Featured in the popular Japanese drama “Kodoku no Gurume”, this Pan Fried Ginger Pork Belly is cooked in a savory soy sauce base with a hint of sweetness and a touch of spicy ginger. It’s a quick meal that you can prepare in less than 20 minutes.
Marinated in saikyo miso and baked to perfection, Black Cod with Miso is a beautiful seafood dish you can pull off at home. With its delicate and buttery texture, the Miso Cod simply melts in your mouth.
Breaded in panko breadcrumbs and deep fried to golden color, these Menchi Katsu (Japanese Ground Meat Cutlet) are one of popular yoshoku foods (western style Japanese food) in Japan.
Black Sesame Dan Dan Noodles (黒胡麻担々麺) 2 ways: Cold & Hot. Kurogoma Tan Tan Men is a Japanese take on Dan Dan Noodles, the classic Sichuan noodle dish. Here’s the popular black sesame flavor served with chili oil and garlic chips.
Crunchy burdock root and sweet carrot coated with creamy Japanese mayonnaise dressing, this Gobo Salad (Japanese Burdock Salad) is a popular side dish in Japan. Think of it like a coleslaw, this salad goes well with any Japanese dish and bento.
Gyoza with Wings (or Hanetsuki Gyoza) is a type of Japanese dumpling filled with juicy, savory ingredients that is pan-fried to crispy perfection. They have a fancy look with crispy thin wings just ready for you to bite into.
Cold Curry Udon is chilled udon soaked in curry soup, topped with sliced pork, boiled egg, sliced onion, julienned cucumber, mizuna leaves, tomatoes, and grilled eggplant. It’s a colorful, nutritious and refreshingly savory summer dish!
Chilled noodles soaked in a savory sesame miso sauce, Hiyashi Chuka is a popular cold ramen noodles enjoyed in the hot summer months.
Need some cucumber inspiration? Try Sunomono or Japanese Cucumber Salad in 4 ways! Marinated in vinegar, sugar, salt and soy sauce, this sweet & sour cucumber salad makes a perfect side dish. It’s light, healthy and incredibly refreshing!
This easy Japanese Tofu Salad with Sesame Ponzu Dressing is a refreshing salad with leafy greens, tofu, corn, wakame seaweed, and fragrant Japanese herb – shiso leaves. You’ll love the tangy ponzu sauce too. It is super easy to make and goes well with many Japanese and Asian dishes. So make a big batch!