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For Bento or Rice Balls--Stir-Fried Daikon Radish with Ao-nori

For Bento or Rice Balls--Stir-Fried Daikon Radish with Ao-nori

These are very easy and delicious daikon matchsticks tossed with ao-nori and salt. They're not only handy as bento fillers, but also great rolled in nori seaweed for rice balls.

Ingredients: An easily made amount

Daikon radish
5-6cm
Sesame oil
1 teaspoon
Aonori
2 teaspoons
Salt
1/3 teaspoon

Steps

1. Cut the daikon into matchsticks and submerge in water. Mix the ao-nori and salt and set aside.
2. Heat sesame oil in a pan. Remove the water from the daikon and fry over high heat until the water evaporates.
3. Once the daikon is tender and dry, add the aonori/salt mix. Toss well and it's done.

Story Behind this Recipe

I made this side dish using my son's favorite daikon matchsticks. While he likes them in miso soup, I wanted another dish for him to have them with rice. Since this dish is so easy, some might not even consider it real cooking, but my son loves it, so I mix it with rice to make rice balls, which he devours.