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Easy Daikon Radish and Eggplant with Thickened Ground Pork Sauce

Easy Daikon Radish and Eggplant with Thickened Ground Pork Sauce

Transform leftover daikon radish and eggplant into your dinner entrée! The thickened sauce with ground pork is super delicious.

Ingredients: 2 servings

Daikon radish
1/3
Eggplant
1
Ground pork
50 g
Sesame oil
1 tablespoon
★Japanese dashi stock
300 ml
★Sake
1 tablespoon
★Mirin
2 tablespoons
★Soy sauce
2 tablespoons
Katakuriko
1 tablespoon
Chopped green onions
to taste

Steps

1. Cut and slice the daikon radish into thick quarter-rounds. Chop the eggplant into large pieces.
2. Stir-fry the ground pork in sesame oil until the colour changes. Be careful not to burn it.
3. Add the daikon radish and eggplant to Step 2, and continue stir-frying until all the vegetables are coated with sesame oil and the ground pork is evenly distributed.
4. Pour in the ★ mixed seasonings at once. Cover with a lid, and simmer for about 15 minutes over medium heat until the daikon radish is cooked through.
5. Swirl in the katakuriko slurry to thicken the sauce.
6. Garnish with chopped green onions, and it's done.

Story Behind this Recipe

I created this recipe because I wanted to use up leftover daikon radish and eggplant.