‘Mazegohan’ is a Japanese dish of Rice. Rice and other ingredients are cooked separately and mixed together after they are cooked. This is a vegan ‘Mazegohan’ and the main ingredients are Shiitake Mushrooms and Abura-age (Fried Thin Tofu). You can add other Asian Mushrooms as well. You may be interested in the ‘Abura-age & Asian Mushrooms Takikomigohan’.
2 cups (*180ml cup) Japanese Short Grain Rice
1/2 teaspoon Salt
1/2 tablespoon Oil *I Used Sesame Oil
100g Shiitake *cut into small pieces
2 sheets ‘Abura-age’ (Fried Thin Tofu) *cut into small pieces
1/2 cup Edamame Beans *optional, thawed if frozen
Finely chopped Spring Onion
Toasted Sesame Seeds
1 small piece Ginger *grated
2 tablespoons Soy Sauce
2 tablespoons Mirin
2 tablespoons Sake (Rice wine) OR Water
1 teaspoon Sugar
- Wash Rice and cook as normal with Salt.
- Combine all the Sauce ingredients in a small bowl.
- Heat Oil in a small frying pan, cook Shiitake pieces. When cooked, add the Sauce and stir, then add ‘Abura-age’ (Fried Thi Tofu) and Edamame, and stir until Abura-age is soft.
- When Rice is cooked, add Shiitake mixture to the Rice and mix to combine. Sprinkle with some finely chopped Spring Onion and Toasted Sesame Seeds, and enjoy.