Showing posts with label Japan. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Japan. Show all posts

Monday, October 14, 2013

Japanese Chicken Curry


Japanese Curry Chicken

Another simple and delicious meal. My girls gave 2 thumbs up for this dish...hehehe!! 

I used store bought curry roux. There are 3 types, mild, hot(spicy) and very hot(spicy). I chose  the hot(spicy) , and it tastes just right , not too spicy.
I served this dish with soft boiled egg....yummm...

Here's the recipe from justonecookbook , which I made a slight changes.

Ingredients:
1 lb boneless chicken thigh
Japanese Curry Chicken
Salt
Freshly ground black pepper

2 carrots ( cut into rolling wedges )
2 onion  (cut into wedges)
1-2 potatoes ( cut into chunk bites)
1/2 tbsp ginger ( grated)
2 cloves garlic  ( grated or chopped)
1 litre water
1 apple ( peel and grated)
1 tbsp honey
2 tsp salt ( I omit this)
200 gm store bought Japanese curry roux ( I used 100 gm only)
1/12 tbsp soy sauce
1 tbsp ketchup

Method:
Rinse the chicken and pat dry with paper towel. Discard extra fat and cut it into bite size pieces.
Season the chicken with salt and black pepper.
Peel and cut the carrot in rolling wedges, and cut the onion in wedges.
Cut the potatoes into 1.5 inch pieces and soak in water for 15 minutes to remove excess starch.
Grate the ginger and crush the garlic.
Saute the onions in a large pot until they become translucent.
Add ginger and garlic.Cook till fragrant.
Add in chicken and cook until the chicken changes color.
Add carrot and mix.
Add water and bring to boil.
Peeled the apple and grated it into the curry.
Add in honey and simmer uncover for about 20 minutes.
Add in potatoes and cook for about 5 minutes, until the potatoes are tender.
Add in the curry roux and stir, let the roux dissolve.
Lastly add in soy sauce and tomato ketchup.
Serve with hot steamed rice.

Japanese Curry Chicken

I am submitting this post to Asian Food Fest Japan Month hosted by Alan of Travelling Foodies

Friday, October 11, 2013

Chicken Teriyaki

Japan Chicken Teriyaki
Chicken Teriyaki with poached egg and cherry tomato.

Normaly, when eating out at Japanese restaurant, I'll order this dish , it's my favourite. I like the char on the skin, so fragrance and the sauce. The sauce are heavenly delicious, and I always do hope they serves more sauce...:p...
This month is a Japan Month for Asian Food Fest, hosted by Alan of Travellingfoodies ,and I'm thinking why not make some chicken teriyaki ?! And also in the post, Alan provide some Japanese food links, and I choose the easiest one...from norecipe blog . It is easy and yet so delicious!! I serve this teriyaki chicken with poached egg and some cherry tomatoes.

Here's  the recipe from norecipe

Ingredients:
Japan Chicken Teriyaki
1 chicken leg with skin on and deboned (about 12 ounces)
1 tsp grated ginger
1/4 salt
2 tsp vegetable oil

1 tbsp sake

For the sauce :
1 tbsp mirin
1 tbsp sake
1 tbsp soy sauce
1 tbsp honey

Rub the ginger and salt into the chicken and let it sit for at least 30 minutes
After it's marinated, use paper towels to dry the chicken as best as you can, removing any excess ginger pulp.
Heat oil in a heavy bottom frying pan over medium heat.
Place the chicken skin side down in the pan and fry until golden brown on one side.
Flip the chicken, the add 1 tbsp sake and quickly cover the pan with a lid for about 5 minutes.
Prepare the teriyaki sauce, stir to combine.
Remove the lid and drain any remaining liquid and oil. Use paper towel to soak up any excess oil.
Turn up the heat to high, then add the teriyaki sauce.
Let this mixture boil, while flipping the chicken repeatedly to coat evenly.
The chicken teriyaki is done when most of the liquid has evaporated and the sauce forms a thick glaze around the chicken.
Slice and pour the remaining teriyaki sauce over the chicken

Japan Chicken Teriyaki

I'm submitting this post to Asian Food Fest Japan Month hosted by Alan of Travelling Foodies .