Sautéed Shaved Burdock Root
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- 1/2 pound burdock root
- 2 tbsp sesame oil
- 1 tbsp sesame seeds
- 1 tbsp rice wine or sake
- 2 tbsp soy sauce
- 1 tbsp mirin
- 1 tsp sugar
1. Peel the outer brown layer of burdock root. Then cut the burdock root into thin shavings with a sharp knife. Place the shavings in a bowl of cold water to prevent oxidation.
2. Place oil in a frying pan on high heat then add the burdock root shavings, making sure that it’s drained.
3. Add soy sauce, rice wine, sugar, and mirin and cook for 2-3 minutes or until much of the liquid have evaporated.
4. Place the burdock root on a plate before sprinkling toasted sesame seeds.