Stewed in the Microwave Daikon Radish and Pork Rich Stir-Fry

Stewed in the Microwave Daikon Radish and Pork Rich Stir-Fry

The stewed daikon radish and roasted pork go great as a richly-flavored side dish to rice . You can make this in less than 15 minutes.

Ingredients: 3~4 people

Pork (for pork rice bowl, or thinly sliced pork roast)
about 200g
Daikon radish
about 10cm
Soy sauce
2 tablespoons
3 tablespoons
Soft brown sugar
1 tablespoon
1/2 tablespoon
Garlic (grated or tubed is OK)
about 1/2 teaspoon
Ginger (grated or from a tube)
about 1/2 teaspoon
soy sauce (for the finishing touch)
1 tablespoon


1. Cut the daikon radish into large bite-sized pieces. Cover with plastic wrap, and microwave for 4~5 minutes to stew.
2. Mix the sauce together. Mix 2 tablespoons soy sauce, 3 tablespoons mirin, 1 tablespoon powdered sugar, 1/2 tablespoon miso, ginger, and miso together.
3. Saute the pork meat. Add in the stewed daikon once it has browned, and lightly saute together.
4. Add the sauce, and saute some more while boiling it down. Add in a round of soy sauce around the pan once the sauce has boiled down for the finishing touch.
5. Please feel free to boil the sauce down and soften the daikon radish to your preference .

Story Behind this Recipe

Stewing the daikon radish in the microwave saves time. You can also use simmered daikon, but I like the type that still has a bit of texture when you bite into it despite being soaked in the flavoring .