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!

Grilled Shiitake Mushrooms and Paprika Marinated in Sweet and Sour Nanban Sauce
Photographed by Akiyoshi Yamamoto


Recipe by
Naoko Makino

Easy

Vegetables

Healthy

Quick

20kcal

10minutes

Calorie count is per serving

Ingredients (Serves 4)

  • 6 fresh shiitake mushrooms
  • 1 paprika (red)
  • [A]

    • 2 tbsp ponzu soy sauce
      Note

      Citrus fruit vinegar mixed with soy sauce.

    • 2 tbsp dashi
      Note

      Japanese soup stock. Made with a lot of different ingredients, most commonly konbu kelp and bonito flakes.

    • A pinch of shichimi chili pepper
      Note

      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.

Directions

1

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.

2

Combine [A].

3

Grill the shiitake and paprika till brown and marinate.