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【Sake braised short-ribs with a green wreath】Jay’s Hacco-licious Recipes vol.25

Jay Asanuma is a formally trained chef, certified holistic health coach, and runs an organic fermented foods business in New York. As a long time researcher of fermented (hacco) foods, Jay will share his delicious hacco recipes for you to try at home.

Sake braised short-ribs with a green wreath

【Sake braised short-ribs with a green wreath】Jay’s Hacco-licious Recipes vol.25


Sake braised short-ribs
・1kg Short-ribs
・3pcs garlic
・2pcs carrot
・Few stems thyme
・1tsp whole black pepper
・1tsp sea salt
・2pcs cinnamon sticks
・3pcs star anis
・2tbsp tomato paste
・1tbsp oil
・1cup sake
・2cups beef broth

Garnish(green wreath)
・Brussel sprouts
・Pea sprouts


Sake braised short-ribs
1. Cut short-ribs between the bones. Peel and cut carrot in appropriate size. Cut garlic in the middle for half.
2. Salt, pepper on the short-bibs then sauté in the high heat pan for color.
3. Take short-ribs out, and add garlic, spices, and carrot, sauté lightly.
4. Put all the ingredients in a pot, then add sake, beef broth.
5. Simmer for about two hours. Check and up side down sometimes.

Garnish(green wreath)
1. Peel Brussel sprouts, cut pea sprouts, herbs.
2. If necessary, season with salt, pepper, lemon juice, olive oil

Jay’s note

Actuary, braised shot- bibs is a winter dish. However, it’s quite chilly days here in New York.
Still nice to enjoy warm food. So I added bunch of spring greens surround braised short-bibs.

Jay Asanuma

Jay Asanuma

Chef, certified holistic health coach, and researcher of health foods. He was selected as a chef for Honmura-an New York branch in 1987, the restaurant a three star recognition from the New York Times. Years later, in order to broaden culinary repertoire, he relocated to Paris also traveled over the world. He has made a cup of miso soup for the Dalai lama in foundation dinner in New York. His focus now lies in unique Japanese fermented foods which will be next "superfood". And as health coach, his knowledge covers a variety of health theories, such as macrobiotics, raw food, Ayurveda, fasting, and juicing etc.   blog:NY Holistic Style