06 November 2023

Recipe: Simmered pumpkin with minced meat, Kabocha Soboroni

300g pumpkin
40cl dashi broth
200g minced chicken or pork
4 tsp of soy sauce
1 and ½ tsp of sake
2 tsp of mirin
1 tsp of sugar
1 tsp of potato starch
Chopped chives (optional)

Step 1:
Bring the stock to the boil in a saucepan.

Step 2:
Add ground meat and cook for 1 minute. Skim if necessary.

Step 3:
Add chopped pumpkin, soy sauce, sake, mirin and sugar.

Step 4:
Cook until pumpkin is tender.

Step 5:
In a bowl, dilute the potato starch with 2 tablespoons of water.

Step 6:
Pour into saucepan to thicken sauce. Remove from heat.

Step 7:
Serve with chopped spring onions (optional).

Enjoy your meal!

Photo and Recipe by Laure Kie for Foodex Group.


About Kabocha Soboroni

Kabocha soboroni is a Japanese dish that combines pumpkin (kabocha) and a ground meat preparation (soboro) which is simmered (ni). Soboro can be prepared with beef, pork, minced chicken or even scrambled eggs. It is a popular ingredient in bentos!

This dish is appreciated for the sweetness of the pumpkin and the umami provided by the meat and dashi.

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