Nikujaga(beef and potatoes)

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Nikujaga(beef and potatoes)

Nikujaga is a Japanese dish.No. 1 of the dish that a Japanese man wants a woman to cook it is Nikujaga.It is a typical Japanese home cooked dish.I like it, too.It takes time a little, but it is very delicious and anyone can cook.
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  • 2 potatoes
  • 1 carrot
  • 1 onion
  • 6 snow peas
  • 150g thinly sliced beef
  • 1 1/2 cup(300ml) Dried-bonito soup stock
  • 1 1/2 tbsp(22.5ml) sake
  • 1 1/2 tbsp(22.5ml)mirin(sweet sake)
  • 2 tbsp(30ml) soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp (15ml) sugar
  • salt, to your taste
  • salad oil, as needed

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  1. Cut the potatoes into bite-size pieces,soak them in water and drain.
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  3. Cut the carrot into bite-size pieces.
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  5. Cut the onion into wedges.
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  7. Remove the stalky part of the snow pears and cut into halves diagonally.Blanch in boiling salt water and drain.
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  9. Heat the salad oil and add the beef.When the beef discolors,add the onion,and then add the potatoes and the carrot.
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  11. Give the oil time to absorb the flavor,sprinkle the sake and add Dried-bonito soup stock.Turn the heat to high.When it boils,turn the heat to medium and carefully remove the scum.Add the sugar and soy sauce,in order,and stir once.
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  13. Cover with the pot lid.Simmer for 9 or 10 minutes and stir occasionally.serve it in a container and add the snow peas.
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It is important that you carefully remove the scum.