This recipe was originally posted with Miso Marinated Beef Steak, but I like it so much that it deserves its own post.
To make stir-fried rice use leftover rice that’s been in the fridge for at least a day. The grains become firm and dry making them much easier to separate as you stir your fry.
Remember the Frugal Gourmet: “Hot wok, cold oil: foods won’t stick!”
This is a tip worth following to make a simple, not-greasy, light and fresh tasting fried rice…
This Japanese curry is exceptionally easy to make, and except for the Japanese curry powder, the ingredients are easily found in grocery stores.
http://1tess.wordpress.com This is another donburi, a bowl of rice topped with soy-simmered finely ground chicken. It’s a recipe from one of my other Japanese cook books, “Washoku – Recipes from the Japanese Home Kitchen.” I was inspired by the Washoku Warriors, a group of food-bloggers who are planning to cook through Elizabeth Andoh’s book. Their…
This is another post using hijiki sea vegetable and brown rice. Ms. Shimbo uses a number of Western ingredients from the pantry and refrigerator: anchovy paste, parmesan cheese, and olive oil. She also suggests adding sun-dried tomatoes. The rice could be left-over and refrigerated, or make it fresh in the morning and refrigerate until dinner-time. I loved the combination of flavors in this recipe, and I’m sure you will too! I pan-fried some tilapia, blanched a bit of spinach, and cut some yellow tomatoes to make the meal more hardy.
However many dishes are served at a meal, the meal is not complete without rice. The most basic meal is rice, miso soup, and pickles. Japanese rice is a short-grain variety, plump and tender, but firm enough to get your teeth into and sticky enough to eat in with chopsticks. Kome is the word for uncooked rice, usually spoken of with the honoricfic “o”—okome. As soon as the rice is cooked, it becomes either meshi, gohan, or raisu.