itokonnyaku

  • Other Soup Shirataki & Itokonnyaku

    Low-Calorie Hot & Sour Noodle Soup

    This ‘Hot & Sour Soup’ is low in calories, though it is packed with good nutrients. With Noodles, it can be a very filling & healthy meal. If you are trying to lose weight, I recommend Konjac Noodles. They are called ‘Shirataki’ OR ‘Itokonnyaku’ in Japanese, but they are widely available these days as Konjac …

  • Mushrooms Shirataki & Itokonnyaku Vegetables

    ‘Kimpira’ Enoki, Carrot & Itokonnyaku

    ‘Kimpira’ is a Japanese dish of vegetables that is stir-fried and seasoned with Mirin (Sugar) & Soy Sauce. Commonly root vegetables are used but Mushrooms and Konnyaku (Konjac) are popular ingredients, too. Enjoy this stir-fry with freshly cooked rice. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients 200g Enoki200g Itokonnyaku *OR Konjac noodles1 Carrot1 tablespoon Oil2 tablespoons Soy Sauce1 …

  • Beef Shirataki & Itokonnyaku

    Sweet Soy Flavoured Itokonnyaku and Beef

    Do you know ‘Sukiyaki’? Thinly sliced beef cooked with vegetables in a sweet soy flavoured sauce is known as ‘Sukiyaki’. This dish is almost the extract of my favourite bits from ‘Sukiyaki’. Beef, Ito-Konnyaku (or Shirataki) and Onion are cooked in a sweet soy flavoured sauce with fresh ginger is delicious with freshly cooked rice. …

  • Shirataki & Itokonnyaku Vegetables

    Spicy ‘Goma-ae’ Spinach

    My family’s favourite ‘Goma-ae Spinach’ sometimes turns to this spicy ‘Goma-ae’ with Itokonnyaku/Shirataki for a change. Itokonnyaku or Shirataki is basically same as Konnyaku/Konjac made from grated Konnyaku Potatoes. They are very low in calories and good source of dietary fiber. It can be replaced with Sweet Potato Starch Noodles which has similar texture. Makes …

  • Harusame & Rice Noodles

    Sweet Potato Noodles Stir-fry

    I love Korean food. Since a Korean grocery store opened in a nearby suburb, I have been trying Korean ingredients for my cooking. And now I am in love with Korean noodles made from sweet potato starch. The unique rubbery texture of the sweet potato noodles is similar to Shirataki OR Itokonnyaku. Try this yummy …

  • Shirataki & Itokonnyaku Tofu

    Shirataki & Atsu-age (Deep Fried Tofu)

    ‘Konnyaku’ is a jelly-like food made from a type of potato called ‘Konnyaku (Konjac)’ and noodle type is called ‘Shirataki’ or ‘Itokonnyaku’. They are extremely low in calories and available from not only Asian grocers but also most supermarkets. Find Lo-Cal Noodles, and if they are made from Konjac root, they are the same thing. Makes …