Raw fish, steamed fish, deep-fried fish - you name it and Japan has it! Japanese cuisine has elevated seafood in every way possible. With a focus on fresh fish and raw food, Japan's population is one of the longest-lived in the world.Soba Noodles with Avocado Cream Sauce
1. Soba Noodles with Avocado Cream Sauce
The Avocado is chock full of good fats and valuable vitamins. Plus, it's an amazing substitution for copious amounts of cheese and milk in creamy sauces. This 100% vegan, gluten free pasta in cream sauce is decadent enough to make everyone at your dinner table happy (even us pesky meat-eaters).
2. Seared Tuna with Ponzu Sauce
Seared on the outside and beautifully raw in the middle this delightful tuna dish is perfect for sharing. Light fragrant and tangy the magic is in the ponzu dressing. Originally made with the Japanese yuzu fruit, ponzu can be adapted by using more readily available lemons and limes. Watch Japanese Culinary Instructor, Reiko Hashimoto prepare and plate this moorish and elegant appetizer two separate ways in this Grokker Premium video. Also, don't forget to check out the rest of her Japanese Gourmet Cooking collection.
3. Japanese Fried Chicken
Karaage (also called Tatsutaage) is Japanese fried chicken. It is usually cooked for lunch, dinner, or bento. Also, it is the best party recipe favored by most people!