Sauteed Pork with ginger

Japanese summer is unpleasantly hot.  This is a very popular dish in most Japanese homes especially in this season to preserve energy. The taste of ginger sharpens appetite.

q Ingredients  (4 servings) r


  1. 400g of pork ( thinly sliced ), 3 tbsps. of salad oil

  1. For dipping sauce :

    4 tbsps. of soy sauce, 2 tbsps. of  Sake, 1 tbsp. of Mirin ( sweet Sake ),  2 tbsps. of fresh grated ginger

  1. For garnish : 

    12 green peppers,  3 cabbage leaves, 1/2 tbsp. of salad oil, a little salt


q Directions r

  1. Mix the ingredients of 2 above.

  2. Cut the Pork in half and steep in the dipping sauce for 10 minutes.

  3. Heat the oil in a frying pan and remove it from heat and spread the pork in it in order not  to be too burned.

  4. Heat the pan again. Saute the pork till slightly brown and the other side at medium heat.   Repeat this process until all the pork is cooked.

  5. Make cuts lengthwise on the green peppers to avoid bursting and saute them with a little salt.

  6. Shred the cabbage, soak in water for 5 minutes to crisp and drain.

  7. Place the pork with the peppers and the cabbage on the dish.