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Pork Tsukune Patties with Tofu

Pork Tsukune Patties with Tofu

This dish is not a macrobiotic dish. My husband loves meat! So I made this for his drinking appetizer. Tofu makes the patties very tender ♪

Ingredients: 5 patties

Firm tofu
1/2 block
●Ground pork
150 g
●Carrot
about 2 cm
●Shiitake mushrooms
1
●Green bell pepper
1
●Grated ginger
1 piece worth
●Salt
a pinch
○Sake
2 teaspoons
○Soy sauce
2 teaspoons
○Vinegar
2 teaspoons
○Mirin
1 tablespoon

Steps

1. Boil the tofu in a saucepan for 2~3 minutes and drain in a colander. Meanwhile, mix the ○ ingredients together.
2. Put the ● ingredients in a bowl and mix well. When the tofu cools down, add to the bowl and mash it as you mix.
3. Make round patties with Step 2. Cook both sides in a frying pan with a small amount of oil. Set patties aside on a plate and remove excess oil with a paper towel.
4. Now add the mixed ○ sauce in the frying pan and bring it to boil. Then back the patties in the sauce. Simmer until the sauce is thickened♪

Story Behind this Recipe

I made this for my husband, who loves meat.