The big hurricane Sandy arrived in Boston. Due to this, all public schools were cancelled and also almost public translation didn't work. I tried to go outside to grocery shopping because I didn't have so many stuff in the fridge but no sooner had I opened the entrance door then I gave up to do that because it was incredible strong rain more than expected.
Anyway, it was better to stay at home today. Actually I was seeing outside from my room but nobody was there.
I made a Kakiage-donburi with all ingredients I had. Kakiage is a type of tempura and a Japanese dish of seafood or vegetables that have been battered and deep fried. It's really crispy and has a lot of flavor! Usually I don't make this kind of deep fry but today I had a lot of free time so made it!!
Kakiage-Don (2 Serves)
- 1/2 of onion
- 10 pieces of freezer or raw shrimp
- 3 Tbs os edamame
- cooked rice for 2 person
- 1/2 cup of flour (☆)
- 2 Tbs of corn starch (☆)
- 1 tsp of baking powder (☆)
- 1/4 tsp of salt (☆)
- 100〜150cc of water
- 1 tsp of vinegar
sauce for kakiage-don
- 6 Tbs of mirin
- 3 Tbs of soy sauce
- 1 Tbs of sugar
- 100cc of dashi
1, Peel shrimps and remove
3, Add onion, shrimp and edamame to the batter and mix lightly.
4, Pour oil to a pan and heat it until quite hot. When you drop a bit of batter from high position and batter rises quickly, it' a sign that you can start deep-frying.
5, Deep fry the kakiage ingredients using two spoons to make a circle.
6, After the edge become light brown, remove from oil and put on kitchen paper or news paper to remove extra oil.
7, Make a sauce for kakiage-don. Heat a pan and mirin until boiling then add all ingredients of sauce. Heat and boil for 1 minutes or so.
8, Place cooked rice in a rice bowl and add 1 Tbs of sauce. Place kakiage on the rice and add sauce as much as you like.
It has been really long time since I had kakiage-donburi last time. I was so happy that I could enjoy this flavor and crispy texture in a while.
I enjoyed relaxing in my room today but hope that the hurricane will go away from Boston and disappear soon!!