Today’s guest is “Taco rice” ．
“Taco rice” is popular as an easy-to-eat Okinawan soul food.
I will tell you about the history and origin of its birth.
One of the attractions is that it is easy to make.
Please try making it at home.
This is also Japanese cuisine!
“Tacos” + “rice” = “taco rice”… Fast food with seasoned minced meat (taco meat), lettuce, tomato, cheese and other Mexican taco ingredients on rice. It is often thought that it originated in Mexico, but it originated in Kin town in Okinawa prefecture!
In the 1980s, the owner of a restaurant in Kin, who was doing business with U.S. soldiers, arranged tacos, which had been brought to Okinawa at the time, so that U.S. soldiers could eat to their heart’s content at a low price. It is said to be an origi