Score both sides of the block of konnyaku, and, using your hands, tear, or cut into bite-sized pieces with a spoon. Boil in hot water and skim any scum that may rise to the top.
Slice red chili pepper into thin rounds, and thinly slice garlic. Combine with the ● ingredients.
Heat oil and sauté the ☆ ingredients over low heat. Once it's aromatic, add the konnyaku and lightly sauté.
Add the ● ingredients, and simmer over medium-high heat until the liquid boils down completely. This should take about 5 to 10 minutes.
Story Behind this Recipe
I made this as a snack to go with drinks.
1. Scoring the konnyaku and cutting it with a spoon or tearing it by hand allows the flavors to infuse easily. 2. This is very spicy, so for those who cannot take spice, reduce the amount of red chili peppers. Your mouth will burn... .