Friday, September 6, 2013

Pork Ginger Stir-Fry

Pork Ginger Stir-Fry     豚生姜炒め (Buta Shouga Itame)   
serves 2-3

300g thinly sliced pork
1 piece of fresh ginger
1 carrot
1 onion
1 eggplant
3 piiman (or 1 green capsicum/bell pepper)

3 Tbsp soy sauce
3 Tbsp sake
2 Tbsp sugar
1 Tbsp cornstarch or katakuriko, dissolved in about 100ml water.
vegetable oil
a little sesame oil

1.  Heat about 2 Tbsp oil in a wok or frypan.  Grill the sliced onion, eggplant and bell pepper until the onion is fragrant and the eggplant and bell pepper have a slight grilled look.  Remove and set aside.  Rinse the wok with a little water.
2.  Heat another 2 Tbsp oil in the wok.  Add the pork and turn it just enough to allow the pork to have golden-brown marks.  Add the ginger and carrots, sake, soy sauce and sugar, and cover with a lid until carrots have softened.
3.  Add the grilled vegetables, sesame oil and cornstarch mixture.  Heat, stirring, until the sauce thickens.


 I love buying my fruit and vegetables at the local old style produce markets in Japan.  Aside from the better prices, the selection and quality is excellent.  I was captivated by the aroma and colour of this fresh ginger and determined that it would become the special ingredient in my next dish.

I love the flavour of grilled eggplant and piiman, 
so decided to put all these flavours together.

And came up with this Pork Ginger Stir-Fry.

enjoy ^_^

 How I prepare the Vegetables:
Ginger: matchsticks
Carrot: slice thinly diagonally and then lengthwise in thirds
Piiman: slice lenthwise
Eggplant: quarter lengthwise, then slice into 1 inch pieces
Onion: slice thinly lengthwise
...it's been a while, hasn't it...
Thanks for your patience ^_^  Im back home now so will try to find time for posting more cooking!


4 comments:

  1. Thanks for coming back!I'm French but been in Japan few times.! I love your blog and all your recipes ! ^^

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  2. Wow! Your recipe is very lovely! I think the ingredients on your dish is very cheap and yet nutritious! I will definitely try this later for my dinner. Thanks for this and please keep on sharing!

    Easy Stir Fry

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  3. الرائد من افضل شركات الخدمات المنزلية في المملكة وخدماتها تغطى كل المنطقة العربية للمزيد قم بزيارة
    شركة تنظيف خزانات بمكة شركة تنظيف خزانات بمكة
    افضل شركة تنظيف منازل بالمدينة المنورة افضل شركة تنظيف منازل بالمدينة المنورة
    افضل شركة تنظيف بمكة بالبخار افضل شركة تنظيف بمكة بالبخار
    شركة نقل عفش من جدة الى الاردن شركة نقل عفش من جدة الى الاردن
    شركة تنظيف مجالس بمكة شركة تنظيف مجالس بمكة

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