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Japanese Steamer

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Ingredients
  Buckwheat noodles 4 Ounce (115 Gram)
  Salt 1 Pinch
  Dried black mushrooms 16 , soaked overnight
  Small button mushrooms 4 Ounce (115 Gram)
  Baby corn cobs 8 Small
  Ginger root piece 1 Small, peeled and finely grated
  Soy sauce 1⁄4 Pint (150 Milliliter)
  Vegetable stock 60 Milliliter (4 Tablespoon)
  Sherry 15 Milliliter (1 Tablespoon)
  Cornflour 5 Milliliter (1 Teaspoon)
  Dried sea spinach 10 Ounce, soaked for 1 hour (1 Packet)
  Tofu 36 Ounce, drained (3 Packets, Bean Curd)
  Daikon radish 1 Small, sliced
  Fresh chives 1⁄4 Bunch (25 gm) (1 Small Bunch)
  Lemon 1 , thinly sliced
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Take a bowl, add 600 ml boiling water, salt and noodles, cover using a cling film and with a knife, make numerous perforations on the cling film. Cook for about 6 minutes on a microwave oven, keeping the temperature High.
2. Keeping the dish covered, allow to stand for about 10 minutes.
3. Discard the stems of the black mushrooms.
4. Soak the mushroom caps in liquor and heat in the microwave oven for about 5 minutes on High temperature and keep aside.
5. Take a small bowl, add 1 tbsp water and arrange the baby corn cobs and button mushrooms in it. Cover with a cling film, perforate it and cook, on microwave oven at High, for 2 minutes and keep aside.

MAKING
6. Take a small bowl, add stock, ginger, sherry, corn flour and soy sauce, blend thoroughly and cook, on the microwave at High, for about 3 minutes or till a clear and thick sauce is formed.
7. Drain the noodles, mushrooms and sea spinach.
8. Using a sharp knife, cut tofu into 1/2 inch slices.
9. Take 4 serving dishes, arrange all the ingredients and top with a little sauce.
10. Keep each dish in the microwave on high and heat for about 1 minute.

SERVING
11. Garnish using lemon slices, radish and chives and serve with sauce.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Japanese
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Microwaving
Dish: 
Noodle
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Vegetable
Interest: 
Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
17 Minutes
Ready In: 
27 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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