Fried Courgette (Zucchini) Japanese style Nibi-tashi

It looks like a cucumber, but you use it in a similar way to an aubergine. So I made a nibitashi using courgette instead of aubergine.

Recipe By: Torajiro Kuruma (https://cookbuzz.com/kitchen/62)
Serves 2 Cook: 15 min

Ingredients

Courgette (Zucchini) 2
Sesame oil 1tbsp
Vegetable oil 1tbsp
Salt a pinch
Soy sauce 3 tbsp
Mirin 3 tbsp
Sugar 2 tbsp
Ground sesame seeds 1 tbsp
Vinegar 1 tsp
Spring onion 5cm
Sesame seeds optional

Method

1
Cut the courgette into small pieces that are easy to eat, and sprinkle with a pinch of salt.
2
Add 1 tablespoon of sesame oil and 1 tablespoon of vegetable oil to a frying pan, add courgette and fry on high heat for 3-4 minutes to make them golden brown.
3
In the meantime, make the sauce. Put 3 tablespoons soy sauce, 3 tablespoons mirin, 2 tablespoons sugar, 1 teaspoon vinegar and 1 tablespoon sesame seeds in a bowl.
4
Mix the sauce ingredients well and pour it into the frying pan.
5
Reduce to amedium heat and simmer for about 3 minutes.
6
You can turn off the heat and serve it as it is, or leave it for about 10 minutes to let the flavour soak in.
7
To finish, sprinkle with chopped spring onions and white sesame seeds.

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Fried Courgette (Zucchini) Japanese style Nibi-tashi

It looks like a cucumber, but you use it in a similar way to an aubergine. So I made a nibitashi using courgette instead of aubergine.

Recipe By: Torajiro Kuruma (https://cookbuzz.com/kitchen/62)

Serves 2

Cook: 15 min

Ingredients

Courgette (Zucchini) 2
Sesame oil 1tbsp
Vegetable oil 1tbsp
Salt a pinch
Soy sauce 3 tbsp
Mirin 3 tbsp
Sugar 2 tbsp
Ground sesame seeds 1 tbsp
Vinegar 1 tsp
Spring onion 5cm
Sesame seeds optional

Fried Courgette (Zucchini) Japanese style Nibi-tashi

Recipe ID :3306 Posted on 05 OCT 2020

Serves 2

Cook 15min
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It looks like a cucumber, but you use it in a similar way to an aubergine. So I made a nibitashi using courgette instead of aubergine.

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15min
1
Cut the courgette into small pieces that are easy to eat, and sprinkle with a pinch of salt.
2
Add 1 tablespoon of sesame oil and 1 tablespoon of vegetable oil to a frying pan, add courgette and fry on high heat for 3-4 minutes to make them golden brown.
3
In the meantime, make the sauce. Put 3 tablespoons soy sauce, 3 tablespoons mirin, 2 tablespoons sugar, 1 teaspoon vinegar and 1 tablespoon sesame seeds in a bowl.
4
Mix the sauce ingredients well and pour it into the frying pan.
5
Reduce to amedium heat and simmer for about 3 minutes.
6
You can turn off the heat and serve it as it is, or leave it for about 10 minutes to let the flavour soak in.
7
To finish, sprinkle with chopped spring onions and white sesame seeds.
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