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Fried Bear
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Fried Bear (Anime)
Other Name Chicken-Fried Bear (Anime)
Information
Chef Akira Hayama
Primary Ingredients Bear Meat
Cuisine Type Western
Dish Type Fried
Media Appearances
Manga Debut Chapter 187
Anime Debut Episode 55

Fried Bear is a dish made by Akira Hayama during his cooking duel against Sōma Yukihira.

DescriptionEdit

This is a dish based off of the popular Southern United States dish fried chicken[1], substituting chicken meat with bear instead. Just looking at it's sparkling surface will make you salivate. With the gravy sauce, just a drop will make the diner it's pet. Combined with the bear it becomes stimulating and spicy, yet mellow and sweet. And by using his mastery of spices, he transforms the bear's natural bone stench into an highly intricate constructed tower of flavor! Overall it is a delicate balance between fragrance and taste.

RecipeEdit

  • Fried Bear
    • Bear Roast (Sliced Thick)
      • Marinate Purée
        • Garlic
        • Ginger
        • Onion
    • Batter
      • Eggs
      • Potato Starch
    • Frying Oil
    • Akira's Cajun Spice Blend
      • Black Pepper
      • Paprika
      • Thyme
      • Cayenne[2] Powder
        • Cayenne Chili Pepper
      • Oregano
    • Salt
    • Genièvre (Juniper Berries)[3] (Dried & Ground in Mortar)
  • Gravy Sauce
    • Bear Fond (Deglazed)
      • Bear Broth
    • Milk
    • Wheat flour
    • Akira's Cajun Spice Blend
      • Black Pepper
      • Paprika
      • Thyme
      • Cayenne[2] Powder
        • Cayenne Chili Pepper
      • Oregano
    • Genièvre[3] (Dried & Ground in Mortar)
  • Biscuits

How to Cook Edit

  1. Slice the meat into thick slices, marinating it in garlic, ginger, and onion purée to soften it.
  2. Create the batter with eggs and potato starch.
  3. Heat up oil in a frying pan.
  4. Coat the bear slices in batter and add them to the frying pan.
  5. To make the sauce, use the bear broth and add wheat flour and milk till it thickens.
  6. After the mixture has become fragrant and slightly browned, add the seasonings and spices.
  7. Add cajun spice and salt to the bear meat, then fry with thick batter.
  8. Crush juniper berries and add them to the marinade.

Gallery Edit

Trivia Edit

  • Fried chicken (also referred to as Southern fried chicken for the variant in the United States) is a dish consisting of chicken pieces usually from broiler chickens which have been floured or battered and then pan-fried, deep fried, or pressure fried. The breading adds a crisp coating or crust to the exterior of the chicken. What separates fried chicken from other fried forms of chicken is that generally the chicken is cut at the joints, and the bones and skin are left intact. Crisp well-seasoned skin, rendered of excess fat, is a hallmark of well made fried chicken.[1]
  • A Genièvre or juniper berry is the female seed cone produced by the various species of junipers. It is not a true berry but a cone with unusually fleshy and merged scales, which give it a berry-like appearance. The cones from a handful of species, especially Juniperus communis, are used as a spice, particularly in European cuisine, and also give gin its distinctive flavour. Juniper berries may be the only spice derived from conifers.[3]
  • Cayenne powder may be a blend of different types of peppers. Cayenne powder is distinguished from 'chili powder' as it is made from cayenne peppers only, whereas chili powder is generally a spice mixture. It is employed variously in its fresh form, or as dried powder used on seafood, all types of egg dishes (devilled eggs, omelettes, soufflés), meats and stews, casseroles, cheese dishes, hot sauces, and curries.[2]

References Edit

  1. 1.0 1.1 Wikipedia page on Fried Chicken.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Wikipedia page on Cayenne
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Wikipedia page on Juniper Berries