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Sautéed Shaved Burdock Root


 Prep Time:  5 min
 Cooking Time:    5 min
 Servings:  4 people  

Ingredients:
  • 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

Directions:
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.


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