• Chicken

    Teriyaki Chicken

    If you are using a store-bought Teriyaki Sauce, have a look at the ingredients. You see flavour enhancer, food colour, stabiliser, preservative, acidity regulator, and lots of numbers. Teriyaki sauce is easy to make and you can make it to suit your taste. I sometimes add grated Ginger or Chilli, less or more Sugar depending …

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    Kara-age Chicken

    Kara-age (kah-rah-ah-ge) is a Japanese cooking technique for meat and fish. Basically it is deep frying in oil. There are loads of different recipes because every household has its own recipe, I think. My recipe is a very basic one which involves marinating, and Egg as a coating ingredient. My husband always prefers thigh fillets …

  • Chicken Tofu

    Healthy Chicken & Tofu Burgers

    Chicken and Tofu are low in calories and high in protein. My mother used to make these healthy burgers more nutritious by adding lots of other veggies and mushrooms. I like to eat these burgers with ‘Ponzu’ mixed with grated Daikon Radish and a little bit Chilli. Another healthy sauce is dashi-based soy sauce flavoured …

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    Chicken Balls

    Mix everything together and drop tablespoonfuls into boiling stock to cook, then season the stock as you like. You can enjoy these nutritious Chicken Balls with delicious soup. You may wish to add some cooked noodles or rice to make this dish a filling meal. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients 400 to 500g Chicken Mince1 small …

  • Vegetables

    Broccoli Creamy Miso Sauce

    Lighter colour Miso is recommended for this dish. Miso is quite salty, use small amount and test the flavour. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients 1 head (*500g) Broccoli *cut into small florets1 teaspoon Miso *light colour miso preferred3 tablespoons Japanese Mayonnaise1/2 to 1 tablespoon Toasted Sesame Seeds *ground Method Cook Broccoli in the boiling water until …

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    Capsicum Katsuobushi Stir Fry

    This is one of the easiest and very popular Japanese recipes. You can add Chilli Flakes, Sesame Seeds, Sesame Oil OR Garlic for more flavour. ‘Katsuobushi (Bonito Flakes)’ can be replaced by canned Tuna. My children like the Tuna version better. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients 2 Green Capsicums1 tablespoon Oil1 to 2 packets Katsuobushi (Bonito …

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    Sweet Miso Eggplant

    Sweet Miso goes so well with Eggplant. This dish is my husband’s all time favourite. He keeps telling everyone that Eggplants in Japanese dishes are so delicious. I asked him how most Australians cook the Eggplant. He said ‘just BBQ them.’ Ahhh… When you cook this dish, you need hot steamy rice to serve with …

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    ‘Goma-ae’ Beans

    Green Beans can be replaced with other Vegetables like Spinach, Carrot, Asian Mushrooms, Asparagus, Gobo, Broccoli, etc. This is one of the most popular ‘Ae-mono’, a type of Japanese salad, and my most favourite vegetable dish. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients About 350g Green Beans*Beans can be replaced with Spinach, Carrot, Japanese Mushrooms (eg. Shiitake & …

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    ‘Goma-ae’ Spinach

    ‘Goma-ae’ Sauce goes very well with many vegetables or Asian mushrooms. For this dish, please use Fresh Spinach, not frozen cooked spinach or shredded spinach. Thick and large leaves are most suitable, but you must not over-cook the Spinach because it should retain tender-crisp texture. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients 1 bunch (*250 to 300g) Spinach …

  • Mushrooms Tofu

    Pan Fried Tofu & Two Mushroom Sauces

    ‘Agedashidofu’ is a very popular Japanese dish but many people don’t try it at home because it needs to be deep-fried. How about this shallow-fried tofu? Enjoy the crispy outside and creamy inside with two different Mushroom Sauces that I often cook, or you can create your own yummy sauces. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients 2 …

  • Chicken Clear Soup

    Chicken Ball Soup

    Drop Chicken Ball mixture into boiling Dashi Stock OR Chicken Stock to cook. It is an easy yet very nutritious soup. Adding Udon Noodles and some extra Vegetables makes this soup a very satisfying meal. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients 4 cups Dashi Stock or Chicken Stock1 teaspoon Salt1 tablespoon Soy Sauce Chicken Balls 200 to …

  • Clear Soup Mushrooms Tofu

    Tofu & Enoki Soup

    Enoki can be replaced with Shiitake, Shimeji, Oyster Mushrooms OR other Asian mushrooms. You may wish to add some Eggs. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients 4 cups Dashi Stock  *See ‘Dashi Stock’ page1 teaspoon Salt1 tablespoon Soy Sauce1/2 to 1 block Tofu *soft type100 to 200g Enoki2 Spring Onions *finely Chopped Method Cut Tofu and Enoki into small …

  • Clear Soup Egg Tofu

    Tofu & Egg Soup

    This is my children’s favourite Clear Soup that their Obaa-san (Grandmother) in Japan used to cook for them. She always uses ‘Iriko’ (Dried Baby Sardines / Anchovies) for this soup. For us, this soup got to be cooked with ‘Iriko’ OR ‘Iriko’ Dashi Powder, but you can use any Dashi stock of your choice. Makes …

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    Basic Clear Soup

    Clear soup is usually seasoned with Salt and Soy Sauce. Depending on the ingredients, Sake (Rice Wine) and Mirin are also used. The above image is the clear soup with a piece of Cod, Enoki and Spring Onion. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients 4 cups Dashi *See ‘Dashi Stock’ page1 teaspoon Salt1 tablespoons Soy Sauce Add two or …

  • Miso Soup Tofu

    Tofu & Spinach Miso Soup

    Tofu doesn’t need to be cooked. Using ready-to-serve Baby Spinach, this ‘Tofu & Spinach Miso Soup’ can be prepared in just 5 minutes. It’s easy, quick, nutritious and delicious. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients 4 cups Dashi Stock *See ‘Dashi Stock’ page3 to 4 tablespoons Miso1 block Tofu *Momen of Silken TofuReady-to-Serve Baby Spinach as required2 Spring Onion …

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