Tag Archives: Japanese food

Chicken Teriyaki

This is another very popular Japanese dish in the US. Do not go for a bottle of teriyaki sauce. So easy to make.

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Dried Anchovy Powder for Easy Soup Stock

The basic Japanese soup stock is made with dried fish, sea weed or mushrooms. As dried bonito (katuobusi 鰹節) is most appreciated, it is expensive and needs a big bulk of it to make flavorful stock. Instead of this poor cost performance bonito flakes, I usually use dried small anchovies.

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Kara-age : fried chicken my hometown style

You might have tried some kara-age (pronounce each syllable separately, ka-ra-a-ge) chicken at a sushi restaurant.  It is the one of the most popular Japanese foods in the U.S.

I would love to share the recipe of my hometown, Hokkaido. This is actually easier than regular Kara-age recipe and has more enhanced flavor. You want beer with this.

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