Sesame oil adds flavor and aroma.
- Cooking time
- 15 minutes
- Nutrition facts are for one serving.
- This recipe, called "Goya Champuru" in Japanese, is a popular stir-fry dish that originated on the sunny island of Okinawa, southern Japan. Boasting a colorful selection of ingredients it is also packed with protein and nutrients.
- Cut the bitter melon in half lengthwise, use a spoon to remove the soft portion containing the seeds, then slice up thinly on an angle. Chop the pork into 2 cm (0.8 in.) widths. Remove excess moisture from the tofu. Break open and beat the egg.
- Heat the sesame oil in a wok, add in the pork and slowly stir-fry to bring out the juices. Season with salt and pepper, add in the garlic and continue to stir-fry. Turn up the heat, add in the bitter melon and stir-fry all ingredients together.
- Once the cooking juices have been mixed throughout add in and break apart the tofu while stir-frying. Season with the sake, soy sauce, as well as salt and pepper if more are required.
- Pour in the beaten egg, quickly mix throughout all ingredients and then serve onto plates.
Finely chopped garlic
Methods for beating eggs