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japanese-style fried rice with hijiki

  • Serves: 2
  • Calories: 389 kcal
  • Total Time: 1 h 50 m
    • Prep: 1 h 45 m
    • Cook: 5 m
  • Japanese: Hijiki cha-han
Japanese-Style Fried Rice with Hijiki
Ingredients Ingredients


  • 20 g dried hijiki
  • 100 g thinly sliced pork
  • 10 cm. or 20 g leek or green onion
  • 2 servings cold steamed rice
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 teaspoons soup stock powder (chicken, Chinese or bonito) (optional)
  • 1 tablespoon salad oil
  • a little salt
  • a little pepper
  • 500 ml water for soaking
Step 1

step 1:

Soak the dried hijiki in the 500 ml of water in a bowl for 30 minutes. Remove and drain.

Step 2

step 2:

Cut the pork into bite-size pieces. Chop the leek (or green onion).

Step 3

step 3:

Heat the oil in a frying pan (or wok) and add the pork.

Step 4

step 4:

After the meat changes color, add the cold rice, the hijiki and the leek (or green onion) and saute while stirring for 1 minute on high heat.

Step 5

step 5:

Add the soup stock powder (optional), salt, pepper and soy sauce, and stir on high heat for another minute.

Hijiki cha-han

Serve in a dish.


The flavor of the hijiki goes well with the soy sauce taste of the rice and pork and make this a delicious dish.