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Lotus Root with Sesame Sauce (5 minutes in your toaster oven)

Lotus Root with Sesame Sauce (5 minutes in your toaster oven)

This is an easy dish made in a toaster oven. The crunch and texture of the lotus root is wonderful. Great for bentos too.

Ingredients

Lotus root
140-150g
※Sesame oil
1.5 teaspoons
○Flavoring Ingredients:
〇Toasted sesame seeds
2 teaspoons
〇Sugar
1 teaspoon
〇Soy sauce
1-1.5 teaspoons

Steps

1. Peel and quater the lotus root, and slice 2-3 mm thick. Place on a large plate.
2. Pour the ※ ingredients over the lotus root and mix it up to coat evenly. Line the toaster oven with a sheet of aluminum foil.
3. Place the lotus root on the foil and toast for 5 minutes. Combine the 〇 ingredients in the dish that was used for Step 2. Once the lotus root has finished toasting, add it to the sauce while still hot and mix well.
4. Done!

Story Behind this Recipe

I was wondering if there was an easy dish I could make using lotus root.