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Classic Japanese Karaage Chicken Recipe

The classic Karaage Chicken recipe- everyone can make Japanese-style fried chicken at home. Crispy and juicy, it's sure to be a family favorite. Despite there's no need for a long marinade in buttermilk like classic fried chicken, yet, I recommend marinating the chicken in buttermilk, Shio-koji, or the baking powder solution, especially when using chicken breast meat. The two-step coating process can bring the best crispy Karaage chicken, besides using cake flour instead of all-purpose flour. (and mix starch.)
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Only 3-Step Healthy Snack! Quick, Easy, Yamitsuki Cabbage

Make a delicious, healthy fresh vegetable snack ready in just three steps! This super-simple quick veggie snack is called Yamitsuki Cabbage, which means Addictive cabbage, and is the popular Izakaya snack in Japan. The perfect option when you need healthy snacks or late-night cravings. Why is it so addictive? Because of high-quality toasted sesame oil and a little bit of mineral salt.
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Napa (Chinese) Cabbage 101 In Japanese Cooking; Nutrition, Shopping and Storage Tips, Recipes

Napa cabbage is the type of Chinese cabbage and called "Hakusai" in Japan. It's the popular winter veggie (in Japan) and it can't be called Japanese hot pot without it. (kidding.) It contains mostly water (low-cal, low-carb) but is rich in Vitamin C, K, and potassium. Moreover, it's one of the handy veggies to cook for salad, stir-fry, saute, soup, stew...between crispy texture to melty texture. Read this post to know health benefits, the shopping, store, and cooking tips.
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Japanese Home Cooking Tips: HOW TO PREPARE Shrimp WITHOUT Fishy Taste

Do you want to know how to get rid of the fishy taste in shrimp dishes? The most important process for removing the fishy taste before cooking is preparation, including deveining and cleaning the shrimp. I'll tell you the ultimate guide on how to thaw, prepare, and boil full of Japanese cooking tips! Let's get the best shrimp without a fishy taste, WITH fresh texture.
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YAKINIKU SALAD BOWL: Marinated beef steak in homemade Japanese BBQ Sauce

This Japanese-YAKINIKU-syle BBQ steak salad is loaded with thinly-sliced beef steak (made on the grill or stovetop), glass noodles, cucumbers, carrots, and your choice of leafy greens. Topped with my homemade Yakiniku sauce and Asian sweet chili sauce to add extra Asian flavors. The beef steak is super tender by marinating with also Yakiniku sauce! This meal salad recipe is definitely flavorful and filling.
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Japanese Tomato Ketchup Spaghetti Recipe For People Who Got Disappointed Once: How To Make No-Soggy Perfect “Napolitan”

Napolitan is a must-try unique Japanese noodle dish for both Japanophiles and anime lovers. Spaghetti with Ketchup sounds a little weird but you want to try it! My hubby (who is from the US) like the dish despite he doesn't know the sauce is made of ketchup. (if he finds out the truth, he would not eat it again. Most popular comfort lunch and retro Kissaten menu. Add your favorite Japanese food recipe with tasty coffee. Savory Classic Napolitan recipe without soggy noodles and bland sauce. Makes this famous unique comfort Japanese tomato ketchup spaghetti perfectly at home. This recipe is very flexible, so you are free to add additional ingredients according to taste.
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TAKE A PEEK INTO JAPANESE PANTRY: Sencha Green Tea 101

Sencha is the type of green tea, which is the daily green tea for Japanese tea time. Like other tea, sencha green tea has several health benefits. Not like Matcha, the taste is refreshing. There is no picky manner to make sencha, but there are several tips to make 10 times better sencha green tea if you read this guide.
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TAKE A PEEK INTO THE JAPANESE PANTRY: TOKONAME KYUSU IS ONE OF THE BEST KYUSU TEAPOTS IN JAPAN

