Marinated Cucumbers - Video Recipe

Easy and refreshing salad idea :)

Yukari (ゆかり) is a very popular Japanese red Shiso leaves (red perilla) rice seasoning.


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yMJBCH6T83s

I know that Yukari sounds like a Japanese girl's name but this Yukari is from Kokinwakashu (古今和歌集: a collection of Waka poems in old times). Yukari is named after one purple plant that means "fate" or "something you feel familiar to" in Kokinwakashu.



Anyways, this rice seasoning is versatile and it goes great with any simple dish like this one, so I hope you like this idea :)

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Yukari Marinated Cucumbers

Difficulty: Very Easy
Time: 5min or less
Number of servings: 2

Ingredients:
1 Japanese cucumber
Yukari (red Shiso leaves) rice seasoning

Directions:
1. Cut off both ends of a cucumber. Partially strip the cucumber skin with a peeler (it makes it look good & lets the seasoning absorb). Place plastic wrap over the cucumber and break it into bite-size chunks using a rolling pin.
2. Tear the cucumber into nice bite-size pieces. Sprinkle with Yukari and toss lightly.

レシピ(日本語)
http://www.cooklabo.blogspot.jp/2013/07/blog-post.html
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Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Marinated Mulukhiyah (Jew's Mallow / Corchorus) and Natto - Video Recipe

Perfect dish to support your health and beauty. Natto is a vegan source of high-quality protein. Mulukhiyah contains 8 times as much calcium as spinach, and of course rich in vitamins.


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oM6OYi4cEfE

I am sorry if you don't like this gooey texture, but believe me! It is nutritious and rich in protein!!!



This recipe is very easy, so I will give you some nice tips, so don't miss them!

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Marinated Mulukhiyah and Natto

Difficulty: Very Easy
Time: 5min
Number of servings: 2
Calories per serving: 160Kcal (110Kcal without sesame seeds)

Ingredients:
100g (3.5oz.) Mulukhiyah (Jew's Mallow / Corchorus) *you can use spinach instead
salt & sesame oil
2 packages Natto
2 packets seasoning sauce (attached)
1 tsp. soy sauce
2 tbsp. ground white sesame seeds

Directions:
1. Remove the Mulukhiyah leaves from the stems. Wash the Mulukhiyah leaves in cold water and drain well.
2. Bring a pot of water to a boil. Add a bit of salt (the salt helps the Mulukhiyah to retain its bright green color) and sesame oil (the oil helps the absorption of carotene). Boil the Mulukhiyah for a few seconds. Drain well with paper towels (do NOT wash because you don't want to wash out the Vitamin C).
3. Put Mulukhiyah, Natto, seasoning sauce, soy sauce, and ground white sesame seeds in a bowl. Mix well until gooey.

↓レシピ(日本語)
http://cooklabo.blogspot.jp/2009/07/blog-post_31.html
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Thursday, August 9, 2012

Shrimp Mayonnaise (Ebi Mayo) - Video Recipe

Quick, easy, and delicious :D


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Osw3N1O-0ZM

Adding a hint of ketchup makes the mayo sauce very tasty and refreshing!!!
Great recipe for your bento box.



As you know, I changed my oven ;)
Panasonic Bistro NE-R3500
http://createeathappy.blogspot.jp/2012/08/national-panasonic-bistro-ne-ss30a.html

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Shrimp Mayonnaise (Ebi Mayo)

Difficulty: Very Easy
Time: 10min
Number of servings: 3
Calories per serving: 229Kcal

Ingredients:
10-12 black tiger shrimps
A
* 1 tsp. sake or white wine
* salt and cracked black pepper
2 tbsp. Katakuriko (potato starch) or corn starch is okay
1 tbsp. cooking oil
B
* 3&1/2 tbsp. mayonnaise
* 1/2 tbsp. ketchup
* 2 tsp. sugar
cashew nuts *if available

Directions:
1. Deshell, devein, and wash the shrimps (remove the tails). Dry well on paper towels. Season in order with A, Katakuriko (starch), and cooking oil.
2. Grill the shrimps in the oven at 200C (392F) for 7-8 min, or on a BBQ grill, grill pan, or toaster oven.
3. Mix B in a bowl, add the grilled shrimps, and toss well.

