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braised onion

Braised Onion


  • 430 g onions
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons sugar
  • 60 ml water
  • 1/2 tablespoon salad oil
Step 1

step 1:

Peel the onions and cut in half. Cut each half into 2.5 cm. wide slices.

Step 2

step 2:

Heat the salad oil in a pan and sear the onions for a couple of minutes on medium heat.

Step 3

step 3:

Add the water, sugar and soy sauce. Cover and simmer for 15 minutes on medium-low heat.

Tamanegi no nimono


This dish is very easy and healthy recipe. The good taste of the sweetened sauce suits the onion well.