Ginger Pork Shogayaki. Pork Shogayaki (生姜焼き, ginger pork) is a thinly sliced sautéed pork full of ginger flavour, which makes the sauce so tasty. It is one of the most popular recipes on the lunch menu as well as the bento box (Japanese lunch box). It is very simple to make and excellent for a weekday dinner with a bowl of rice.
Some includes garlic but it's optional. You can use other kinds of meat rather than pork, but in Japan Shogayaki refers to pork dish. Mix all sauce ingredients in a small bowl and set aside. You can cook Ginger Pork Shogayaki using 9 ingredients and 8 steps. Here is how you achieve that.
Ingredients of Ginger Pork Shogayaki
- You need 300 grams of Thinly sliced pork loin.
- Prepare 1 of Salt and pepper.
- It’s 100 ml of Sake.
- You need 50 grams of Ginger.
- Prepare 1/2 of Apple.
- Prepare 1/2 of Onion.
- You need 100 ml of Soy sauce.
- You need 1 of Oil.
- It’s 6 tbsp of Katakuriko.
Heat the oil in a frying pan over high heat and saute the pork slices on one side until each is a light brown color. Combine soy sauce, ginger and mirin in a bowl. Remove pork from bowl, reserve marinade. Ginger Pork Marinade The marinade for Shogayaki is super simple with equal parts soy sauce and sake, a half part ginger juice and third part sugar.
Ginger Pork Shogayaki step by step
- Season the meat with salt and pepper. Chop the apples and onions into 1 cm chunks. Grate the ginger..
- Sauté the onions, apples, and 1/3 of the grated ginger..
- Marinade the pork in half of the sake and 1/3 of the ginger..
- Combine the sautéed apples, onions, and ginger to the remaining sake and ginger to make the sauce..
- Spread out the marinated pork and coat with the katakuriko. Dust off the excess. Add the remaining marinade to the sauce..
- Lightly fry both sides of the pork in oil..
- Add the sauce from Step 4 and coat while continuing to fry..
- It's done. Serve up!.
The resulting sauce is redolent of ginger with a mild sweetness that balances out the saltiness of the soy sauce. Shōgayaki is a Japanese recipe where the pork is marinated and fried in ginger. Shōga (生姜) means ginger and yaki (焼き) means fry. Although pork is not mentioned in the name, this dish is made almost exclusively with pork. The full name would be "Buta no Shogayaki" (豚の生姜焼き) or Ginger Fried Pork.