Celery Leaves Tsukudani (Sweet-Salty Simmered Celery Leaves)

Celery Leaves Tsukudani (Sweet-Salty Simmered Celery Leaves)

Celery leaves are edible and more nutritious than the stems.
Try making tsukudani with them.


Celery leaves (Thin stems are also OK )
Soy sauce
1 tablespoon
1 tablespoon
Sesame seeds
1 tablespoon


1. Boil the celery leaves for 10 seconds and chop finely. Squeeze out the water lightly.
2. Stir fry the celery leaves with soy sauce and sugar over low heat, until the liquid is absorbed and evaporated (about 5 minutes).
3. Toss sesame seeds, and enjoy. The fragrant smell whets your appetite.
4. On steamed rice.
5. For rice balls.
6. As an ingredient of a rolled omelette... Celery lovers can make their own variations.

Story Behind this Recipe

I grow celery. Celery leaves have perfect nutrients.
I make Tsukudani, instead of throwing them away.