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okinawa-style sauteed carrot

  • Serves: 4
  • Calories: 118 kcal
  • Total Time: 15 m
    • Prep: 10 m
    • Cook: 5 m
  • Japanese: Ninjin-shirishiri
Okinawa-Style Sauteed Carrot


Step 1

step 1:

Slice the carrot with a slicer for strips. Or slice with a food processor and cut into julienne strips as shown in the picture.

Step 2

step 2:

Beat the eggs in a bowl.

Step 3

step 3:

Heat the salad oil on a medium flame in a frying pan. Saute the carrot strips. After they become soft, add the soy sauce, salt, and bonito soup stock powder (optional).

Step 4

step 4:

Add the eggs and stir. After the eggs harden, remove from the heat.


Ninjin-shirishiri is home cooking of Okinawa. Ninjin means carrot. Shirishiri reflects the Okinawa dialect and means “slice with slicer”. This dish using very thin carrot strips is easy-to-eat. Okinawa is a small island and, being located about 645 km from the mainland, is the most southwest of prefectures in Japan.