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Spicy Lotus Root and Burdock Root Salad with Sesame Seeds

Spicy Lotus Root and Burdock Root Salad with Sesame Seeds

A fiber-rich root vegetable salad that's seasoned with sesame seeds and ponzu. The shichimi spice will stimulate your appetite.

Ingredients: 2 servings

Lotus root
100 g
Burdock root
1
Mayonnaise
3 tablespoons
Ponzu
1 tablespoon
Sugar
1 tablespoon
Sesame oil
1 tablespoon
Sesame seeds
To taste
Shichimi spice
Pinch

Steps

1. Shave or shred the burdock root and thinly slice the lotus root.
2. Boil some water in a pot and add a teaspoon of vinegar (not listed). Boil the burdock root first and add the lotus root a minute after.
3. Boil for 30 to 60 seconds and transfer to a sieve to cool. Do not soak in water.
4. When the vegetables have cooled, toss in a bowl with the seasonings and it's done.

Story Behind this Recipe

A salad seasoned with my favorite homemade dressing.