Grilled Shiitake Mushrooms and Paprika Marinated in Sweet and Sour Nanban Sauce
Ponzu-shoyu is soy sauce mixed with citrus fruit. You can add your favorite citrus fruit to soy sauce to create it at home!
Photographed by Akiyoshi Yamamoto
Calorie count is per serving
Ingredients (Serves 4)
- 6 fresh shiitake mushrooms
- 1 paprika (red)
- 2 tbsp ponzu soy sauceNote
Citrus fruit vinegar mixed with soy sauce.
- 2 tbsp dashiNote
Japanese soup stock. Made with a lot of different ingredients, most commonly konbu kelp and bonito flakes.
- A pinch of shichimi chili pepperNote
Mixed chili pepper. The spiciness and fragrance of the chili base is balanced with seven different ingredients: powdered sanshyo pepper, hemp seed, sesame, shiso seed, poppy seed and green laver.
- 2 tbsp ponzu soy sauce
Remove the stems from the shiitake and tear the caps in half. Cut the paprika lengthwise in half. Remove the stems and seeds, then cut across into 1 cm strips.
Grill the shiitake and paprika till brown and marinate.