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Gingery Minced Meat and Shimeji Japanese Spaghetti

Gingery Minced Meat and Shimeji Japanese Spaghetti

This is a sweet and salty Japanese-style pasta with minced meat and shimeji mushrooms. The ginger will stimulate your appetite.

Ingredients: 2 servings

Pasta
200 g
Minced pork and beef blend or just pork
100 g
Shimeji mushrooms
1 bunch
Onion
1/2 medium
Garlic
1 clove
Olive oil
3 teaspoons
☆ Soy sauce
2 tablespoons
☆ Sake
1 tablespoon
☆Mirin
1 tablespoon
☆ Grated ginger
1 clove
Thinly sliced Japanese leeks
to garnish
White sesame seeds
as needed

Steps

1. Boil a potful of water and cook the pasta as directed on the package.
2. Mince garlic and onions. Cut off stems and shred the shimeji mushrooms.
3. Combine the ☆ ingredients.
4. In a pan, heat olive oil and garlic over low. Once it is fragrant, raise the temperature and add the minced meat and onions.
5. When the meat is cooked, add the shimeji mushrooms.
6. Once the shimeji mushrooms are cooked, add Step 3 and cook down the liquid. (3-4 minutes on medium heat).
7. Add cooked pasta in Step 6, top with leeks and sesame seeds.

Story Behind this Recipe

I made this when I had a craving for soy sauce flavored pasta. The ginger will stimulate your hunger and improves the overall dish.