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Simmered and Chilled Winter Melon for Summertime

Simmered and Chilled Winter Melon for Summertime

A recipe for chilled and lightly flavored winter melon. This is a great dish to serve during the summer.

Ingredients: 4 servings

Winter melon
1/4
Water
400 to 500 ml
Dashi stock granules
1 to 2 teaspoons
Soy sauce
Roughly 1 teaspoon
Salt
Roughly 1/2 to 1 teaspoon
Finely julienned ginger
1 thumbtip-sized piece
Approximately 22 kcal and 1.6 g salt per serving

Steps

1. Remove seeds and fiber from the winter melon. Peel and chop into bite-sized pieces.
2. In a large saucepan, add enough water to cover the winter melon pieces and the seasonings. Add the winter melon pieces and simmer until soft.
3. Set aside. When the pieces have slightly cooled down, chill in the fridge. Top with finely julienned ginger right before serving.
4. You can actually eat winter melon with the skin on. I thought it might be nice to keep some of the skin, so that's what I did.

Story Behind this Recipe

In my family, it was natural to eat winter melon chilled.