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Lotus Root & Gochujang Mayonnaise Salad

Lotus Root & Gochujang Mayonnaise Salad

Gochujang and mayonnaise together have a deliciously spicy umami flavour ☆ This is a simple and speedy salad with lots of crispy seasonal lotus root.

Ingredients: 2 servings

Lotus root
100 g
Gochujang
1/3 tablespoon
Mayonnaise
1 1/2 tablespoons
Usukuchi soy sauce
1 teaspoon
Salt
a small amount
Green onions or scallions
a small amount

Steps

1. I used Sunchang's Gochujang this time.
2. Peel the lotus root, thinly slice it, and soak it in water.
3. Boil the lotus root in salted water until it becomes semi-translucent. Then drain.
4. Combine the gochujang, mayonnaise, soy sauce, and salt together to create the gochujang mayonnaise. Dress the lotus root with it.
5. Serve on a plate and sprinkle some finely chopped chives over the top to finish.

Story Behind this Recipe

This is a recipe that I came up with while trying to think of a non-stew recipe that could use gochujang. The mild yet deeply-flavoured gochujang mayonnaise is addictive! Try it with other vegetables of your choice or steamed chicken, I'm sure it'll taste great ♪