September 30, 2022

Let’s Cook: 3 Delish Japanese Meals with Kikkoman

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  • Made from fermented soy beans, soy sauce is an indispensable ingredient in Asian cooking, particularly in Japanese cuisine. It can be used as a condiment or added to dishes to whip up mouth-watering culinary creations.

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    So if you’re you’re looking for easy and delicious ways to use soy sauce for your next dish, you’ve come to the right place. With our partner Kikkoman Philippines, we’re teaching you three simple recipes that highlights the versatility of soy sauce. These prove that this condiment can add the perfect salty, umami flavor to meat, seafood, vegetables, and many more!

    Chahan (Japanese-style Fried Rice)

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    Butter 1 tbsp
    Dried shiitake mushrooms 2 pcs
    Cubed carrot 1/2 pc
    Minced garlic 1/2 tbsp
    Corn 2 tbsp
    Green peas 2 tbsp
    Leek 1/8 stalk
    Beaten egg 1 pc
    Cooked rice 1 cup
    Kikkoman Soy Sauce 1 tbsp
    Mirin 1 tbsp

    Cooking Directions:
    1. Saute the chicken in the butter until it browns.
    2. Add garlic, carrots, corn, green peas, and leeks, then saute until cooked.
    3. Move them to one side of the pan. Add the eggs and stir gently until half cooked.
    4. Toss in the rice and mix well.
    5. Add Kikkoman Soy Sauce and mirin. Season with as much pepper as you like.

    Lady fingers

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    Lady fingers 1 packet
    Kikkoman Less Salt Soy Sauce 1 tbsp
    Bonito fish flakes (as required)

    Cooking Directions:
    1. Sprinkle on a pinch of salt to the lady fingers.
    2. Boil the lady fingers in water until tender, then drain.
    3. Cut into bite-size pieces.
    4. Serve on a plate. Add the KIKKOMAN Less Salt Soy Sauce and garnish with the bonito fish flakes.

    Yakitori (Japanese-style Grilled Chicken)

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    Cubed chicken thigh fillet 205g
    Leeks (cut into 2 inch length) 1 stalk
    KIKKOMAN Soy Sauce 4 tbsps
    Mirin 4 tbsp
    Sugar 1 tbsp
    Cornstarch 1 tbsp
    Water 1 tbsp

    Cooking Directions:
    1. Skewer the chicken, alternating the meat with the leeks.
    2. Marinade skewers in the Kikkoman Soy Sauce, mirin, and sugar for about 30 minutes.
    3. On a pan, grill each side of the skewers until they are thoroughly cooked. At the same time, brush the sauce on each side on the skewers to glaze.
    4. To make the sauce, pour the remaining mixture into a pot and add cornstarch and water to thicken it up.
    5. Serve the yakitori with the sauce.

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