If available, place the cashew nuts in a plastic bag and break up into small pieces with a rolling pin. Then sprinkle them on top of the shrimps.

↓レシピ(日本語)
http://www.cooklabo.blogspot.jp/2012/08/blog-post_7.html
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Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Dashi Marinated Tomatoes - Video Recipe

Very easy Japanese recipe! You must try it!!!


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7w6_mY3Pl0o

Currently, more than 60 people have made this and said good! You can find their photo reports down this linked page.
http://cookpad.com/recipe/271303



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Dashi Marinated Tomatoes

Difficulty: Very Easy
Time: 5min + cooling time
Number of servings: 2

Ingredients:
200g (7oz.) cherry tomatoes
1 tbsp. concentrated dashi stock
katsuobushi (dried bonito flakes) if you have

Directions:
1. Bring a pot of water to a boil, then dip the tomatoes in hot water for a few seconds to soften the skin. Drain well and wait until they cool down. Then peel off the skin with your hands.
2. Place the tomatoes in a Ziploc (or any) container and pour concentrated dashi stock over them. Toss lightly. Chill for 1 hour or longer.
3. Serve on a dish, and sprinkle with katsuobushi if you have.

↓レシピ(日本語)
http://cooklabo.blogspot.jp/2008/10/blog-post_02.html
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Recommended Concentrated Dashi Stock Products:

Kamada Dashi Shoyu (鎌田 だし醤油)
dashi flavored soy sauce
http://www.kamadafoods.com/

Yamaki Mentsuyu (ヤマキ めんつゆ)
two times concentrated soy sauce based dashi broth for noodles and other foods
http://www.yamaki.co.jp/mentsuyu/

Yamasa Konbu Tsuyu (ヤマサ 昆布つゆ)
3 times concentrated Konbu kelp seaweed soup stock
http://www.yamasa.com/konbutsuyu/product/index.html

Please Google and find the products. Products are available online :)

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Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Wasabi Guacamole Japonés (Japanese-Style) - Video Recipe

Cómo hacer guacamole Japonés muy fácil y delicioso!


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8T-BKDFuNWw

I used wasabi instead of chili, cayenne pepper, or any hot spices.



Very simple and tasty, so I hope you like this idea :D

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Wasabi Guacamole Japonés (Japanese-Style Wasabi Guacamole)

Difficulty: Very Easy
Time: 10min
Number of servings: 2 people

Ingredients:
1 ripe avocado
100g (3.5oz.) sashimi grade red tuna
50g (1.7oz.) tomato
1 tbsp. or more Parmigiano-Reggiano
1 tbsp. lemon juice
1 tsp. Usukuchi Shoyu (light-colored soy sauce) *saltier and has a thinner texture than the regular dark-colored soy sauce
1 tsp. or more Wasabi in tube *freshly grated Wasabi is perfect
1 tsp. sesame oil
chopped green onion (or asatsuki) *if preferred
unflavored tortilla chips

Directions:
1. Bring a pot of water to a boil, dip the tomato for a few seconds to soften the skin, then peel. Seed tomato and cut into small pieces.
2. Cut red tuna into small pieces.
3. Using a fork, roughly mash the avocado. Add lemon juice (to prevent browning) and mash some more to coat.
4. Add Usukuchi Shoyu (light-colored soy sauce) and Wasabi mixture and sesame oil. Using a spoon, gently mix to keep the flavor of wasabi and sesame oil.
5. Then, fold in tomato, tuna, and freshly grated Parmigiano-Reggiano.
6. Sprinkle some chopped green onion (if preferred) and serve immediately with tortilla chips.

*Another way to serve: Serve on top of toasted baguette slices with Shiso leaves! Sprinkle white sesame seeds and/or chopped green onion if available.

