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Japanese Recipes for Healthy and Long Life

Nowadays, daily schedule of people is very busy. And they have no time for eating healthy food. In America, the obesity rate is increasing every year because of unhealthy diet schedule and that is why average lifespan in America is decreasing. While in Japan, the rate of obesity is lowest in the world. The Japanese are the world titleholders of longevity with an average lifespan of 85 years for women and 80 years for men. That is why Japan boasts the highest number of people who live to be over 100 compared to any other country. Many of the people who live over 100 years are living in Okinawa. It is one of a large group of islands situated South-West of Japan.
In Japan, everyone is thin and beautiful because they live a healthy lifestyle. They do morning exercise on daily basis and eat a lot of vegetables. The food cooked by them is unique. Japanese people drink a lot of tea and many traditional beverages.
Here we share traditional recipes of the Japanese diet.

Grilled Fish (Yakizakana)

Japan is best known for raw fish. Grilled Fish (Yakizakana) is a more common dish than Sushi. It’s a popular breakfast food and is also served at lunch and dinner.


Natto Soba Noodles

Natto Soba is another favourite recipe of Japan. One of the chief Ingredients is fermented soybeans and other Ingredients include quail eggs and dried bonito flakes. Natto is enriched with vitamins and minerals which are good for bone health.


Tempura

Crispy and delicious homemade tempura with sweet potato, flat-leaf parsley, shrimp and tilapia fillets.


Tonkatsu Recipe

Tonkatsu is a Japanese recipe for pork cutlet which is breaded and deep fried and served with rice.


Matcha Green Tea Recipe

We all know that green tea is full of health benefits. One glass of matcha has the antioxidant content of 10 glasses of regular green tea. Matcha help to reduce the risk of cancer and diabetes.


Ramen noodle soup Recipe

Ramen is a Japanese noodle soup recipe. It is served with a meat, chicken and fish-based broth. And you can also add vegetables according to your taste and season.


Fried Chicken With Seaweed (Nori)

Japanese Fried Chicken With Seaweed is one of the popular recipes in Japan. It is a good source of iron, calcium, fiber, and vitamins.


Miso Soup (Miso Shiru)

Miso soup is a traditional soup in Japan and is usually eaten with rice, eggs, fish. You can add many ingredients according to your personal preference.


Sushi Rice Recipe

Homemade sushi rice recipe is very easy to make with sushi vinegar, superfine sugar, and salt.


 

8 Must Have Dishes of Japan

Japan is famous for its technological innovation which is unique and can be found nowhere else in the world. The same is the case with its food which is wonderful. In this article, we have collected 10 Japanese food that you must try when you visit there.

  1. Sushi

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Sushi is simply raw fish served with rice. It’s seasoned with vinegar. The flavors are made great with sea urchin roe or sweet shrimp. The dish originally originated as a street food.

Sushi Recipe

  1. Ramen

Ramen

Ramen are noodles and are Japan’s favorite meal. It’s an imported dish from China and the Japanese have improvised it to make it their favorite. It has 4 major styles of soup: tonkotsu, soy sauce, miso and salt.

Ramen Recipe

  1. Unagi

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River eel is grilled over charcoal to give you Unagi. It is layered with barbecue sauce. It is believed that Unagi is best for the extreme heat and humidity of Japan’s summers.

  1. Tempura

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Tempura is Japan’s deep-fried food. The seafood and vegetables are covered with batter and are usually fried in sesame oil.

Tempura Recipe

  1. Soba

Soba Noodles

Soba is a staple food of Japanese cuisine. These are long, thin buckwheat noodles and are served hot, soy-sauce flavored broth. They can also be served on a bamboo mat at room temperature with broth as side.

Soba Noodles Recipe

  1. Shabu Shabu

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Shabu-shabu is a delicious dish. It’s an Asian version of fondue. It is cooked in boiling broth instead of boiling oil. When a shabu shabu meal ends, noodles are added to broth. The resulting soup is flavorful.

Shabu Shabu Recipe

  1. Okonomiyaki

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Okonomiyaki means “grilled as you like”. It is a Japanese comfort food and is a delicious pancake filled with multiple things. The topping is done with fish flakes, mayonnaise, dried seaweed and a Worcester-styled sauce.

Okonomiyaki Recipe

  1. Tonkatsu

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Tonkatsu is a deep-fried pork that dates back to the 19th century. This dish contains fried pork and forms a good main dish. It is specially great when served with salad, rice and miso soup.

Tonkatsu Recipe

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