Japanese Curry-Roux Bricks
Appears in Cook's Illustrated November/December 2023
Vegetables and protein simmered in a fragrant box-mix stew, kare raisu has long been Japan's comfort food on the fly. Nowadays, from-scratch versions are too.
WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS
Our curry-roux bricks produce a lighter, more curry-forward kare raisu than their commercial counterparts in part because we cook our roux to a pale golden brown. We whisked our Japanese-style curry powder together from ground spices to ski...