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Tonkatsu - Pork Cutlets

Tonkatsu - Pork Cutlets

Learn how to prepare Japanese tonkatsu (pork cutlets) with crispy golden brown skin and tender, juicy meat inside. I even have a recipe for homemade tonkatsu sauce!

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Spinach and Egg Miso Soup

Spinach and Egg Miso Soup

Even if you only have 20 minutes, you can cook this healthy and delicious miso soup for dinner tonight with fresh spinach, eggs, white miso, and dashi/Japanese stock.

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Single Proof Asian Milk Bread

Single Proof Asian Milk Bread

This recipe gives you soft and fluffy Asian milk bread that only needs a single proof so you can enjoy your breakfast with a batch of homemade bread so much faster.

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Japanese Style Pickled Vegetables

Japanese Style Pickled Vegetables

Super easy pickling project anyone can attempt. Bottle fresh cucumber, carrot, celery, and red chilies into delicious Japanese pickle and enjoy it for a week long.

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Shio Koji Chicken Wings

Shio Koji Chicken Wings

These four-ingredient chicken wings are coated in shio koji, soy sauce, and ground pepper. It takes minutes to put together and baked to their crispy perfection in an oven.

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Broiled Miso Salmon

Broiled Miso Salmon

Meet your new favorite salmon dish. The sauce has white miso, sake, mirin, soy sauce, and sesame oil. It only takes 30 minutes to marinate and 10 minutes in the oven.

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Okara Tofu Nuggets

Okara Tofu Nuggets

If you make your own soy milk, use the leftover soybean pulp to make okara tofu nuggets. These are not only healthy, they can be made vegan and gluten-free too.

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Korokke (コロッケ) - Japanese Croquette

Korokke (コロッケ) - Japanese Croquette

Learn how to make korokke (Japanese croquettes) at home from scratch. This baked version is a healthier alternative to the usual deep-frying and has less hassle.

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Matcha Pound Cake

Matcha Pound Cake

A very simple and straightforward pound cake recipe with matcha (Japanese green tea powder), without the use of any baking soda and baking powder.

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Simmered Shiitake Mushrooms

Simmered Shiitake Mushrooms

You can make delicious sushi, especially maki and chirasi, at any time if you stock your fridge with simmered shiitake. They are great as noodle topping too.

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Buta Kaku Ni - Japanese Braised Pork Bellies

Buta Kaku Ni - Japanese Braised Pork Bellies

Buta kaku ni is braised pork belly, with a rich soy sauce and dashi-base broth, and melt-in-your-mouth tender. This is Japan's most popular pork belly dish.

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Kabocha Pumpkin Yokan

Kabocha Pumpkin Yokan

This bright orange kabocha yokan is a Japanese treat made with kabocha and agar-agar. This dessert is healthy, quick, easy, vegan-friendly, and gluten-free.

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