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Japanese Gingered Pork

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Introduction

This is a quick and easy recipe full of flavour. A popular lunch dish in Japan, especially for men. Just a few ingredients but the result is amazing!

This is a quick and easy recipe full of flavour. A popular lunch dish in Japan, especially for men. Just a few ingredients but the result is amazing!

Ingredients

Serves: 2

Metric Cups
  • 250 grams pork loin
  • 1 medium white onion
  • 1 clove garlic (optional)
  • 1½ tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon sake
  • 1 tablespoon mirin
  • 1 teaspoon white sugar
  • 1 teaspoon plain flour
  • 2 knobs of fresh root ginger (minced)
  • 8⅚ ounces pork loin
  • 1 medium white onion
  • 1 clove garlic (optional)
  • 1½ tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon sake
  • 1 tablespoon mirin
  • 1 teaspoon granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon all-purpose flour
  • 2 knobs of fresh gingerroot (minced)

Method

Japanese Gingered Pork is a community recipe submitted by dacrag and has not been tested by Nigella.com so we are not able to answer questions regarding this recipe.

  • Slice the onion into rings, and the pork loin into bitesize pieces.
  • Fry the onion in a little oil until soft.
  • Prepare the sauce. Mix together the soy sauce, sake, mirin, and sugar. Add the minced ginger (and garlic if using) to the mix.
  • Fry the pork with the onion until brown.
  • Add the flour to the pan to soak up the juices.
  • Add the sauce to the pan, and coat the onion and pork.
  • Cook the pork through, and serve with rice, shredded cabbage, and if you want, miso soup.
  • Slice the onion into rings, and the pork loin into bitesize pieces.
  • Fry the onion in a little oil until soft.
  • Prepare the sauce. Mix together the soy sauce, sake, mirin, and sugar. Add the minced ginger (and garlic if using) to the mix.
  • Fry the pork with the onion until brown.
  • Add the flour to the pan to soak up the juices.
  • Add the sauce to the pan, and coat the onion and pork.
  • Cook the pork through, and serve with rice, shredded cabbage, and if you want, miso soup.
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    What 2 Others have said

    • It's two thumbs of ginger, minced. I don't know why it's not showing because I definitely added it.

      Posted by dacrag on 23rd May 2014
    • Ginger is missing from the ingredients list. How much do you recommend?

      Posted by Taksa on 21st May 2014
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