Mikan Hot Pot by mikans of mikans!! Mikan Hot Pot is a new popular food in Suouohshima, Yamaguchi Prefecture
Suouohshima is faced to the Island Sea.
It is the warm climate, and there is the beautiful sea and the roads with palm trees like Hawaii.
In the other name, Suouohshima is called the Hawaii of Setonai, and it is twinned with Hawaii.
The specialty crop of Suouohshima is “Mikan”.
Mikan is a kind of oranges, and its skin can be peeled easily by hands.
Mikan is necessary during the winter in Japan.
It has unique nutritions like Vitamin and polyphenol, and its dried skin can be a Chinese medicine, called “Chinpi”.
The Inner Sea area is a production area of Mikan, and 80% of Mikan in Yamaguchi Prefecture is produced in Suouohshima.
It is delicious to eat directly, but in Suouohshima, it can be used for meals.
It’s not only for a part of sauces like lemons and oranges.
It is “Mikan Hot Pot” that uses whole Mikan; there are “Tsumire” that is a dumpling by fresh fishes caught in Suouohshima, shrimps, and vegetables in Mikan Hot Pot.
“Mikan Hot Pot” was produced to enjoy the new delicious tastes of Mikans for ten years ago.
There are four rules.
1. Put a whole burnt Mikan.
The smell of the skin will be good. Only burnt Mikan with a brand can be approved.
2. Knead the local fishes’ Tsumire with Mikan juice.
3. Add spice my mixed up Mikan’s skin and green chilis.
The spice of green chilis can be a good accent.
4. After eating the hot pot, add the rice to cook “Zousui”. Spread merengue on it, and put the mixed yolk.
These are interesting rules, and when you eat it, its taste is unique and delicious that the smell, the sweet and fresh taste of Mikan makes taste of vegetables better.
It has become a popular food of Suouohshima.
We recommend this hot pot to you, who ate the hot pot with fishes and vegetables several times in Japan.
Even it is good to eat while sitting on the tatami at the casual restaurant on the seaside.
Please eat fresh Mikan in your accommodation, and be relaxed.
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