Category japanese

peanut butter mochi

Peanut Butter Mochi

3 cups water
1 cup granulated sugar
1 (16 ounce) box mochiko (sweet rice flour)
Katakuriko (potato starch), for dusting

Filling
1 cup peanut butter
1/4 cup honey

To make filling, combine peanut butter and honey; refrigerate until firm, a few hours or overnight.

Bring water to a boil; add sugar and stir until dissolved. Add mochiko a little at a time, stirring constantly...

Read More

marinated ginger shrimp

Marinated Ginger Shrimp

This Japanese dish can be prettily arranged on a serving plate. Sweet sherry may be substituted if the sweet sake is not available.

1 1/2 pounds frozen shrimp, shelled and de-veined
1/4 cup soy sauce
3 ounces ginger root, chopped
1/4 cup vinegar
2 tablespoons granulated sugar
2 tablespoons sweet sake
1 1/2 teaspoons salt
2 to 3 tablespoons thinly sliced scallion

Cook shrimp as dir...

Read More

japanese shrimp sauce

Japanese Shrimp Sauce

From the kitchen of GrannyB

This is the shrimp sauce found in Japanese steakhouses. It is sweet and pinkish-orangish in color. You can substitute fat-free mayo, butter, and 0-calorie sugar, and it still tastes great.

Makes 1 1/4 cups (12 servings).

1 cup mayonnaise
3 tablespoons granulated sugar
3 tablespoons rice vinegar
2 tablespoons melted butter
3/4 teaspoon paprika
3/8 t...

Read More

japanese rice crackers

Japanese Rice Crackers

Source: Another Taste of Aloha – the Junior League of Honolulu, Hawaii – 1994

1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 1/2 cups mochiko (sweet rice flour)
3 tablespoons granulated sugar
2 tablespoons black sesame seeds
2 tablespoons baking powder
1 cup water
Vegetable oil for frying

Glaze
1/4 cup corn syrup
1/4 cup granulated sugar
1/4 cup soy sauce

Combine flour, mochiko, sugar, sesame...

Read More

japanese chicken over rice

Japanese Chicken over Rice (Yakitori Domburi)

Yakitori is a sauce usually made with poultry, and it requires no marinating time. Domburi means that the dish is served over rice.

6 large chicken breast halves
1/2 cup soy sauce
1/2 cup mirin or sake
1 teaspoon minced gingerroot
1 clove garlic, minced
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
2 cups water
2 tablespoons granulated sugar
2 scallions (with tops), cut diagona...

Read More