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Cinco De Mayo Taco rice

I celebrated Cinco de Mayo this year with Taco rice, a fusion dish from Okinawa. I always like the origin stories of fusion dishes. It almost feels like reading classic comedies: These stories usually starts with a sad tone of how immigrants feeling misplaced, homesick, or lacking of resources, but with a twist of serendipity and innovation, the ending is nice and delicious. The bravery and perseverance of the inventors in the stories become flavorful seasonings of the fusion dish in our plates. The invention story of taco rice happened in an southern island of Japan, Okinawa, where the US troop locates. To serve the Without using taco shells, Okinawa restaurants used warm rice to pair with the fillings in taco and this dish was popular among the US troops stationed in Okinawa. I used impossible foods to make my taco rice vegetarian. It’s very delicious and easy to make. Hope you enjoy it! Taco Rice Recipe Yield: 2 bento Prep time: 10 minutes Cook time: 10 minutes Ingredients: For the taco filling: 1 tablespoon …