Dried Wheat Gluten Okinawan Chanpuru

“Chanpur?” is the Okinawan stir fry dishes, meaning “something mixed” in Okinawan. Add beaten egg to be absorbed by Fu (dried wheat gluten), which once rehydrated and squeezed out, and stir fry it. If you use Japanese dried Shiitake, it becomes more delicious.

Ingredients (2 servings)

  • 3 Dried shiitake mushrooms( thinly sliced )
  • 20g Fu ( dried wheat gluten )
  • 100g Luncheon meat
  • 1 Tbsp Sesame oil
  • 1/2 bag Bean sprouts
  • 1/2 bunch of Nira ( cut in large pieces )Nira: Japanese Garlic chives
  • 5g Dried bonito flakes
  • 1/2 tsp Soy sauce
  • A dash of Salt and pepper
  • 1 Tbsp Flour -A
  • 1/4 tsp Salt -A
  • 1 tsp Soy sauce -A
  • 1/2 tsp Sake -A
  • 1 Egg -A


Reconstitute the shiitake with water.
After reconstituting the Fu with lots of water, squeeze out the water.
Add Seasoning-A to the Fu and mix so that the Fu absorbs the seasoning well.
Cut the luncheon meat in bite-size pieces. On medium heat, stir-fry the luncheon meat together with the thinly sliced shiitake in sesame oil until it turns brown.
Add the Fu, and when it is slightly brown, add the bean sprouts and garlic chives and stir-fry.
Add soy sauce, salt, and pepper to flavor, then add dried bonito flakes.


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