レシピ(日本語)
http://www.cooklabo.blogspot.jp/2012/03/blog-post_27.html
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Friday, November 25, 2011

Christmas Tofu - Video Recipe

This recipe was introduced at Yukio Hattori's recipe site (Megami's Recipes site). Yukio Hattori is a president of Hattori Nutrition College and best known as an expert commentator on the Japanese television show Iron Chef, if you know ;)


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QOw1CPBcbdo

I topped "Spinach Ohitashi" on tofu and decorated with colored peppers. Spinach Ohitashi is a common dish cooked in Japan. It is a boiled spinach flavored with soy sauce. However, in this tutorial, I used vinegar and spices to season, so the flavor is unique.

Please watch Lady Gaga Bento video for the basic "Spinach Ohitashi" recipe.



以前に服部幸應先生が監修する料理レシピ、コンテストサイト「女神の料理レシピ」でピックアップされたレシピです。

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Christmas Tofu

Difficulty: Very Easy
Time: 7min
Number of servings: 2 Christmas trees

Ingredients:
300g (10.5oz.) square momen-dofu (cotton tofu) or kinugoshi-dofu (silken tofu)
100g (3.5oz.) spinach (mustard spinach is okay)
salt
A
* 1/4 tsp. nutmeg
* 1 tbsp. soy sauce
* 1 tbsp. black vinegar
* a bit of grated ginger
* a bit of black pepper
bell pepper (red, orange, and yellow)

Directions:
1. 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. Wash spinach and add in the boiling water from the stem side.
3. Boil spinach for about one minute. Drain and soak the spinach in cold water (or use running water) to cool. Drain and squeeze the spinach to remove the excess water (use paper towel if you have).
4. Cut off the root ends of the spinach and cut into small pieces. Toss the spinach with A.
5. Drain tofu, slice tofu widthwise, and cut it into Christmas tree shape - please watch the video to see how.
6. Top the tofu with spinach and decorate it with diced bell peppers (ornaments).

レシピ(日本語)
http://cooklabo.blogspot.com/2011/11/blog-post_25.html
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Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Glittering Chinese Sauce Marinated Chicken - Video Recipe

I won the special prize at Kadoya's sesame oil contest organized by Cookpad. 828 recipes were submitted at the contest, and luckily mine was selected!


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JvoWOcekntc

Very refreshing Japanese style Chinese recipe :)



Contest page:
http://cookpad.com/pr/contest/index/34

My recipe on Kadoya's website:
http://www.kadoya.com/sesameweb/150_recipe/index.html

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Glittering Chinese Sauce Marinated Chicken

Difficulty: Easy
Time: 15min
Number of servings: 2

Ingredients:
160g (5.7oz.) chicken breast (fillets)
25g (0.9oz.) green bell pepper
25g (0.9oz.) red bell pepper
25g (0.9oz.) orange bell pepper
25g (0.9oz.) yellow bell pepper
A
* a pinch of salt
* 1/2 tbsp. sake
B
* 200cc chicken stock
* 1/2 tsp. soy sauce
* 1/4 tsp. salt
1/2 tbsp. starch with 1/2 tbsp. water
1 tsp. sesame oil
cracked black pepper

Directions:
1. In a boiling water, put A and cook the chicken for 5 minutes. OR In a heat-resistant container, rub A on chicken. Cover with plastic wrap and microwave on Medium 500 W (50-60%) for about 2 minutes. Allow to cool slightly, then shred.
2. Chop bell peppers into small pieces.
3. Heat B in a pan, add bell peppers (2.), turn off the heat, add starch with water, heat again to thicken the sauce, then season with sesame oil and cracked black pepper.
4. Put the shredded chicken (1.) in the sauce (3.) and marinate.

Refrigerate, if desired! It tastes good, too :)

レシピ(日本語)
http://cooklabo.blogspot.com/2011/11/blog-post.html
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I remember that I translated this recipe here before but didn't think it was back in 2008! Time flies!!!

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Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Lady Gaga Bento - Video Recipe

Many people asked me for an easy bento recipe, so this is the one!


