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Hibachi Dinner at Home

Updated: Apr 22, 2021

I know I can't be the only one who loves hibachi restaurants. The food is always so good and so flavorful and I really enjoy watching the chef cook my food in front of me. Before the pandemic, my family would go and have hibachi at least every other month. I remember this time last year I was craving a Hibachi and decided to make it at home. The food turned out great but I had to use so many skillets to be able to cook all the different dishes for this one dinner. I recently purchased a Blackstone Griddle and I made hibachi again a few weeks ago using the griddle and let me tell you...GAME CHANGER! I absolutely love this griddle and how quickly I can make my favorite meals so quickly and all at the same time.

The main ingredient that is key to making hibachi at home is the garlic butter. You will notice it is heavily used at hibachi restaurants and gets added to every dish. You only need soften butter, garlic and a few seasoning to make this compound butter.

You will also need day old rice or rice that have been chilled for a few hours. You don't want to use freshly cooked rice for your hibachi dinner because the rice will be mushy and not firm. I personally don't like eggs in my fried rice but you can certainly add them into your rice. I only added diced onions into my rice but you can could add peas and carrots as well. The restaurant that I frequent doesn't use any veggies in the rice which is why I didn't use them in mine.

Ingredients Needed to Make Fried Rice

2 cups cold, cooked rice (white rice)

1 tablespoon of sesame oil

2 tablespoons of garlic butter

2 Tablespoon of soy sauce

1/2 sweet onion (chopped)

1 large egg (optional)

Chopped green onions

Ingredients Needed to Make Hibachi Noodles

1/2 lb or 6 oz noodles (Udon, Rice, Ramen, or Linguine)

2 teaspoon of sesame seed oil

1 tablespoon of garlic butter

2 tablespoons of soy sauce

Optional: 3-4 green onions

Hibachi Vegetables

1 large zucchini (quartered)

1 sweet onion (chopped)

1 carton of sliced mushrooms

1 tablespoon of vegetable oil

1 teaspoon of sesame oil

1 tablespoon of soy sauce

1 Tablespoon of garlic butter

Salt and pepper to taste

Ingredients for Hibachi Steak

2 pieces of filet mignon, cut in bite sized pieces sirloin steak

1 tablespoon of vegetable oil

1 teaspoon of sesame oil

2 tablespoon of garlic butter

2 tablespoon of soy sauce

1 tablespoon of teriyaki sauce (optional)

Salt and pepper to taste

Hibachi Shrimp

1 lb of large raw shrimp

1 tablespoon of vegetable oil

2 tablespoons of garlic butter

1 tablespoon of soy sauce

Lemon juice (optional)

Garlic Butter

1 stick unsalted butter (softened at room temp)

1 tablespoon of minced garlic

1 teaspoon of dried parsley flakes

1/2 teaspoon of black pepper

1/2 teaspoon of Italian seasoning

Directions to Make Hibachi Dinner

Hibachi Rice

1. Heat oils in a wok or skillet.

2. Add onion and saute for 1-2 mins

3. Add in the cold rice, butter, and soy sauce.

4. Toss rice and sauteed onions together until well combined.

5. Salt and pepper to taste if needed.

6. Add chopped green onions.

7. Remove from the griddle and cover to keep warm.

**Do not keep it on the griddle because the rice will dry out**

Hibachi Noodles

1. Cook noodles according to package instructions and drain well.

2 . Heat oil on the griddle and add all ingredients except for the green onions to the griddle. 3. Toss to combine.

4. Once noodles are very coated and hot, add in the green onions. Set aside to keep warm.

Hibachi Veggies

1. Heat oil on the griddle at medium high heat.

2. Add in the zucchini, soy sauce, butter, and a pinch of water to steam the veggies.

3. Saute for 5-6 minutes

4. Add in onion and continue to saute until all veggies are tender.

Hibachi Steak

1. Heat oil in griddle at medium high heat

2. Add in the steak and sprinkle on the salt and pepper.

3. Saute steak.

4. Once steak begins to brown, add in the remaining ingredients.

5. Continue to cook the steak to your desired level of doneness.

Hibachi Shrimp

1. Heat oil on the griddle.

2. Add the butter and soy sauce.

3. Saute until shrimp are cooked. Add a some fresh lemon juice if you like.

Garlic Butter

1. Place all ingredients into a bowl.

2. Using a fork blend in the garlic and seasoning into the butter until well combined. Keep in the fridge until you are ready to use it.

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