Simple ways to make delicious Japanese green tea, one: get a decent quality of loose tea leaves, two: use a Kyusu teapot is made for green tea. TOKONAME KYUSU is known for "the best" Kyusu teapot and the green tea made in TOKONAME KYUSU become a mellow round flavor.
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Hojicha 101; Japan’s Popular Refreshing Roasted Green Tea

Hojicha is roasted green tea, yes, is made with green tea leaves. Hojicha is in low caffeine, Easy to drink, and you want to try as the next bedtime tea. Its toasty nutty aroma and flavor can relax you.
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How To Cook Japanese Rice Perfectly Like You’re The Japanese On Stove Top Without A Rice Cooker

Cooking rice on the stovetop is hard to say easy. Although you'll need a little more techniques and experience, follow these steps and make sweet, fluffy, delicious Japanese rice ever. So, how do we, the Japanese, cook rice fluffy, sticky, and delicious? Let's check out the steps. *This recipe is available for especially medium, and short-grain white rice.
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Sesame Crusted Seared Ahi Tuna Steak With Authentic Japanese Teriyaki Sauce

Ahi tuna is high in protein, low in fat, technically healthy, and very easy to cook. Learn the secret to preparing tuna to cut off the fishy taste and pull out the Umami flavor for a sesame-crusted seared tuna steak. It may seem fancy like the dinner for holidays, date nights, and special occasions, but honestly, it’s very easy, simple, and tasty, and both best parts, ahi tuna and authentic! Japanese Teriyaki sauce is a ridiculously savory combination! Only the effort you may need is to make Teriyaki sauce and Japanese citrus chili paste in advance.
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Home Izakaya! How To Make Japanese Style Lemon Sour

Craving for a refreshing lemon cocktail? But, away from the stylish sweet one? Here's the Japanese Izakaya style dry Lemon sour recipe. Fresh lemons infused in Shochu or vodka (need ABV right?) brings a tangy zing to this classic Japanese popular Izakaya drink! Making frozen lemon flesh ice, it'll never be watery. Super-easy to make, better to try this summer! Since it is dry lemon sour, it goes perfectly with Japanese cuisine.
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Easy Crispy Japanese Pork Cutlet Recipe: Fried TONKATSU Baked TONKATSU

A crispy Panko breaded fried Japanese pork cutlet. This Pork Tonkatsu recipe is simple, easy, crispy, tender, and delicious! Using Japanese Panko, Crispy on the outside, and juicy and tender inside. Serve with Homemade Tonkatsu sauce or homemade Nagoya-style miso sauce.
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TAKE A PEEK INTO JAPANESE PANTRY: Sesame Seeds Benefits 101

Sesame seeds, sesame oil, and sesame paste…are often used in Japanese cooking as represented in the dish called “GOMA-AE”. Sesame seeds are packed with nutrients so they are respected as a natural remedy from ancient times in Japan. Especially, black sesame seeds have black pigment in their shells, which is a good source of polyphenols. The main nutrition of sesame seeds is about 50% lipid, about 20% protein, and rich in fibers and minerals. In particular, the lipid compounded in these small grains is packed with unsaturated fatty acids such as linoleic acid and oleic acid. Let's break down sesame seed benefits and how to incorporate them more into your daily healthy diet.
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Rice Flour 101: Health And Cooking Benefits

Rice flour is finely ground raw rice and is traditionally used for a wide variety of cooking in Asian cuisine. Recently, rice flour has been attractive as a substitute for wheat flour because of its "gluten-free" benefit. As for the facts of rice flour, this traditional flour is rich in vitamins, protein, dietary fibers, and a good source of amino acids. Moreover, you can get several benefits when incorporating rice flour into your cooking life.
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Ebi Fry| Crispy Panko Deep-Fried Shrimp

Everybody loves Panko shrimp from kids to adults all over the world. We have of course Panko shrimp in a popular Yoshoku dish in Japan, called Ebi Fry, which is generally served with shredded flat sweet cabbage and Japanese chunky tartar sauce. My Panko Shrimp are crispy and crunchy and have no fishy taste at all. For a great appetizer, party dish.
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[Edited] Super Crispy Japanese Karaage Chicken Recipe 2: The Rice Flour Magic