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2-vKQOs2poQ

When Lady Gaga came Japan in July, she was in green, so I came up with this idea. LoL



In this tutorial, I will use ohitashi which is a common dish cooked in Japan. It is a boiled leaf vegetable (usually spinach) eaten with soy sauce. In my video, I used Kamada Dashi Shoyu (dashi flavored soy sauce) for the seasoning which you can create an authentic Japanese dishes easily!. Try out if you get a chance!

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Lady Gaga Bento

Difficulty: Easy
Time: 30min
Number of servings: 1 bento box

Face: salmon flakes
Hair: komatsuna (mustard spinach)
Lines: Fujikko ni (boiled kelp)
Eyes: nori seaweed and mayonnaise
Hearts and Mouth: ham
Lips: ketchup
Earrings: quail egg
Beauty mark: nori seaweed

Spinach Ohitashi

Ingredients:

100g (3.5oz.) fresh komatsuna (mustard spinach) or spinach
1 tbsp. Kamada Dashi Shoyu (a bit strongly flavored for bento)
*2 tsp. is enough if you are using regular soy sauce
1 tbsp. ground white sesame seeds

Directions:
1. 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. Wash komatsuna and add in the boiling water from the stem side.
3. Boil spinach for about one minute. Drain and soak the spinach in water to cool. Drain and squeeze the spinach to remove the excess water.
4. Cut spinach into about 1.5 inch lengths.
5. Toss the spinach with Kamada dash soysauce and ground sesame seeds.
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Thursday, June 30, 2011

Crunchy Wakame Salad - Video Recipe

New video is up now :D


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lAGA-OIHWYc

Thin slices of cucumber adds nice texture to the soft wakame salad. You can season it with the dressing of your choice! Japanese style is good but Italian is nice, too ;)



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Crunchy Wakame Salad

Difficulty: Easy
Time: 10min
Number of servings: 2

Ingredients:
5g (0.2oz) dried wakame seaweed
120g (4.2oz) cucumber
2 tbsp. Riken oil-free aojiso dressing (or dressing of your choice)
white sesame seeds if available

Directions:
1. Cover and soak the wakame in cold water for about 5 minutes until it softens. Wash and drain the wakame, cut into bite-size pieces, and set it aside.
2. Slice the cucumber into thin rounds using a vegetable slicer. Put salt over the cucumber rounds, mix well, and leave for about 10 minutes until they soften. Wash and squeeze out the excess water. Dry with paper towels if you have.
3. Toss wakame and cucumber rounds with Riken oil-free aojiso dressing (or dressing of your choice).
4. Place in a dish and sprinkle sesame seeds.
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Friday, March 4, 2011

Easy Tasty Cold Tofu

On 2/13, my "Easy Tasty Cold Tofu" ranked the 1st on Lettuce Club's website. Salt, sesame oil, and garlic really work up the appetite! I used momen-dofu (cotton tofu) which is pretty filling! It's a dish to go with sake or beer, too :D



Please try it out!

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Easy Tasty Cold Tofu

Difficulty: Super Easy
Time: 5min + refrigeration time
Number of servings: 2

Ingredients:
300g (10.5oz.) momen-dofu (cotton tofu)
A
*1 tbsp. sesame oil
*1/2 tsp. salt
*a touch of cracked black pepper
*a bit of grated garlic
chopped scallions
white sesame seeds

Directions:
1. Boil water in a large pot, break tofu into chunks (with your hands), place in boiling water for about 2 minutes, drain in a colander, cool enough, and chill in the fridge until ready to serve.
2. Mix A in a bowl and dress the tofu.
3. Serve in a dish and garnish with chopped scallions and white sesame seeds.

My original recipe in Japanese is here.
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By boiling tofu, you can remove excess water! Thus, it can absorb the seasonings well!!!

Yummy yummy!

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Thursday, August 19, 2010

Yukari Marinated Cucumbers

Do you know Yukari (Red Perilla) Rice Seasoning?

Yukari is tangy blend based on red shiso leaves (red perilla plant). A flexible and flavorful traditional Japanese-style seasoning to sprinkle over rice, pasta and salads. I think most Japanese have it in their kitchen. It is good at everything!!!

