7 Easy and Healthy Japanese Side Dish Recipes

Ingredients

1. Melty eggplant
1 eggplant
sesame oil
spring onion
sesame seeds
★sauce
1 tsp dashi powder
1 tbsp sugar
1 tbsp vinegar
1 tbsp mirin
1 tbsp soy sauce
1 tsp grated ginger

2. Mushroom and spinach stir-fry

200g (7oz) spinach
120g (4.2oz) mushrooms
cheese
★sauce
1 tsp sugar
2 tsp soy sauce
2 tsp sesame oil

3. Simmered sweet potato

1 sweet potato
200ml (0.85cup) water
1 tbsp sugar
1 tbsp say sauce
butter (as much as you like!)
sesame seeds

4. Egg bean sprouts

3 eggs
2 tsp Chinese chicken powder
200g (7oz) bean sprouts
sesame oil
salt&pepper
spring onion

5. Asparagus potato salad

3 potatoes
5-7 asparagus
butter
1 tsp dashi powder
1/2 tsp minced garlic
salt & pepper

6. Canned mackerel with sesame sauce

1 canned mackerel in oil
200g (7oz) cherry tomatoes
★sauce
1 tbsp sugar
1 tbsp sesame seeds
1 tbsp sesame oil
1 tbsp soy sauce
1 tbsp chili oil
1 tbsp mayo

7. Sesame dressing salad

1/2 red onion
1 small broccoli
2 eggs
cherry tomatos
★dressing
3 tbsp mayo
2 tbsp soy sauce
1 tbsp mirin
1 tsp dashi powder
1 tbsp sesame seeds

——————————————————-
★About seasonings

——Substitute for Mirin and Sake—-
If you can’t find mirin or sake in your city, you can substitute them like this

For 1 tbsp mirin use either:
1 tbsp sake + 1/2 tsp sugar
or
1 tbsp white wine + 1/2 tsp sugar

For 1 tbsp sake use:
1 tbsp mirin
or
1 tbsp white wine

 

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.