Spicy Satsuma-age--Goes Great with Rice!

Spicy Satsuma-age--Goes Great with Rice!

Add doubanjiang paste for a spicy touch in this sweet and savory dish. Try this as a bento filler, or serve it with sake.

Ingredients: 2 servings

3 (120-150g)
★Soy sauce
2 teaspoons
2 teaspoons
1 tablespoon
★Doubanjiang (or see hints below)
1/2 scant teaspoon
Sesame oil
to taste


1. Pour boiled water over the satsuma-age to remove the excess oil. Cut into 2-3mm strips and set aside. Combine the ★ ingredients.
2. Heat the sesame oil in a pan and add the satsuma-age from Step 1. Once it's lightly browned, add the ★ mixture.
3. Here is a chikuwa variation Recipe ID: 689526

Story Behind this Recipe

Satsuma-age is a lifesaver when you need another dish or a bento filler. This is a nice spicy dish to enjoy even served cold.