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Yakisoba Recipe

Yakisoba is Japanese stir fried noodles. It is served with Yakisoba sauce, similar to Tonkatsu or Okonomiyaki sauce.  Yakisoba is usually fried with …

Saba Tatsutaage

Tatsutaage is like Karaage, seasoned and deep-fried meat and fish.  Here we lightly marinaded Saba (mackerel) with soy sauce and Sake, rolled …

Teriyaki Burger

Teriyaki Burger Recipe

Hamburgers are very popular fast food in Japan just like in the US.  However, Japanese people like adding their own flavor to …

Yakitori Recipe

Yakitori is grilled skewered chicken dipped in a Teriyaki-like sauce.  It is a very popular appetizer at Yakitori bars and other bar-type …

Nikujaga with Pork

Nikujaga with Pork Recipe

I always thought “proper” Nikujaga is made with beef but never with pork.  That’s how my mom always made it, so I …

Kabocha Korokke Recipe

Kabocha Korokke Recipe

Korokke, deep fried mashed vegetables with meat, is one of everyone’s favorite dish in Japan.  My family loves it, too.  Korokke is …

shrimp gyoza

Shrimp Gyoza Recipe

If you love shrimp like I do, Shrimp Gyoza is a great alternative to regular Gyoza.  It has a nice shrimp flavor …

salmon and egg donburi

Salmon and Egg Donburi Recipe

Pin It Donburi is rice with some topping in a bowl.   Typical toppings are chicken and egg (Oyakodon), Tempura (Tendon), or beef …

miso grilled chicken

Miso Grilled Chicken Recipe

You bought Miso paste, but don’t know what to do with it other than Miso Soup?  Here is an  idea for a …

Katsu Curry Recipe

Katsu Curry Recipe

Katsu Curry is Curry and Rice with Tonkatsu (deep fried pork).  It is a very popular and staple dish on the menu …