Top Rated Japanese Recipes

Castella is a popular Japanese sponge cake that's incredibly soft and slightly sweet. Now the dessert has many different varieties and can be made with ingredients like powdered green tea, brown sugar or honey like the version seen here. This recipe was originially published in The Chicago Tribune.
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Japanese milk pudding is made mainly from milk (as the name implies) but the flavor is reminiscent of ice cream. The dessert itself is easy to make and this version calls for just three ingredients, but if you want the milk pudding to really shine top it with one of the suggested toppings below.  This recipe is adapted from Maori Murota's "Tokyo Cult Recipes" (Harper Design) and was originally published in The Chicago Tribune. 
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Japanese-style Curry with Carrots and Apples
Not every curry is the same. It comes in different colors and flavors. This recipe to a yummy Japanese-style curry balances spices from the curry and the sweetness from the apple.This recipe is by Jeanmarie Brownson and was originally published in the Chicago Tribune.
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Crispy Pork Tonkatsu with Japanese Curry and Rice
One of the best ways to utilize Japanese curry. This recipe is not only delicious but it will fill you up with the well-breaded pork cutlets on top of a bed of rice and drizzled with savory yet slightly sweet Japanese curry.This recipe is by Jeanmarie Brownson and was originally published in the Chicago Tribune.
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Grilled meat skewers, or yakitori, are a popular street and bar food in Japan. For this recipe, beef is marinated and glazed with a mixture of mirin, soy sauce, sake, sugar and Japanese 7-Spice Blend. A pickled Brussels sprouts salad adds crunch and bright flavor.Recipe courtesy of McCormick
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Spicy Conch Salad recipe - The Daily Meal
Spicy conch salad has just the right amount of heat, and is a refreshing appetizer or light dinner on a summer evening. This dish pays homage to the northeast region of Thailand, where you find flavors including galangal, lemongrass, ginger, garlic, shallots, chili pepper and cinnamon bark.This recipe is by Nopporn "Noopy" Areerak, chef and owner of Malakor Thai Café in West Palm Beach, Florida. This recipe was originally published in the South Florida Sun Sentinel.
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Turnips
Turnips are one of our favorite vegetables to make. We picked up our most recent batch from our local farmers market. They always give us a taste of something new. We recommend sautéing your turnips — you will love them!  Below is our recipe for sautéed Japanese turnips, a great addition to any meal.
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Chawanmushi (Japanese Egg Custard)
This savory Japanese egg custard is the perfect comfort food for cold winter nights. Although the dish is traditionally made with gingko nuts and mitsuba, home cooks can toss in any of their favorite ingredients. In this recipe, I added shrimp and kamaboko, a fish cake with a bright pink lining. You can also substitute it with bite-sized pieces of chicken, or even crab meat. Click here to see What are Heirloom Eggs?
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For a sweeter drink, try this cocktail recipe. It's perfect for Halloween and easy to make for your or your guests. 
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Sake, soy sauce, ginger and garlic give these grilled wings a Japanese twist.This recipe is courtesy of McCormick.
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Japanese Short Rib Stew
This short rib stew is inspired by a traditional Japanese comfort food dish, nikujaga, a stew made with either pork or beef and potatoes. I added a few more vegetables here to make it a more well-rounded dish. See all stew recipes. Click here to see Heavenly Short Rib Recipes.
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Japanese Curry and Rice
My mother always likes to say this is the first thing she ever made that was so good, my sister and I literally licked our plates clean. Luckily, this curry and rice dish is an easy save on busy nights, and one pot will last a family at least two days. Click here to see 8 Tasty Lunch Ideas for Work.
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