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Oyakodon: Do You Know the One About the Chicken and the Egg?
“Oyakodon” avoids asking the question, “Which came first, the chicken or the egg?” and just gives you both! Chicken and egg, gently cooked separatel...
Yakitori: A Primer
Yakitori is grilled, skewered chicken (in fact, “yakitori” literally means “grilled chicken” in Japanese), sometimes combined with piece...
Tebasaki age: Buffalo Wings’ Japanese Cousin
Under the category of “It’s Even Better If You Fry It” comes today’s discussion on “tebasaki age,” (the “age” is pronounced “ah-gay”) which literally means “fri...
Mizutaki: The Most Flavorful Watery Looking Soup Dish You’ll Ever Have
The “mizu” of mizutaki means “water,” but banish any thoughts this may conjure up about the dish being watery. This hot pot dish originated in western Japan, bu...
Nankotsu karaage: Move Over Popcorn Shrimp, Something New’s Flown In
If you love bite-sized, crispy shrimp, they you are going to love the slightly smaller bite-sized, crispy cartilage called nankotsu karaage. No, not a fan of ca...
Karaage Chicken is Boneless and Beautiful
With the exception of chicken wings, most chicken meat eaten in Japan is of the boneless variety. This makes it easy to eat with chopsticks, and in the case of ...
Chicken Nanban: Comfort food with a surprise
To the untrained eye, “chicken nanban” is no more than fried chicken adorned with a large dollop of tartar sauce. And to be fair, bluntly put it is just that &#...