King Trumpet Yakitori

Ingredients

  • 1 scallion, thinly sliced
  • ⅓ cup mirin
  • ⅓ cup sake
  • ⅓ cup soy sauce
  • ⅓ cup zarame sugar or raw sugar
  • 4 small king trumpet mushrooms, trimmed, halved lengthwise, cut crosswise into 2-inch pieces
  • 1 teaspoon vegetable oil
  • Kosher salt
Special Equipment
  • Eight 6-inch bamboo skewers, soaked at least 15 minutes

Spicy Tofu Crumbles

Ingredients

  • 1 pound extra-firm tofu, sliced ¾ inch thick
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 Fresno chile, thinly sliced
  • 3 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons mirin
  • 2 tablespoons Sriracha or gochujang (Korean hot pepper paste)
  • 2 tablespoons unseasoned rice vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons toasted sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon finely grated fresh ginger