LEARN HOW TO MAKE CRISPY AUTHENTIC JAPANESE FRIED CHICKEN (THIGHS)! This is the one of Karaage chicken that's perfect for those who love authentic Karaage chicken (without sauce) and for those who love crispy juicy fried chicken. Gather around my friends. It’s time to tuck into some serious Japanese-style soul food. You're going to love how crispy and flavorful Japanese KARAAGE CHICKEN is! Marinate chicken in soy sauce-based seasonings, and coat them with rice flour. Fry coated chicken at 320F, and double-dry them at 350F.
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How Do The Japanese Make Tough Meat Tender At Home

We can't afford to buy A5 Wagyu beef all the time in Japan so we have no choice to buy discount tough meat at a grocery store. Yet, we have secret weapons to make the chewy meat tender and juicy. There are my best 3 ways to marinate meat with baking powder solution, with shio koji, with Japanese BBQ sauce. As a bonus, I will tell you my freezing meat hacks too.
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Homemade Authentic Japanese Teriyaki (Yakitori) Sauce; For Yakitori, Grilled Meat and Vegetables

The best authentic restaurant-grade TERIYAKI sauce, with only 4 ingredients, without MIRIN! A sticky sweet and rich umami taste, making it the perfect glaze over yakitori/ teriyaki chicken, salmon, and more. Once you make this easy but absolute-authentic Japanese essential sauce, I guarantee you won’t buy a bottle in a grocery store again like you're Japanese.
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3 + 1 Sauce Recipes For Japanese Pork Cutlet; Tonkatsu Sauce, Miso Sauce, Easy Aurora Sauce

I am saying the sauce for Japanese pork cutlet aka TONKATSU, yet, these iconic Japanese dipping sauces are for any deep-fried food which everyone loves. Deep-fried…the comfort food for people all over the world, and once you know these Japanese dipping sauces, you’ll be obsessed more and more. Delicious and flavorful, Japanese dipping sauces should be stored in your pantry to jazz up the classic dipping sauces for deep-fried food.
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The Heart Of Japanese Fermented Food, Koji Rice| How To Make Shio-Koji

Shio koji, the Japanese fermented condiments made of grain koji, water, and salt. Mix them and fermented the mixture at room temperature until the mixture thickens on a sweet, funky aroma. Rich nutrition, and rich Umami flavor. Shio-koji is a versatile condiment for stir-fry, making pickled vegetables, and marinade sauce to tenderize the meat and reduce the fishy flavor of fish.
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Japanese Cooking Culture; How to Sun Dry Veggies At Home

Sun-drying maybe not be well-known in the US, but in Japan, much-needed and much-having fun, kitchen hack to preserve fresh produce. Food drying is one of the oldest methods of preserving food. It'll be easier to choose between canning or freezing, however, I may blow your mind away today! Sun-Drying foods are simple, easy, and low-cost to learn. With modern food dehydrators, which is the smart choice, but, especially in the summer season, let's try using natural power!
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Japanese Unique Mayo Dishes; The Japanese People Are Obsessed With Japanese Mayonnaise

Japanese people are obsessed with Japanese Mayonnaise, actually, it is more popular than Ranch dressing in Japan. You will see many dishes used with Mayonnaise when traveling in Japan, even for traditional Japanese food such as sushi, rice balls, Okonomiyaki, Takoyaki. In this site, I am introducing the Japanese staple Mayo dishes and hoping to give you hints for cooking. Also, there is a Japanese-style potato salad recipe if liked.
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6 Facts About Why I Like Sodastream; Save Money And Earth

I have been waiting to introduce my "Sodastream" love for long, and finally, I got ready to tell you how much I love it. This site is not telling you like that you must buy one or which models you must buy, bra bra bra. I just want to show how SodaStream works for my life. If you consider buying a soda maker and want to know about SodaStream, I can share my Sodastream love with you.
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Enjoy Sun-Drying! Make Semi Dried Persimmon Slices And Cooking Ideas

