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Pan Fried Ground Meat Cutlet Stuffed In Fried Tofu Skin

With lots of cabbage! An easy healthy recipe; a ground meat mixture is stuffed into an aburaage then pan fried.

Ingredients: 1 plate worth

Ground meat (mixed beef and pork)
100 g
Cabbage
50 g
Onions
25 g
A:
Panko
1 tablespoon
Sesame oil
1 teaspoon
Soy sauce
1 teaspoon
Salt and pepper
A small amount
Aburaage
1
B:
Ketchup
1 tablespoon
Japanese Worcestershire sauce
1 tablespoon
Vegetables to serve on the side
as much as you like

Steps

1. Mince the cabbage and onions.
2. Combine the chopped vegetable from Step 1 and the A ingredients in a bowl with the ground meat, and mix and knead well with your hands.
3. Blanch the aburaage in hot water to remove excess oil. Cut off one side off. Use a long chopsticks and press on surface as shown in the photo, and then open like a pouch.
4. Stuff the mixture from Step 2 into the aburaage bag from Step 3.
5. Place the filled bag from Step 4 in a frying pan and add 30 ml of water. Cover with a lid and steam-fry over medium-high heat. When there's no moisture left in the pan, remove the lid and continue cooking until the surface is crispy and browned.
6. Cut it in to bite size pieces, pour the B sauce over and garnish it with vegetables of your choice to finish.

Story Behind this Recipe

I became a product tester for a canned vegetable juice, and came up with this recipe. I bought 1 cabbage, so I made a cabbage recipe. I thought the ingredients might be too healthy for my boyfriend, but he seemed to find it hearty enough and liked it.