Shin shoga no amazu-zuke – pickled ginger. Try this Pickled Ginger (Amazu Shoga) recipe, or contribute your own. This recipe comes from "The Poetical Pursuit of Food : Japanese Recipes for American Cooks" by Sonoko Kondo. Name: Shin-shoga no Amazu-zuke / gari.
A FRESH, SWEET, FLAVORFUL PALATE REFRESH: Known in Japan as "Gari" or "Shin-shoga no amazu-zuki", pickled young ginger is served and eaten to reset the palate between different sushi dishes or like an aperitif before or after a meal. Pickled ginger, or sushi ginger, is called gari or shin-shoga no amazu-zuki in Japanese. It's served with sushi or sashimi; the ginger's spiciness and sweet vinegar flavor cleanse the palate in between eating different types of sushi, allowing you to enjoy the taste of different kinds of fish and rolls. You can have Shin shoga no amazu-zuke – pickled ginger using 4 ingredients and 4 steps. Here is how you achieve it.
Ingredients of Shin shoga no amazu-zuke – pickled ginger
- You need 300 g of young ginger root.
- Prepare 240 ml of rice vinegar.
- Prepare 120 g of sugar.
- Prepare 1/2 tsp of salt.
Amazu-zuke (甘酢漬け) is a Japanese technique of pickling fresh vegetables in sugar and rice vinegar. The most well known example of an amazu-zuke is gari, or pickled ginger, the ever present companion to sushi. In my opinion, radish, daikon, and turnip are also good when pickled with this. Obento Amazu Shoga pickled Sushi ginger.
Shin shoga no amazu-zuke – pickled ginger step by step
- Scrape off brown spots with a spoon if tou find any. Please don't cut off the pinkish tips (you can cut off the very tip of the tips if they get dried up, but not a whole part). This pink pigment make the pickles beautiful pink..
- Cut them into about 2 inch lengths and thinly slice along the fibers. Place them in a sterilized glass jar..
- Combine the rice vinegar, the sugar and the salt in a small pot. Bring it to a boil and pour it over the ginger while the vinegar liquid is still hot..
- Let it cool and keep it in a fridge. Will be ready to eat in a few days..
Obento Sliced Pickled Ginger (Amazu Shoga) is refreshing accompaniment to sushi and sashimi. The most well known example of an amazu-zuke is gari, or pickled ginger, the ever present companion to sushi. In my opinion, radish, daikon, and turnip are also good when pickled with this. We use fresh young ginger from GAP farm in Thailand for our professional pickling process. Product : Pickled Ginger Slices (Red) Product of Thailand We can supply good quality and good taste PICKLED GINGER or AMAZU SHOGA.