If you have pork, cabbage and bean sprout in the shelf, let’s try this super easy and health recipe. Cabbage and bean sprout catch the juicy oil coming from pork then we can taste all of Umami taste with just one bite.

Healthy Shabu-Shabu-like steamed pork

Healthy Shabu-Shabu-like steamed pork with cabbage and bean sprout

This is definitely super healthy and easy recipe. You don’t need to use any pan or heat but just use a large dish and microwave. We think you can achieve it if you only have 5 min around.
By the way, pork is including plenty of vitamin B1. This makes it to help the carbohydrate change into energy to move your body and brain. We think it will be must to have to survive in hard days.
Besides, cabbage and bean sprout contains a lot of fibers. So, as you can imagine, this recipe is good to lose the weight on a good diet manner.

Healthy Shabu-Shabu-like steamed pork

Ingredients of healthy Shabu-Shabu-like steamed pork

Pork – We recommend to use pork for this recipe because pork’s taste is lighter than beef and include a just right amount of oil to make us feel the fullness.
Vegetables – In this recipe, we usually use cabbage and sprout. Because they are including so much natural fiber which tend to be lack in normal Japanese diet life. And they are so easy to access and cost effective. Bean sprout can be got by 30 cent around.
Mild Sesame sauce – This is not a mandatory item. You can taste shabu-shabu-like steamed pork just with soy sauce, salt or other seasonings. But we love to have sesame-mayonnaise sauce. It adds the mildness and rich flavor to the entire taste.

How to cook healthy Shabu-Shabu-like steamed pork

Spread the bean sprout on the bottom of the large dish.

Healthy Shabu-Shabu-like steamed pork

And put the pork on that.

Healthy Shabu-Shabu-like steamed pork

Finally cover them up with cabbage like this.

Healthy Shabu-Shabu-like steamed pork

And wrap it with saran wrap then microwave 600W,8 min.

Prepare the sesame sauce. Grind the sesame seeds as a first step. We recommend you to use 50g of sesame at least. It can be adjustable according to your favor.

Grind sesame

Then make mayonnaise-based sauce ready separately. Put 3 tbsp of mayonnaise, 1.5 tbsp of soy sauce, 1.5 tbsp of sugar and just 1 tsp of olive oil.

mayonnaise-based sauce

Mix up them with ground sesame. When microwave is done, it’s finish!
Pour the sesame sauce over the meal if you may like.

Sesame sauce


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