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Hyakka no Sekka (Kagawa-style Greens with Tofu)
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Preparations

  1. Step 1

    Boil the hyakka/manba/takana greens briefly about 1-2 minutes, until bright green (cut into smaller pieces if necessary). Dunk in cold water and drain. Let soak in cold water for a couple of hours. This process helps get rid of any unpleasant bitter taste.

    Boil the hyakka/manba/takana greens briefly about 1-2 minutes, until bright green (cut into smaller pieces if necessary). Dunk in cold water and drain. Let soak in cold water for a couple of hours. This process helps get rid of any unpleasant bitter taste.

  2. Step 2

    Drain the greens and squeeze out the excess water. Cut into smaller pieces.

    Drain the greens and squeeze out the excess water. Cut into smaller pieces.

  3. Step 3

    Cut the abura-age into 1 cm strips. Let the firm tofu drain for ten minutes.

    Cut the abura-age into 1 cm strips. Let the firm tofu drain for ten minutes.

  4. Step 4

    Remove the the head, the stomach (the little black part) and back bone from the iriko/niboshi fish. (These parts are a little bitter)

    Remove the the head, the stomach (the little black part) and back bone from the iriko/niboshi fish. (These parts are a little bitter)

  5. Step 5

    Heat about 1 tablespoon of vegetable or sesame oil in a large pot. Stir-fry the iriko/niboshi for a few minutes until fragrant.

    Heat about 1 tablespoon of vegetable or sesame oil in a large pot. Stir-fry the iriko/niboshi for a few minutes until fragrant.

  6. Step 6

    Add the abura-age and the greens to the pot. Stir-fry to coat in oil.

    Add the abura-age and the greens to the pot. Stir-fry to coat in oil.

  7. Step 7

    Break apart the tofu into chunks with your hands and add to the pot.

    Break apart the tofu into chunks with your hands and add to the pot.

  8. Step 8

    Add in 2 tablespoons of soy sauce, 2 tablespoons of sugar, 1 tablespoon of mirin or sake. Bring to a boil, cover with lid and simmer on medium for 5-10 minutes.

    Add in 2 tablespoons of soy sauce, 2 tablespoons of sugar, 1 tablespoon of mirin or sake. Bring to a boil, cover with lid and simmer on medium for 5-10 minutes.

  9. Step 9

    Once the greens are soft, taste and add more sugar, soy sauce and/or salt to taste. You can make it on the sweeter side by adding more sugar or more savory by adding more soy sauce. Let cook briefly and then serve.

    Once the greens are soft, taste and add more sugar, soy sauce and/or salt to taste. You can make it on the sweeter side by adding more sugar or more savory by adding more soy sauce. Let cook briefly and then serve.

  10. Step 10

    Now you made it, don't forget to take a Cooksnap photo to upload below! Recipe authors always LOVE to hear from you and see how their recipe turned out in your kitchen.

    Now you made it, don't forget to take a Cooksnap photo to upload below! Recipe authors always LOVE to hear from you and see how their recipe turned out in your kitchen.

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