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[ikki OTSUMAMI recipe] Tofu Ankake / Bean Curd with pork / Pair with Sake / Japanese Cuisine


 OTSUMAMI is one of the important elements in Japanese Sake and food culture. OTSUMAMI is a small dish like finger food or appetizer which people enjoy with Sake. Some people enjoy OTSUMAMI before main dishes, but some do not order main dishes and order several OTSUMAMI to enjoy Japanese Sake.

 ikki delivers information about how to cook OTSUMAMI in Japanese way through our YouTube channel. Please refer to the video we upload and find the new OTSUMAMI recipe for Japanese Sake which collaborate with your own culture!

 As a first time, we posted OTSUMAMI recipe of Tofu Ankake, bean curd with pork. Please check out the video and find the recipe below;







  • Bean curd 150g
  • Minced pork 100g
  • Green Onion 10g
  • Garlic 1 piece
  • Starch solved in water 1 spoon
  • Sake 1 spoon
  • Mirin 1 spoon
  • Soy source 1 spoon
  • Sesame oil 1 spoon
  • Water 100ml




  1. Mince green onion
  2. Grate garlic
  3. Put a bit of sesame oil on the flying pan and spread
  4. Put bean curd on the pan and make the surfaces(Top, bottom) nicely brown and make them rest
  5. Put the rest of sesame oil on the source pan
  6. Stir the pork until the color change
  7. Add Sake, mirin, soy source, water and garlic and mix them
  8. Make the fire weaker
  9. Let it boil for 30 seconds
  10. Add starch and mix
  11. Slice the bean curd into 2cm cube
  12. Put the bean curd on the plate
  13. Pour the cooked pork on top
  14. Decorate green onion on top