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Easy Microwave-Steamed Pork and Chinese Cabbage Wraps

Easy Microwave-Steamed Pork and Chinese Cabbage Wraps

Wrap pork and Chinese cabbage, then microwave to finish A delicious dish served with thick sauce that has lots of ginger!
Also great for bentos.

Ingredients: 4 servings

Chinese cabbage
6 leaves
Thinly sliced pork
12 slices
Sake
1 tablespoon
Green onions
As needed
◎Water
6 tablespoons
◎Mentsuyu (3x concentrate)
3 tablespoons
◎Grated ginger
1/2 knob
◎Sugar
1/2 tablespoon
◎Katakuriko
1/2 tablespoon

Steps

1. Put the Chinese cabbage leaves in a large pot and fill to about 80% with water. Boil until soft. Drain with a colander or sieve.
2. Spread out the cooked cabbage. Place 2 slices of pork on top. Wrap up tightly, working from the stem. Carve the stem if it's too thick.
3. Align on a microwave-safe dish with the open ends facing down. Sprinkle sake and cover with plastic wrap. Microwave for 5.5 minutes at 600W.
4. Put the ◎ condiments into a small pan. Stir until thick.
5. Slice the cooked cabbage wraps in half, and arrange on a serving dish. Pour over the thick sauce from step 4. Scatter green onions to finish.

Story Behind this Recipe

I came up with this recipe that only requires microwaving.