What will you think of if the words “Japanese Food” are mentioned? In common, most will think of one specific dish in mind – sushi. This is the reason why sushi has become the flagship of Japanese cuisine that most welcomed food in the world.
The word “sushi” in ancient times referred to fish that are preserved in vinegar. As time goes by, sushi has become a complete meal in itself. Now, the staples of sushi would include readily available ingredients like Japanese rice (short grain rice type), dried seaweed and seafood. Because the seafood are locally procured some even enjoy consuming them in raw.
If you are among the few who are reluctant to prepare the traditional hand-rolled sushi, here is the the easiest sushi recipes for you – Scattered Sushi (散し寿司) salmon and avocado. Mixing all onto the vinegared sushi rice will do.
Bento Box Recipes For Kids
Have you ever worry about your kid’s lunch box recipes? Having trouble to interest them for healthy kids recipes?
Here, I want to introduce Japanese bento box recipes or Japanese lunch box recipes.
We called it kyaraben or charaben (キャラ弁) in Japanese, a shortened form of character bento (キャラクター弁当 kyarakutā bentō). Kyaraben is a style of elaborately arranged bento which features food decorated to look like people, characters from cartoon, animals etc.
Japanese Bento recipes is simple and easy to make and it provide you or your kids with healthy recipes inside the small little lunch box.
Japanese Recipes : Yakitori , Gomaae.
Today,there are more and more people getting interested with Japanese recipes. Why? Because they aren’t only taste good, but they are also comparatively healthier than their American counterparts. So, if you have always think of trying Japanese food but find that taking raw meat is a bit repulsive, now below are Japanese recipes that you might wish to try out.
Main dish: Yakitori
This is the popular Japanese recipes especially among the children because of its sweet sauce.
- Chicken parts such as thigh meat or liver
- Negi *
- 4 tablespoons of Japanese Soy Sauce
- Japanese cooking wine or Japanese Sake
- 3 tablespoons of sugar
- Bamboo skewers
*Substitute Negi with leeks or green onion if not available
1. Cut and divide the chicken into small cubes size about 2 to 3 centimeters.
2. In a saucepan, pour in all the liquid ingredients and mix with sugar then simmer with low hear. Wait until the sugar is completely melted.
3. Marinate the chicken with the sauce and set aside for about 30 minutes.
4. Cut the Negi into 3 centimeters long while waiting for the marinade to seep in.
5. When the chicken gets ready, alternately skewer chicken with leeks.
6. Grill to perfection. Be careful not to burn them. (more…)