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Japanese Furikake Recipe: Na no Hana to Tamago Furikake-Broccolini and Egg Furikake

Furikake/ふりかけ in Ja@anese basically means a condiment you can sprinkle/sheake over food, especiall fresh rice.
It is actually a very wide range concept and can include almost anything as long as you can reduce it to a coarse powder, hot or cold, fresh or dry.
Here is a simple furikake made with eggs/tamago and broccolini/Na no hana!

INGREDIENTS for 3 persons

-Broccolimi: 3 sprigs
-Eggs: 3
-Salt and sugar: as you like!


Fresh Brocolini in flower! The flowers are particularly delicious.

Cook in boiling water for 2 minutes.

Drop them into a drainer and pour cold water over it to stop it cooking and cool down completely.

Press as much water out as possible.

Take more water out by folding inside a clean kitchen towel.

That is how it should look!

Chop the broccolini in 5 mm long pieces.

Sprinkle with a little salt.

Break the eggs into a bowl.

Add sugar. You may add salt and spices of your choice then.

Beat well.

Pour some olive oil in a fry pan. Switch the fire on medium low. Pour the eggs into the fry pan.

Keep the fire on medium low all the time.

Keep stirring…

Keep stirring…

Keep stirring…

Keep stirring. The eggs should take on a “dryer” aspect.

Ready for the next step!

Add the chopped broccolini.

Stirring all the time, fry to get rid of the water inside the vegetables.

Fry until the whole is dry enough (but not seared!).

Ready to serve!


Use a pair of log cooking chopsticks. You will attain perfection more easily than with a fork or wooden spoon!


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