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Originated in Sapporo, Hokkaido, a northernmost island of Japan, Soup Curry is a light curry flavored soup served with fall-off-the-bone chicken and colorful vegetables that are flash fried to give the vibrant colors.  It's relatively a new...

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Soup Curry INGREDIENTS For Steamed Rice 2 rice cooker cups uncooked Japanese short-grain rice water (Fill up till 2 cup line) For Soup Curry 1 onion 1 carrot 1 package shimeji mushrooms 3 cloves garlic 1 knob ginger 2.5 lb bone-in skin-on chicken thighs (6 pieces) 1 tsp kosher/sea salt (use half for table salt) (for chicken) freshly ground black pepper ½ Tbsp extra virgin olive oil 1 Tbsp unsalted butter ¼ tsp kosher/sea salt (use half for table salt) (for onion) 3 cups chicken stock/broth 1 Tbsp dry basil 1 bay leaf 1 tsp kosher/sea salt (use half for table salt) (to taste) 1 tsp soy sauce Seasonings 1 piece Japanese curry roux (= 1 small square block) 1 Tbsp curry powder 1 tsp garam masala 1 Tbsp tomato paste 1 Tbsp honey 1 ½ Tbsp mango chutney For Additional Vegetables 1 cup neutral-flavored oil (vegetable, canola, etc)...

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With a savory curry filling, a chewy, springy texture, and a light coating of crispy panko, Japanese Curry Bread - or Kare Pan - is the star of pastries at Japanese bakery shops

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If you are a huge fan of Japanese curry, you have to make this insanely delicious bread bun at home.  Curry Bread (Kare Pan) INGREDIENTS 150 g bread flour (1 cup + 1 Tbsp) 50 g cake flour (1/3 cup + 1 tsp) 3 g kosher/sea salt (use half for table salt) (1 tsp) 15 g sugar (1 Tbsp + ½ tsp) 3 g instant dry yeast (1 tsp; See Notes if you use ACTIVE dry yeast) 125 g whole milk (125 ml; I highly recommend using whole milk instead of non-fat or reduced-fat milk.) 10 g unsalted butter (1 Tbsp) 300 g Japanese curry of your choice (1 ½ cup) (at room temperature, made previous night kept in the fridge overnight. Here are...

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