Togarashi – Stir Fry
Choice of Protein
Chicken (Breast or Thigh, Skinless)
Beef (skirt steak or Flank)
Marinade protein of choice in, 1 oz sesame oil, 2 oz soy sauce, 2 TBL Togarashi, ½ oz Pickled Ginger Juice- mix together, add Protein and Cover to marinade between 1-4 hours.
Cut Protein of choice (not tofu) into 2-inch length x ½ inch thick. Reserve.
Stir Fry Prep / Mire Poix
1 oz - Sesame oil
2 oz - Soy Sauce
3 oz – Mirin
1 TBL – Honey or Agave
1 TBL – Lime Juice
2 oz - Hoisin sauce
2 oz – Ginger (Brunoise)
1 oz - Garlic
3 oz - Red Onion (Julienne)
2 oz - Sugar Snaps (Deveined) Cut on a Bias (~1 inch)
TT – Togarashi (1 TBL)
3 oz - Shiitake Mushroom (stems removed) sliced into ½ inch pieces
3 oz - Bell Peppers (choice of Color) Julienne (1/8in x 1/8in x 1-2 inches)
3 oz - Broccoli Florets (about 1 inch x 1 inch) Blanched
3 oz - Carrots (cut into Julienne) Blanched
*Corn Starch or Arrowroot- if preferred
oz - Bean Sprouts
2 pinch Cilantro leaf
1-2 Lime Wedge
In Wok or Sauté Pan, add Sesame oil, over Medium Heat allow to warm but not Smoke. Add in protein, sear, cook for 3-5 minutes. Remove and set aside. (Not Tofu — see step 10)
In same pan, add in Ginger, Garlic, Red onion… sauté briefly (do not brown)
Add in Shiitake mushrooms, sauté until tender (these will soak up the sesame oil)
Add in Deveined sugar snaps, Bell Peppers, Carrots, and Togarashi seasoning, mix around to evenly cook and allowing the Togarashi seasoning to Bloom. (1-2 mins over the Medium Heat)
Deglaze with Mirin and Lime Juice
Add Soy sauce and Hoisin once the Mirin has mostly evaporated, continue to simmer and allow all vegetables to heat through — these vegetables do not take long to cook/ heat up
Add Honey or Agave (or other sweetener choice- this will cut down the Heat of the Stir Fry)
Add the Blanched Broccoli florets (warm through)
Add Protein of choice back into the vegetables, allow the sauce to coat the meat and Broccoli cook for an additional 1-2 minutes or until desired temperature cook of Meat.
Tofu Firm — sear in pan, with sesame oil. To desired Brownness, remove. Add to plate once Vegetables and sauce are complete.
Plate Stir Fry, over Rice or Noodle of choice (see box for cooking instructions. Add Togarashi seasoning to rice if desired (1 TBL to 1 Cup of Rice)
Serve hot, eat and enjoy!
Do not overcook, we want the vegetables to be tender to the tooth. Depending on heat source, may change cooking times.
Taste your pan sauce, add additional Togarashi, Salt, Heat or Honey if needed
If too much liquid remains – you can pour it out into another pan to reduce, or add a small amount of Corn Starch or Arrowroot (this will thicken up your stir fry sauce).
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