2.070 Shabuki with Shrimp in Ponzu Sauce


16 (Wed) March 2011

Shrimp Shabuki in Golden Enoki Ponzu Sauce


by me

at home

-Oksu, Seongdong, Seoul, Republic of Korea-

w W and DJ

Shabuki works with any kind of meat amenable to being quickly cooked in bite-sized pieces in boiling stock, such as shrimp, as here.

Ponzu is a Japanese sauce.  It’s soy sauce + lemon juice + sugar.

Whereas ponzu is the dipping sauce of choice in our home, I highlight the addition of golden enoki mushrooms, which had played a prominent role in another dish a few days ago (see 2.066 Risotto with Pan-Seared Scallops and Golden Enoki Mushrooms).  Here, the fragrance of the mushrooms was so powerful that the ponzu immediately took on the flavor once the mushrooms were tossed into the bowl, raw, just prior to dining.  Good stuff.

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