Pork

  • Curry Pork Udon

    Katsu Curry Udon

    This dish is very popular at Japanese eateries in Australia. There must be many different ways to cook the curry soup for this dish. Using leftover curry is one of them. Here are two different methods. One is Authentic Curry Udon method and the other one is Instant Curry Roux method which seems to be …

  • Beef Chicken Pork

    Sweet & Sour Meatballs

    When my children were very young, I used to make this ‘Sweet & Sour Meatballs’ quite often. I put these meatballs into their lunch box and they loved them. The flavour of these meatballs brings back happy memories of those days. I always use beef & pork mix mince, but chicken mince is also very …

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    Pork with Miso Sesame Sauce

    Thinly sliced meat are very popular in Japan and I used to cook them in many different ways. In Australia, I have to slice meat by myself if I need very thin slices. But I recently discovered the Schnitzel steaks can be easily pounded to very thin! Here is one Quick & Easy recipe for …

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    Tonkatsu (Pork Cutlets)

    The deep-fried Pork Cutlet coated with Panko Breadcrumbs is called ‘Tonkatsu’ in Japanese. It is often served with shredded cabbage as a dish, but ‘Tonkatsu’ is also used for various dishes and cooking. It is normally deep-fried but can be oven-baked for health benefits. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients 4 Pork Steaks *500 to 600gSalt and …

  • Beef Pork Udon

    Jaa Jaa Udon

    Spicy rich miso flavoured pork mixture on top of freshly cooked udon. ‘Jaa Jaa’ comes from a Chinese word ‘Zha Jiang’ which means ‘Fried Sauce’. It is normally made by simmering stir-fried ground Pork or Beef with fermented soybean paste. My ‘Jaa Jaa Sauce’ is based on my Sweet Miso Sauce. You can use Tianmian …

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    Kakuni – Pressure Cooker Method

    Pork ‘Kakuni’ is not super easy dish to cook and long slow cooking is required, and that is not suitable for busy life style. If you have a pressure cooker, Pork ‘Kakuni’ is quick and easy. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients 800g Pork Belly Block (Boneless)1 cup Water1 to 2 small pieces Ginger *thinly sliced2 tablespoons Sake2 …

  • Miso Soup Pork

    Butajiru / Tonjiru

    ‘Butajiru’ is a type of Miso Soup with Pork in it. It is a very popular dish. ‘Butajiru’ usually contains Satoimo (Taro) and Konnyaku (Konjac) and Gobo (Burdock Root). Some Asian Grocery stores sell them but it might be difficult for you to find them. Even without them, this soup is quite delicious. The ingredients …

  • Donburi (Rice Bowl) Pork

    Spicy Pork Soboro Don

    ‘Soboro’ means crumbled meat. This is not an authentic Japanese dish, but this is my family’s favourite. It is so easy to make even for children. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients 500g Pork Mince1 tablespoon Oil1 small piece Ginger *finely grated1 pinch SaltFrozen Mixed Vegetables 2 cups *OR 1 large Carrot, 1-2 cups Peas and Corn2 …

  • Donburi (Rice Bowl) Pork

    Katsu Don

    ‘Katsu’ is a Japanese abbreviation for ‘Cutlets’. Following the pattern of naming Donburi dishes, cutlets on rice is called ‘Katsu Don’. Usually ‘Tonkatsu’ (Pork Cutlets) are used, but Chicken Cutlets version is also very yummy. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients 4 servings Freshly Cooked Rice1 tablespoon Oil1 to 2 Onion1 cup Dashi Stock2 to 3 Spring …

  • Beef Donburi (Rice Bowl) Pork

    ‘Tanin’ Don

    ‘Tanin’ means ‘stranger’ or ‘unrelated person’. Unlike ‘Oyako’ Don that is cooked with Chicken and Eggs, Pork and Eggs are not ‘parent and child’. Therefore this is called ‘Tanin’ Don. It’s a quick and easy Donburi (rice bowl) dish. Pork Mince or Beef Mince are easy to use, but thinly sliced Pork or Beef steaks …

  • Curry Pork

    Katsu Curry

    Serving everyone’s favourite Curry Rice with Tonkatsu (Pork Cutlets) would earn me greater gratitude. Chicken Katsu (Chicken Cutlets) go very well, too. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients 4 Tonkatsu (Fried Pork Cutlet)4 Servings Freshly Cooked Rice Curry Sauce1 tablespoon Oil1 to 2 Onions1 to 2 Potatoes1 Carrots550ml  Water *OR follow the instruction on the Curry Roux …

  • Gyoza Pork

    Pork & Wombok Gyoza

    You can find locally produced Gyoza Wrappers at Asian grocery stores. What I usually use is 400g pack containing 42 wrappers. They are fresh and very reasonably priced. Makes 35 to 40 pieces Ingredients 300 to 400g Pork Mince1/4 Wombok (Chinese Cabbage) 1 to 2 teaspoon Salt to pickle Wombok1 small piece Ginger *grated1 clove …

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