Recipe: Appetizing Simmered Okara

Simmered Okara.

You can cook Simmered Okara using 14 simple ingredients and 6 easy steps. This is guide how cook delicious meal.

Ingredients of Simmered Okara

  1. You need 150 g of fresh okara.
  2. Prepare 1/3 medium of carrot.
  3. It’s 1/2 of burdock roots.
  4. It’s 2 of shiitake mushrooms.
  5. Prepare 1 of abura-age (deep-fried tofu).
  6. It’s 1 of chikuwa (if you have).
  7. It’s 5 cm of Japanese leeks (cut into small pieces).
  8. You need 250 ml of dashi (The soaking liquid from shiitake mushrooms)*.
  9. Prepare 2 Tbsp of sugar *.
  10. Prepare 1 Tbsp of sake *.
  11. Prepare 1 Tbsp of soy sauce *.
  12. You need 2 Tbsp of mirin *.
  13. Prepare 1 pinch of salt *.
  14. Prepare 2 Tbsp of vegetable oil.

Simmered Okara step by step

  1. Soak shiitake mushrooms in water for about 1 hour. (if no time, 30 mins is also OK).
  2. Peel carrot and cut into thin sticks. Scrub the burdock root with a brush (no need to peel) and cut into thin shreds (Soak them in water to remove the strong taste). Remove stems of shiitake mushrooms and slice thinly. Cut abura-age and chikuwa into short strips..
  3. Heat the oil in a pan over medium heat, then put carrot and burdock root and stir fry for 2~3 mins and put shiitake mushrooms and saute. Add okara and cook thoroughly..
  4. Put abura-age, chikuwa and the * ingredients and bring to a simmer over medium ~ high heat, then lower the heat, and continue to simmer until the liquid is almost gone..
  5. Top with shredded leek to finish..
  6. For your reference: About dashi katsuo or niboshi or konbu dashi or mix is also tasty!.