Hi guys! It’s Kaneko! Here is the main ingredient of the day! Amaebi! (Sweet Shrimps) Alright, let’s start preparing! [Cooking Starts!] Once again, today’s main ingredients are these sweet shrimps So I bought these raw Japanese sweet shrimps We call it sweet shrimp but it’s official name is “Hokkoku Aka Ebi” (Alaskan pink shrimp) Or we call it “Nanban Ebi”as well Anyway sweet shrimps have many different names What’s interesting is sweet shrimp sex changes It begins as a male And changes to female as they grow And these sweet shrimps are full grown See these blue dots on the belly? These are eggs That said, all of these are female sweet shrimps This weighs about 1 kilogram I believe I paid about 3000 yen for all Raw seafoods from Japan are pretty pricey But instead, they are delicious And I have a dish I really wanted to try A while ago, Raw Sweet Shrimp Yukke Bowl was a thing here That’s what I want to make today I’m going to peel shrimps and marinate in a sweet and hot Gochujang based sauce And put it on a bowl of rice Sounds delicious, isn’t it? I’m little late but let’ make it! I can make it with sweet shrimps only But I wanna add a twist So I bought these for today Bam! If you know what’s inside, I’ll give you an applause Let’s open it A type of seafood is inside OPEN THE BOX There it is Huge Japanese tiger prawn You’ve got a be careful when you’re working with these guys They have power And sharp thorns here You don’t wanna get hurt by these thorns
[It’s a pretty dangerous seafood] So today, I’m going to mix these Japanese tiger prawns and sweet shrimps And make Yukke bowl Since I got a lot of Japanese tiger prawns today, I’m going to make salt grilled prawns and “Odori Gui” (eating live seafood while still moving) Alright, let’s start peeling Ms. Shrimps I need to weaken these Japanese tiger prawns So I’m going to put them in iced water
[Cold shock] I hope these will be quiet soon Once they are being soaked there, I’m going to start peeling sweet shrimps [Lightly wash]
Wash them lightly Shrimps are not very clean So peel after you wash [Make salted water]
Make lightly concentrated salted water And I’m going to toss peeled shrimps in here Shrimp meat goes bad if I put them in tap water So make sure to prepare salted water [Peel sweet shrimps]
To be honest, I’m really fast at peeling sweet shrimps Ready?
Remove head, peel one side off Use your thumb and peel by turning shrimp Like this Tail doesn’t need to be removed if you are eating as Sashimi or Sushi But I’m removing it like this because I’m making Yukke bowl today Like this One more time Remove the head, Peel one side of the shell, turn the shrimp around and use your thumb to peel I will continue peeling Alright, I peeled all shrimps [About shrimp eggs]
Eggs are edible but Eggs attached outside of their shells go bad very easily So you can eat it if it’s cooked But I wouldn’t recommend eating raw unless it’s little If you eat a lot you might get a diarrhea It looks it’s a waste to trash but if you want to eat it raw, you should not eat a lot I’m going to keep little bit for my Yukke bowl About this much Next is peeling Japanese tiger prawns for Yukke bowl and Odori-Gui I’m chopping the head off for the ones for Yukke bowl
[Peel Japanese tiger prawns] Remove the head then peel And here is how I peel Live prawns cannot be peeled like the ones I did earlier with sweet shrimps Peel slowly Little by little And carefully They won’t move because these are cold shocked Peeled! I’m leaving the tails on for Japanese tiger prawns Ohh it’s still moving Peeled! [Remove sand vein]
Japanese tiger prawns have sand veins Vein is inside this area One way to remove it is to cut the back open But another way is to poke middle of the back using bamboo skewer And pull it like this This way you don’t need to cut the back I prefer doing this way Pull it and remove Farmed prawns have almost no sand veins No sands in veins Moving on to preparing next ones
