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Shrimp Ankake Sauce on Chilled Winter Melon

Shrimp Ankake Sauce on Chilled Winter Melon

This is a delicious cold dish.

Ingredients: 4 servings

Winter melon
1/8
Shrimp
8
Edamame
50 g
★Dashi stock
300 ml
★Salt
1 teaspoon
★Usukuchi soy sauce
1 teaspoon
Katakuriko slurry
as needed

Steps

1. Remove the skin of the winter melon, keeping the green parts. Prepare the shrimp and cut into 1 cm lengths. Season with 1 tablespoon of sake.
2. Put the ★ ingredients in a pot, add the winter melon, cover with a small lid that fits on top of the contents of the pan (a drop lid or otoshibuta), and simmer for 15 minutes.
3. Once boiled, remove the winter melon, add the shrimp and edamame, and boil quickly.
4. Prepare the katakuriko slurry by dissolving the starch in water and add to the pan to thicken. Arrange the winter melon on a plate and spoon the thickened sauce on top. Chill as you like and serve.
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Story Behind this Recipe

This is a dish my mother taught me.