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Craving some Japanese Cuisine

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by chilerelleno, Jul 13, 2019.

  1. chilerelleno

    chilerelleno Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    I have big feeds of Japanese cuisine planned for today and tomorrow, lots of food and a variety too.

    Saturday
    Tropical Storm Teriyaki Chicken
    Korokke, Fried Potato Croquettes
    Sunomono, Cucumber Salad
    Romaine Salad topped with homemade Ginger dressing
    Rice

    Sunday
    Pork Tonkatsu, with homemade Tonkatsu sauce
    Japanese Vegetable Curry
    Sunomono, Cucumber Salad
    Romaine topped with homemade Ginger dressing
    Rice

    Stay Tuned Chowhounds!
     
    Last edited: Jul 13, 2019
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  2. SecondHandSmoker

    SecondHandSmoker Smoking Fanatic ★ Lifetime Premier ★

    I'll be tuning in.
     
  3. Steve H

    Steve H Master of the Pit SMF Premier Member

    Watching.......
     
  4. 5GRILLZNTN

    5GRILLZNTN Smoking Fanatic SMF Premier Member

    Like Steve H, I'm watching.
     
  5. ofelles

    ofelles Smoke Blower SMF Premier Member

    I enjoy Japanese. Cook in a Donabe often and try to use authentic ingrediants. So I'm watching
     
  6. SlickRockStones

    SlickRockStones Smoke Blower

    May I suggest no shoes, Asahi Super Dry and binge watching Sumo ‘rasslin vids on YouTube?
     
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  7. ab canuck

    ab canuck Master of the Pit OTBS Member ★ Lifetime Premier ★

    Mmmmm, Wiping off the keyboard. *drooling
     
  8. Wanna invite me by, I have some mean moon sake and a secret stash of really good Tamari.

    I also have pretensions of making a halfway decent Oshi-sushc...
     
  9. drdon

    drdon Smoke Blower ★ Lifetime Premier ★

    Waiting....................
     
  10. chilerelleno

    chilerelleno Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Annnnd here we go!


    Tropical Storm Teriyaki Chicken
    Korokke, Fried Potato Croquettes with homemade Tonkatsu sauce
    Sunomono, Cucumber Salad
    Romaine Salad topped with homemade Ginger dressing
    Rice


    Tropical Storm Teriyaki Chicken
    Jaccard tenderized and marinated in teriyaki sauce for six hours
    Grilled to get some char on them
    Finished in skillet to get a killer glaze

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    Korokke, Fried Potato Croquettes
    Boiled Russet potatoes, drain and return to pot over med heat to dry them out, and then mash them.
    Brown some ground beef, saute some onion, combine and add to mash, season to taste with salt, pepper and maybe a little garlic.
    Form into patties and chill.
    Dredge patties in flour, egg and Panko.
    Chill to set the Panko.
    Deep fry at 350° till a deep golden brown, it's goes fast, just a few minutes.
    Top with, Tonkatsu, Tare or Yum Yum sauce.

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    Sunomono, Cucumber Salad
    5C Cucumber, halved, seeded and sliced thin
    (Use Kyuri (Japanese) if you can find them, I use English)
    1C Rice vinegar
    4T Soy sauce
    4T Sugar
    4t Sesame oil
    Sesame seeds
    Marinate/Chill for a hour or two, drain and serve

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    Ginger Dressing
    1C chopped Carrot
    1/2 chopped Onion
    3T chopped Ginger
    1T sugar
    1/2C Rice vinegar
    1/4C Soy sauce
    1/2t salt
    3/4C Canola oil
    Place everything but the oil in a blender and blend well.
    Pour bled into a mixing bowl and slowly whisk in oil till emulsified.

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    Tonkatsu sauce
    1/8C each Apple and Plum puree
    1/4C Ketchup
    1/4C Worcestershire
    2t Soy sauce
    2t Oyster sauce
    1t sugar
    Blend everything together well.
    *** Make this sauce a day or two before.
    It needs time for the flavors to meld and taste right.

    @mneeley490
    I was thinking about you while making the Tonkatsu sauce.

    The Money Shots

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    Last edited: Jul 14, 2019
  11. SecondHandSmoker

    SecondHandSmoker Smoking Fanatic ★ Lifetime Premier ★

    That is some spread Chile!
    It all looks so delectable.
     
  12. drdon

    drdon Smoke Blower ★ Lifetime Premier ★

    My,my,my. That is a beautiful meal! Nice work.
     
  13. chilerelleno

    chilerelleno Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Thanks, it was a really good feed.
     
  14. ofelles

    ofelles Smoke Blower SMF Premier Member

    Looks great. I might have to put the Korokke, Fried Potato Croquettes and Sunomono, Cucumber Salad on the menu. Will pass on the delious looking chicken , not a fan of sweet sauce or glaze. Maybe a Miso Marinated Flank Steak instead.

    Point and like
     
  15. chilerelleno

    chilerelleno Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Thank you.
     
  16. Steve H

    Steve H Master of the Pit SMF Premier Member

    Awesome spread. I'll be doing the chicken and the potato dish. Though I did have to Google "Jaccard tenderizer"!
     
  17. gmc2003

    gmc2003 Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Now that's what I call a damn delicious looking feedbag.

    Thanks for posting
    Point for sure
    Chris
     
  18. chilerelleno

    chilerelleno Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Thank you.
    When you make the Korokke be sure to well season the mash and or mince mix, you want it nice and savory.
    If you don't like sweet skip the Tonkatsu sauce too, maybe a Tare if not too sweet.
     
  19. b-one

    b-one Legendary Pitmaster OTBS Member

    Wow! That all looks amazing! Looking forward to today’s meal!
     
  20. Bearcarver

    Bearcarver SMF Hall of Fame Pitmaster Group Lead OTBS Member

    Oh My!!
    A lot of good looking stuff, right there!!
    And ever since I had the best Teriyaki Glaze in my life, 50 years ago, in Honolulu, I've been trying to match it. Still haven't gotten there yet.
    Nice Work, John!!
    Like.

    Bear