Green Bell Peppers Simmered with Chirimenjako

A perfect marriage of green bell peppers with crispy fried chirimenjako. Goes so well with rice.

Green Bell Peppers Simmered with Chirimenjako
Photographed by Takeshi Noguchi


Recipe by
Eiko Oba

Easy

Seafood

Vegetables

Healthy

110kcal

15minutes

Calorie count is per serving.

Ingredients (Serves 2)

  • 5 green bell peppers
  • 20 g chirimenjako
  • [A]

    • 1/2 tbsp sugar
    • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 2 tbsp sake

Directions

1

Cut the bell peppers lengthwise in half. Remove the stems and seeds.

2

Heat 1 tbsp of vegetable oil in a pot placed over medium heat. Add the peppers and stir-fry for about a minute. Add the chirimenjako and stir-fry for 1-2 more minutes.

3

Add 2 tbsp of sake and 100 ml of water and bring to a gentle boil. Add the ingredients for [A] in the order in which they're listed. Cover and reduce the heat to low. Simmer for 7-8 minutes.