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Sweet and Salty Atsuage Cheese Bake

Sweet and Salty Atsuage Cheese Bake

This dish is great as a side dish or as a drinking appetizer.
The cheese goes so well with the sweet and salty flavor.

Ingredients: 2 servings

Atsuage
1 piece
Easy melting cheese
as liked
◆Soy sauce
2 tablespoons
◆Sake
2 tablespoons
◆Mirin
3 tablespoons

Steps

1. Pour boiling water over the atsuage to remove any excess oil, then chop it up into bite-sizes.
2. Mix the ◆ ingredients in a frying pan and bring to a boil.
3. Add the atsuage to the same frying pan. Turn it over once in a while and simmer to reduce the sauce.
4. Line up the atsuage on a heatproof dish. Top with melting cheese. Bake for 4-5 minutes in a toaster oven to finish.

Story Behind this Recipe

I wanted to make a dish with atsuage. It tasted delicious already with the sweet and salty flavor, but I also wanted to use cheese since I love it so much.