Here, I will show you super easy recipe using Yukari. What other ingredient you need is Japanese cucumber. It looks like the picture on the right. You can also use English cucumber or mini cucumber. Those are close to it!

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Yukari Marinated Cucumbers

Difficulty: Very Easy
Time: 5min or less
Number of servings: 2

Ingredients:
1 Japanese cucumber
a pinch of Yukari (Red Perilla) Rice Seasoning

Directions:
1. Partially strip the cucumber skin with a peeler (it just makes look good so not required), place the plastic wrap over the cucumber and beat them using a rolling pin.

2. Tear cucumber into pieces, sprinkle Yukari and toss lightly.





My original recipe in Japanese is here.
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Yeah, you can use Ume Furikake (sour pickled plum rice seasoning) instead.
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Wednesday, February 3, 2010

Tea Leaves Baked Potatoes

Have you ever used tea dregs for your cooking?

Some tea leaves are too hard and bitter to use, but believe it or not, some are really soft and tasty that you can even eat them! For instance, Chinese 龍井茶 (ronjin tea) is known as the best grade tea which you can eat as is. In Japan, we have many of this kind, too. おぶぶ茶苑 (obubuchaen) in Kyoto produces tea leaves called かぶせ煎茶 (kabuse sencha) and you can eat them after enjoying drinking.

Here is the recipe using the かぶせ煎茶 (kabuse sencha) tea dregs. I won the highest prize at おぶぶ茶苑 (obubuchaen)'s contest :D

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Tea Leaves Baked Potatoes

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

Ingredients:
600g (1.3lb.) potatoes
1 tbsp. tea leaves (かぶせ煎茶)
A
* 2 tbsp. chirimenjyako (dried baby sardine)
* 1 tsp. soy sauce
* 1 tsp. mirin (sweet sake)
2 tbsp. cooking oil

Directions:
1. Soak tea leaves in boiling water and wait until the leaves get soft and sink to the bottom. Drain well and chop.
2. Simmer and roast tea leaves and A in a frying pan until water is almost gone.
3. Wash the potatoes well (peel if preferred) and cut them into wedges. Microwave them for about 3 minutes until soft and dress them with cooking oil.
4. Place potatoes onto a baking tray and bake in the oven until crisp and golden brown.
5. Add 2, toss lightly, and serve.

My original recipe in Japanese is here.
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Wednesday, August 13, 2008

Glittering Chinese Sauce Marinated Chicken Fillet

On 8/4, I won the special prize at Kadoya's sesame oil contest organized by Cookpad. 828 recipes were submitted at the contest, and luckily my "Glittering Chinese Sauce Marinated Chicken Fillet" was selected!

My winning recipe is now posted on their website!

The point is the sauce! It makes the chicken juicy and delicious! Also, the way I chopped bell peppers makes it look good and glittering :)



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Glittering Chinese Sauce Marinated Chicken Fillet

Difficulty: Easy
Time: 15min
Number of servings: 2

Ingredients:
160g (5.7oz.) chicken fillets (breast)
25g (0.9oz.) green bell pepper
25g (0.9oz.) red bell pepper
25g (0.9oz.) yellow bell pepper
A
* a pinch of salt
* 0.5 tbsp. sake
B
* 200cc chicken stock
* 0.5 tbsp. soy sauce
* 0.25 tsp. salt
0.5 tbsp. starch with 0.5 tbsp. water
1 tsp. sesame oil
cracked black pepper

Directions:
1. In a heat-resistant container, rub A on chicken fillets. Cover with plastic wrap and microwave on Medium 500 W (50-60%) for about 2 minutes. Allow to cool slightly, then shred.
2. Chop bell peppers into small pieces.
3. Heat B in a pan, add bell peppers (2.), turn off the heat, add starch with water, heat again to thicken the sauce, then season with sesame oil and cracked black pepper.
4. Put the shredded chicken (1.) in the sauce (3.) and marinate.

Refrigerate, if desired! It tastes good, too :)

My original recipe in Japanese is here.
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