08 janvier 2007

NIKU-JAGA - Beef and potatoes stew


NIKU-JAGA is one of the most popular home cooking in Japan.
Japanese likes this dish very much.
We call it « Ofukuro-no-aji ( taste of mom's cooking) »
My husband likes it very much.
But he can't remember its name very well, so he call it « Mick Jagger » (!?)

NIKU-JAGA - Beef and potapoes stew
for 2 servings

3 potatoes
1 carrots
2 leeks medium size (or 1 large onion)
200g minced beef meat
½ small canned green peas
1 table spoon of oil
4 table spoons of soy sauce
*2 table spoons of sugar
*2 table spoons of mirin
« * If you can't find mirin, 3 table spoons of sugar in total  »

MIRIN ... An essential condiment used in Japanese cuisine, with a slightly sweet taste. It is a kind of rice wine similar to sake, but with a lower alcohol content.

  1. Peel  popatoes and carrot, wash all vegetables and cut into large pieces.


  2. Put oil in a deep pan on the strong heat. Then saute meat for 2 minutes.Add potatoes, carrot and leeks. Saute for 2 minutes.


  3. Add water into the pan to cover the ingredients. Boil and skim off any scum.


  4. Lower the heat, then add sugar, mirin and 3 table spoons of soy sauce.Cover the pan and cook for 20 minutes.2 or 3 minutes before, add green peas and 1 table spoon of soy sauce.


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