Semi-dried persimmons are persimmons that have been dried about halfway, still keeps moisture, condensed with flavor and nutrition of the fruit. Sun-drying is the Japanese favorite method. Choose a consecutive dry sunny day, let's make homemade semi-dried persimmon slices for the healthy snack! Some cooking ideas included.
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Homemade Japanese Dried Persimmons; Drying Steps, Health Benefits, Storage Tips

The informative guide about Japanese traditional dried persimmons. In this site, you can learn how to make with ultimate tips and its health benefits.
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Japanese Persimmons 101

Diospyros kaki, Japanese persimmon is a traditional and popular fall fruit in Japan. Today, not only in Asia but also in Europe and the US, "Kaki" has been getting popular. However, you may have a terrible memory for its astringency taste. Actually, persimmons have two types, which are sweet ones and astringent ones. Read this, you can know all about Japanese persimmons!
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Surrounded by Hinoki Wood Products; Natural Benefits From Japanese Cypress

Hinoki, Japan's most beloved tree -Hinoki cypress products has been deeply rooted in the Japanese lifestyle. Not only beautiful grain and relaxing aroma but also leads amazing benefits with Hinoki's natural power. Once you touch its silky-touch surface, smell its woody scent, you will not let them go!
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The Unique Cafe Latte Instant Mix In Japan; Blendy Stick and Cafe Latory Shopping Guide

Japanese unique instant coffee stick. AGF Blendy stick is popular instant coffee and cafe drink instant mix to give you relaxing coffee time INSTANTLY. On this site, you can know unique Blendy stick flavors-Matcha, hojicha, and Japanese milk tea, and additionally the summary of the Cafe Latroy series.
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Good-Bye, Mushy Stir-Fried Udon Noodles; The Ultimate Recipes Of YAKIUDON With Two Sauce

Popular Izakaya menu internationally, Japanese stir-fried Udon noodles, Yaki Udon is an easy & delicious meal loaded with vegetables, mushrooms, and your choice of protein, with rich soy-sauce based sauce. In Japan, Yaki Udon is more likely the staple easy lunch that mothers often cook. Yes, it's quite easy. To avoid making "mushy" Yaki Udon, prepare noodles with my tips, add a moderate volume of vegetables (not too much), and make the stir-fry sauce before cooking.
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Easy Japanese-style Baked Cream Cheese Cake

Enjoy the easy-step cheesecake recipe, the creamy Japanese classic you can make any time. This Japanese-baked cheesecake recipe features only a few steps and simple ingredients. It is not the famous Japanese jiggly cheesecake, but, not rich heavy new york style cheesecake. Rich, light, fluffy, enough sweet, and delicious. The key to making your cheesecake "Japanese" is using cake flour. Just be careful eating too many!
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How 5 Insider secrets of “Japanese HighBall” Brings You To Know Japanese Culture

The Japanese Highball is a little far away from the classic highball cocktail at a stylish bar. "Highball" in Japan mainly often refers to "whiskey and soda" or sometimes "Shochu and soda". Highball is really popular Izakaya drink as well as ice-cold draft beer, Chu-Hi, and lemon sour! RELAX, I want to introduce a "Japanese-style" whiskey highball but that doesn't mean it is made of JAPANESE WHISKEY. So refreshing, dry, simple, fizzy, and fresh lemon, that's all need!
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Japan Is The Mayonnaise Wonderland; Kewpie, Ajinomoto, Kenko, And More!

Everyone knows Kewpie mayonnaise, the staple Japanese-style mayo worldwide. But do you know why Japanese mayonnaise is so good and what the differences are? There are many mayonnaise lovers in Japan and they are so proud to live in the mayonnaise wonderland, Japan. On this site, I, the native Japanese introduce not only Kewpie but also other products such as Ajinomoto, Kenko which are available on Amazon, and also, few domestic products that you can get only in Japan!