Goya Chanpuru (ゴーヤーチャンプルー): A Delightful Okinawan Style Stir-Fry Dish Packed with Vitamin C


Goya Chanpuru: Taste, Health, and Okinawan Heritage

Goya Chanpuru, a delightful variant of Okinawan cuisine, embodies a rich tapestry of flavors, melding tofu, vegetables, and meats into a symphony of taste. Reflecting the vibrant tapestry of Okinawan culture and history, Chanpuru boasts a plethora of regional and familial variations, each a testament to its diverse culinary heritage.

Known for its nutritional benefits, Goya Chanpuru is packed with Vitamin C, five times more than tomatoes, making it ideal for stir-fries due to its heat resistance. Besides its great taste, it’s rich in potassium and dietary fiber, aiding in preventing edema and promoting digestion. When paired with tofu and pork, both high in quality protein, it becomes a potent remedy against edema and constipation.


As a cure for summer fatigue, its combination of pork, eggs, tofu, and bonito broth replenishes vital nutrients and sparks the appetite. Beyond taste, Goya’s bitterness, especially in its Momordica charantia component, helps lower blood sugar and cholesterol levels, and regulates autonomic nervous system imbalances, contributing to overall well-being.

In essence, Goya Chanpuru blends taste and wellness. We extend a warm invitation for you to savor its culinary excellence firsthand!

Food credit goes to U-MAKU, which serves authentic Okinawan dishes in the Ariake area of Koto-ward, Tokyo.

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