Portly Cooks | Karaage Don

This rice bowl is perfect for using up leftovers or like this one making it from scratch. 1/3 Cup of Sushi Rice 2 tbsp Mirin Karaage (Japanese Style Fried Chicken) 1 Carrot 1 tbsp Edamame Beans This dish is more about construction.  Wash the rice thoroughly and then cook in double the amount of water…

Portly Cooks |Katsu Chicken Curry

Here is my go at the ever popular Chicken Katsu curry. Who needs Wagamama when you can make this? 2x Skinless Boneless Chicken Thighs Panko Bread Crumbs 1 Egg For the sauce 165ml Coconut Milk ½ tsp Ginger Powder 1 tsp Curry powder ½ tsp Garlic Powder 1 tbsp Soy Sauce 1 – ½ tbsp…

Portly Cooks | Soboro Beef

Do you ever have left over minced beef and want to do something more than the traditional, Bolognese, burgers or meatballs? Well this one is just the thing! 200g Beef Mince 15ml Sake 15ml Soy Sauce 15ml Mirin 2x Spring Onions 1/3 cup Rice Drizzle of oi 1 egg Seaweed (Optional) Start off by cooking…

Portly Cooks | Kakuni

Here’s some slow food for you. It’s really worth it trust me! 4 Pork Belly Slices 50ml Sake 50ml Soy Sauce 50ml Mirin 1 tbsp Honey This is a super easy one.  Lay the pork in your slow cooker. Mix together the other ingredients and pour those over the pork.  Add water to the slow…

Portly Cooks | Cheats Sushi

Here is another way to use your ice cube tray… 1/3 Cup Sushi Rice 2/3 Cups Water Fish of your choice (I used; Scallop, Yellow Fin Tuna and Salmon) 4 caps full Mirin This one is all about the rice, you need to wash it.  Wash it thoroughly, like 3 or 4 times, until the…

Portly Cooks | Hong Shao Rou… again

I’ve talked about this dish n here a lot before but… this is the new and improved version, basically its got a couple ingredients. For the rice click here. 2x Pork Loin Steaks 75ml Shaoxing Rice Wine 30ml Soy 1 tsp Brown Sugar ½ tsp Ground Ginger ½ tsp Garlic Powder 100ml Water Start by…

Portly Cooks | Special Fried Rice with Wings

It’s a take-out classic and this is my go… The rice (I still can’t cook it properly) is boil in the bag but who cares? It’s been made to make your life easier. 1 Chicken Wing 1 Boil in the bag rice 20ml Soy Sauce ½ Ginger Powder ½ Garlic Powder 1 tbsp Flava It…

Portly Cooks | Beef Mince and Rice Stir Fry

I had some leftover minced beef to be using up. It’s as simple as that really. I can’t cook rice, I’ve followed all of the ‘how to’ things on the internet and still no success. I have however, found that I can cook the boil in the bag stuff like a pro. 200g Minced Beef…

Portly Cooks | Beef and Rice Stir Fry

Lunch can be a pretty boring affair sometimes, just an endless game of what can I put between two slices of bread to munch at my desk while I secretly watch YouTube videos at work.  Well it doesn’t always have to be like that, you can actually have something tasty, super quick and easy to…