Sautéed Pork with Ginger and Umeboshi (Pickled Plum)

Umeboshi you get at a store has a pit inside. Take out the pit, then chop the fruit finely with a knife to make into paste.

Sautéed Pork with Ginger and Umeboshi (Pickled Plum)
Photographed by Akiyoshi Yamamoto


Recipe by
Namie Omi

Easy

Pork

Vegetables

Quick

330kcal

10minutes

Calorie count is per serving

Ingredients (Serves 2)

  • 200 g sliced pork
  • [A]

    • 1 umeboshi (pickled plum, large)
    • 1 tbsp sake
    • 1 tbsp soy sauce
    • 1 tbsp mirin
    • 1 tbsp water
    • 1/4 tsp sugar
    • 1 tbsp ginger (grated)
  • Shredded cabbage, as needed
  • Shredded shiso leaves, as needed
  • Salt, a pinch
  • Pepper, a pinch
  • 1 tbsp sake
  • Vegetable oil, a small amount

Directions

1

Spread out the sliced pork somewhat and sprinkle with salt, sake, and pepper.

2

Make the sauce: Remove the pit from the umeboshi (pickled plum), then use a knife to lightly pound/chop it and transfer to a bowl. Add the remaining ingredients for [A] and mix together.

3

Oil and preheat a frying pan, then add the seasoned pork and stir-fry over medium heat. When the meat has changed color, add the sauce and continue stir-frying, making sure to coat the pork. Serve with shredded cabbage and shredded shiso leaves.