Chilled Shabu Shabu Sauce with Grated Daikon Radish, Lemon & Soy Sauce

Chilled Shabu Shabu Sauce with Grated Daikon Radish, Lemon & Soy Sauce

You can make this cold pork shabu-shabu sauce in no time flat anytime you need it.
It's sweet so that kids will like it, too, but it's still pretty healthy since it's oil-free. This recipe yields enough for 1 serving. You can just multiply the amounts for more servings.

Ingredients: 1 serving

Soy sauce
1 tablespoon
2 teaspoons
1/2 teaspoon
Lemon juice
1 teaspoon
1 teaspoon
1 teaspoon
Dashi stock granules
1/4 teaspoon
1 teaspoon
Daikon radish
about 50 g


1. Peel the daikon radish, and grate. Transfer to a sieve and drain the excess water out by pushing it with the back of a spoon.
2. Put the sugar, honey, dashi stock granules, and water into a heatproof container, and microwave for about 20 seconds at 600 W, and mix.
3. Add the soy sauce, mirin, vinegar, lemon juice, and daikon radish from Step 1 into Step 2, and mix well.
4. Here's a great summer dish that uses this sauce. It's a chilled chicken dish, cooked "shabu shabu" style. (Recipe ID: 2307993)
5. You can prepare shabu shabu with shio-koji and top it with grated daikon radish and soy sauce as well (Recipe ID: 1822442).
6. Here is the recipe for tender chilled shabu shabu with inexpensive pork (Recipe ID: 1509681).

Story Behind this Recipe

Even if I buy a bottle of store-bought chilled pork shabu-shabu sauce, I can never finish it all. It always ends up expiring before I can use it up. That's why I made this recipe! You can prepare any amount you'd like at home.