This is a great meal when you want something tasty and healthy. Yasai Itame (Stir-fried-vegetables) is a traditional Japanese food. You can have a lot of vegetables at once with plenty of protein!
Yasai Itame means Stir Fried Vegetables. This is a classic Japanese dish and many households have slightly different ways of preparing it with unique flavors and vegetables.
Are you looking for a classic Japanese recipe that has a lot of vegetables? Then, Yasai Itame is perfect for you. Yasai means vegetable, and Itame means stir fry. My recipe includes pork but you don’t need to add any meat and you can make it vegan if you prefer.
I don’t think many people have heard of Yasai Itame but in Japan, this is a classic and known as a quick, easy, and delicious dish. Lots of people make this for busy weekday dinners. The classic way to make stir-fried vegetables is to add pork but if you want to make it as a vegetarian dish, you can absolutely skip adding pork!
How to make Yasai Itame (Stir-Fried Vegetables)
- 150 g sliced pork Use any of your favorite meat! And skip for vegetarian or vegan.
- 60 g carrot About 60-70g.
- 60 g large onion About 60-70g.
- 80 g cabbage About 80-100g.
- 80 g bean sprouts About 80-100g.
- 1 tbsp sesame oil
- This is great with rice. So I recommend you make rice first! Here is how to make Rice.
- Slice the pork into bite size pieces. Slice the onion thinly. Chop the cabbage into chunks. Cut the carrot into strips.
- Sauce : In a small bowl, add oyster sauce, torigara soup base, sake, soy sauce, sugar, and mirin. Mix everything.
- In a medium or large pan, turn the heat to medium and add sesame oil. After warming up, add onion.
- After the onion is cooked, add the pork.
- After the pork is cooked completely, add cabbage and carrot for 3 minutes.
- Add bean sprouts and the sauce you made. Stir everything well on high heat for 3 minutes.
- To finish, add black pepper.
- Let's serve! This is amazing with rice 🙂