Susan Jung’s chanko nabe, a hearty hotpot enjoyed by sumo wrestlers. Photography: Jonathan Wong. Styling: Nellie Ming Lee

How to make chanko nabe, the Japanese stew loved by sumo wrestlers

  • The hearty hotpot is eaten in vast quantities to help the oversize athletes gain weight
  • Cooked in a traditional earthenware pot, use dashi bags for an instant, umami-rich broth
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Susan Jung’s chanko nabe, a hearty hotpot enjoyed by sumo wrestlers. Photography: Jonathan Wong. Styling: Nellie Ming Lee
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