Hot pot is a great way to enjoy the company of friends and family while digging into delicious, personalized food. Created in Mongolia, this dish involves dipping ingredients into a pot of broth placed at the center of a communal table. You do the dipping so you can enjoy the food you want. Rokaru Shabu Shabu in Pearl City, HI, serves a variety of hot pot to cater to your cravings.
Hot pot comes in many flavors; try one that has the sour umami taste many people love or go for a lighter, vegetarian variety.
Five premium broths offered at Rokaru Shabu Shabu:
This traditional chicken and pork-based broth is made with sesame sauce, soy, and miso sauce for a rich, bold flavor.
Goma broth is also pork and chicken-based and contains sesame and miso sauce for a creamier, sesame flavored broth.
3. Miso Kim Chee
This dashi-based broth features kim chee and miso with Hawaii chili peppers and chili oil.
4. Herb Lemon
For a lighter flavor, try this chicken-based broth made with lemon, thyme and rosemary.
5. Shiitake Ginger Garlic
Vegetarians will love this broth flavored with lemon, garlic, shiitake mushrooms and ginger.
Hot pot is served with local meat and produce to ensure everything is seasonal and fresh. Veggie platters include carrots, mochi, greens, and bok choy, while meat options range from USDA ribeye, Kauai prawns, leg of lamb, pork belly, short ribs, chicken, Berkshire pork butt, and grass-fed beef tongue.