by

Without Eggs Japanese Leek Chijimi Made with Rice Flour

Without Eggs Japanese Leek Chijimi Made with Rice Flour

They are very simple and chewy.
The Japanese leek and sauce are delicious as well.

Ingredients: 2 servings

Japanese leek
1
Rice flour (or plain flour)
100 ml (100 g)
Water
100 ml
Salt
a small amount
For the sauce:
●Soy sauce
1 tablespoon
●Sugar
1 tablespoon
●Vinegar
1 tablespoon
●Ra-yu (or sesame oil + ichimi spice)
to your liking
●White sesame seeds
to your liking

Steps

1. Thinly and diagonally slice the Japanese leek.
2. Add the rice flour, water, salt, and Japanese leek into a bowl, and mix.
3. Heat sesame oil in a frying pan over medium heat, and pour in the Step 2 batter.
4. In the mean time, combine the sauce ingredients.
5. When the chijimi turns golden brown, flip, and fry the other side as well. Press down with a spatula halfway through.
6. When cooked, cut into bite-sized pieces, and done. Dip in the sauce, and enjoy.

Story Behind this Recipe

I tried making allergy-friendly chijimi.