Microwaved Cabbage with Sesame For Your Bentos

Microwaved Cabbage with Sesame For Your Bentos

A colourful dish for your bento, easily done in the microwave.

Ingredients: 2 servings

Cabbage 2 leaves of the green part if possible)
100 g
Sesame (or ground sesame)
1 tablespoon (as you like)
2/3 teaspoon
Soy sauce
1 teaspoon
Japanese soup stock granules (or dashi stock)
less than 1/3 teaspoon (1 scant tablespoon if dashi stock)


1. Half-mill the sesame and add the sugar, soy sauce and dashi stock.
2. Wash the cabbage, cut into easy to eat sizes, wrap and microwave for 30 seconds at 500W. Turn over and microwave for a further 30 seconds.
3. Put the cabbage into cold water to fix the colour.
4. Squeeze the water from the cabbage and toss with the sesame from step 1 to finish.

Story Behind this Recipe

I want something green in my bento every day, and wanted to use cabbage instead of spinach to make it.