Category japanese

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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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