Okayama Prefecture

Hiruzen okowa

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Ingredients (For 4 persons)

  • Glutinous rice 4 cups
  • Wheat 0.5 cups
  • Chicken meat 80g
  • carrot 80g
  • Chestnut (with skin) 300g
  • Sugar flavored string beans 40g
  • oil 1 tbsp (12g)
  • burdock root 80g (1.5oz)
  • 1 tbsp (12g) dried burdock root 80g
  • Dried shiitake mushroom 1g
  • A] Deep-fried tofu 1 sheet (30g)
  • A] Water 1/1 cup
  • A] Mirin (sweet cooking rice wine) 2 tsp.
  • B] sugar 1 tbsp.
  • soy sauce 1 1/3 tbsp.
  • salt 1 tsp.
  • oil 1 tbsp (12g)
  • salt 6g

How to cook

  • 1. Remove the skin and astringent peel from the chestnuts and leave them in the sun for a day.

  • 2. Wash glutinous rice and soak it in water for a day and night.

  • 3. Soak the barley in water for about 30 minutes.

  • 4. Soak the dried shiitake mushrooms in water.

  • 5. Cut chicken into small pieces. Cut burdock root into small pieces and butterbur into small pieces.

  • 6. Cut dried shiitake mushrooms and deep-fried tofu into 1.5 cm strips, carrots into small chunks, boiled string beans into thin strips and cut diagonally.

  • 7. Heat oil in a pot, fry chicken meat, add [A] and fry. Add [B], cook briefly, drain, and separate the broth from the ingredients.

  • 8. Drain the glutinous rice and barley in a colander. Mix the ingredients, carrots, and chestnuts from 3 into the rice, and steam in a steamer. After the steam rises to the top, steam for about 30 minutes, then sprinkle with the broth from 3 and steam for about 15 minutes.

  • 9. Serve in bowls and sprinkle with string beans.

provider : Maniwa City Nutrition Improvement Council

* Recipes vary depending on the region and home.