[Peel Japanese tiger shrimps] Cold shocked, so it’s not dead but stopped moving And I’m going to peel them like I did with the last few But be careful not to lose the head It might look harsh and cruel But “Odori-gui” is a dish And live Japanese tiger prawn Sashimi is very delicious Peeled! When you get injured by the thorns, it hurts really bad And bacteria gets inside and your hand gets swollen Peeled And remove sand veins Not much in these too [Plating]
Prepare a plate Put Daikon radish strings And Japanese basil leaves Then put one And two prawns on In a small plate, pour soy sauce Japanese tiger shrimp Sashimi is done! Next… Let’s make salt grilled prawns Here is how I make it
[Remove sand veins and skewer] First, arch the back like so And poke bamboo skewer through And remove sand vein This way, you can remove sand vein without peeling And I like to start skewering from the tail You can skewer from the head But I like to do it from the tail And skewer Tip is sharp so be careful The body is straight Reason why skewering is because shrimps tend to roll up when they’re cooked And rolled up shrimps don’t look good So skewer them to keep shrimps straight One more Uh-oh, recovering from cold shock Arch the back and remove sand vein Start skewering from the tail Alright, next is sprinkle some salt Roughly is fine You can put a lot It’s looks like there’s no sense of seasoning the shells but Shrimps will get seasoned from the gaps of shells [Grilling]
Alright, let’s grill these Grill low heat I’m going to make “Mori-Shio” for garnish
[Mori-Shio making] Egg white Mix egg white and salt This makes snowy salt The amount is just whatever About this much and mix I need to add more salt Fluffy melange-like salt [Plating]
Put fluffy salt and a leaf on a plate Prawns are cooked Plate these on this plate Salt grilled Japanese tiger prawns are done! Next, let’s make the marinate sauce Soy sauce Sesame oil
A little bit Raw garlic paste
A little bit Gochujang A little bit And a little bit of sugar Mix very well Looks like this And toss sweet shrimps inside As well as Japanese tiger prawns Mix very well Wow looks delicious And let’s put this on top of a rice bowl
[Plating] [DONE!] Alright, done!
Itadakimasu! Let’s eat! This is the Yukke bowl of sweet shrimps and Japanese tiger prawns Let’s cut the yolk that’s wrapped with Japanese tiger prawns Itadakimasu! This is good! Wait, like this is super good! I love the flavor of Gochujang and sesame oil And the egg yolk matches perfectly I mean you can’t got wrong with Gochujang and sesame oil I’m going to try Japanese tiger prawn I knew it but Japanese tiger prawn is delicious But live prawn meat was too fresh and firm for Yukke bowl The soft meat of sweet shrimps match the best Next is salt grilled Japanese tiger prawns This is sumptuous These prawns are really big I paid 300 yen per prawn Remove the skewer and Itadakimasu! GOOD I wanna ask if it contains sugar, because it’s that sweet And innards inside the head shell Itadakimasu! Delicious! Meat is delicious but I love the taste of innards And lastly, Sashimi! Prawns are weakened Dip it in soy sauce and Itadakimasu! Delish! When eating raw Japanese tiger prawns It’s better to eat with soy sauce rather than eating as Yukke bowl So the drink I want to enjoy with salt grilled Japanese tiger Prawns and Sashimi, and a Yukke bowl is Ready… The chosen one! Today is no alcohol day I’ve been drinking too much lately because of the end of the year parties So my body needs rest Itadakimasu! Delicious! To prevent from getting gout Alright, let me enjoy rest of my meal [Finished Eating!] Thanks for the meal! So I made a Yukke bowl with lots of sweet shrimps And it was super delicious Who would ever thought of making that the first place The sweetness of sweet shrimps, spiciness of Gochujang, and the aroma of sesame oil Everything matched Today, I used top quality Japanese sweet shrimps But I think you can use frozen sweet shrimps from grocery stores Please try it because it’s easy! Alright, thanks for watching today’s video! Bye-bye!