Japanese Food 100 – #7 Japanese Curry Rice

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Called Curry-Rice in Japanese, it’s one of the most popular Japanese dishes and widely consumed in Japan.
You can cook Curry-Rice to be spicy or not spicy and that is why Curry-Rice is loved by all ages from kids to elderly people.

The basic ingredients are onions, carrots, potatoes and meat (can be chicken, pork or beef) or seafood. There are many specialized curry restaurants in Japan.

There is precooked curry, which is called retort curry.
Retort curry (a sealed plastic pouch containing ready-made curry), which can be cooked simply by boiling the pouch for five minutes, also has high popularity.
Each prefecture or tourists area have sold variety of retort curry, which are made from regional specialties.