Originated in Sapporo, Hokkaido, a northernmost island of Japan, Soup Curry is a light curry flavored soup served with fall-off-the-bone chicken and colorful vegetables that are flash fried to give the vibrant colors. It’s relatively a new addition to the popular Japanese curry scene.
Karashi Renkon is a popular regional dish on the island of Kyushu in Japan. A mixture of miso and Japanese karashi hot mustard is stuffed in lotus root, coated in turmeric flour batter, and deep-fried until a crispy crust forms.
Crisp yet tender with bursts of sweet and savory flavors, Kinpira Renkon, or Japanese Lotus Root Stir Fry, is a classic home-cooked side dish.
Crispy and delicious homemade tempura with Japanese sweet potato, Kabocha squash, lotus root, mushrooms, and Shiso.
Chirashi Sushi is served on happy occasions and at parties in Japan. This bright and colorful dish is made of sushi rice with a variety of vegetables mixed in, and toppings sprinkled over the top.
Colorful side dishes make the meal more appetizing, enjoy these simple Japanese side dishes by themselves or together with the main dish.
Sweet and Sour Chicken – This savory and delicious fried chicken and vegetables with sweet black vinegar sauce is a copycat recipe of “Tori Kurozu-An” from Ootoya 大戸屋 restaurant.
Healthy hijiki seaweed salad cooked in a savory sauce with edamame, aburaage, konnyaku.
Classic Japanese nimono dish cooked with chicken, shitake mushrooms, lotus root, konnyaku, taro, and burdock root in a savory dashi stock.
Crispy Lotus Root Chips (Renkon Chips) fried to perfection and sprinkled with Himalayan pink salt and Japanese aonori seaweed powder.