Kyushu Style Chicken Nanban (チキン なんばん)

Kyushu Style Chicken Nanban (チキン なんばん)

Asian Recipe - How To Make Japanese Chicken Nanban

Fried chicken – classic Southern comfort at it’s best. While Kentucky Fried comes to mind when I think of chicken, I bet you didn’t know that fried chicken is a Southern Japanese food as well! Chicken Nanban, originating in Kyushu, is a popular take on fried chicken covered in a hot and sour sauce. One bite and you’ll never think of fried chicken the same again!

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Five Ingredient Rice – Gomoku Gohan

Five Ingredient Rice – Gomoku Gohan

Asian Recipe - How To Make Japanese Five Ingredient Rice

As important as rice is to Japanese cuisine, it should come as no surprise that there are different methods used to cook it. Japanese rice is usually prepared in one of three ways, plain, fried or simmered. While in the West we are quite familiar with plain rice and fried rice, simmered rice  is a dish we don’t always hear about. Which is a shame, since it’s very easy to make!

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Furikake Rice Seasoning – Bonito Furikake (Katsuo Fumi Furikake)

Furikake Rice Seasoning – Bonito Furikake (Katsuo Fumi Furikake)

Asian Recipe - How To Make Japanese Katsuo Fumi Furikake

Another delicious furikake recipe to share with you! For those just tuning in, furikake is a popular table seasoning in Japan that comes in many flavors. Furi means shake and kake means sprinkle, so furikake is the perfect condiment to sprinkle on top of rice, noodles, soups, eggs, pizza… whatever sounds good! It adds a little extra umami flavor to every bite!

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Pickled Chrysanthemum Turnips

Pickled Chrysanthemum Turnips

Asian Recipe - How To Make Japanese Pickled Chrysanthemum Turnips

Decorative touches can take a meal from everyday to extraordinary. While it may seem like a daunting task, there are simple tricks you can use to create a beautiful display with minimal effort. These turnips, while delicate, are surprisingly easy to make, with only basic cutting techniques needed!

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