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Chinuku Jushi (Mixed Rice with Araimo)

Demonstrated by: Bea Shimabukuro of Hui Makaala.
Okinawan Recipes - September 1, 1995.



Chinuku Jushi

  • 4 cups rice
  • 3 medium araimo (Japanese taro)
  • 1 oz sengiri daikon, soaked
  • 3 dried mushrooms, soaked
  • 1 piece nishime konbu, soaked
  • 1 lb lean pork, thinly sliced
  • 6 cups chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce


Wash and drain rice 30 minutes before cooking. Cook araimo in water to cover until done, peel and dice. Squeeze daikon dry; cut into strips. Remove stems from mushrooms; sliver caps. Cut konbu lengthwise; then into fine strips. In a saucepan, add pork, daikon, mushrooms, and konbu; cook for a few minutes. Stir in chicken broth and soy sauce. Cover and bring to a boil; lower heat and cook for 15 minutes. Add rice, cover, bring again to a boil; lower heat and simmer for 20 minutes. Add araimo, cook for 5 more minutes. Let stand for 10 minutes before serving. Makes 12 servings.


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