Dressed Komatsuna and Shirasu

Dressed Komatsuna and Shirasu

This is a quick recipe using few ingredients. It is like a namul dish without the garlic. Try with other leafy greens.

Ingredients: easy to make amount

1 bunch
Shirasu baby sardines
30 g (3 tablespoons)
1-2 tablespoons
a pinch
Sesame oil
1/3 tablespoon (1 teaspoon)
Sesame seeds (optional)
As much as you like


1. Boil the komatsuna quickly in hot water with a pinch of salt. Cut to 3 cm length, then add the shirasu.
2. Pour the mentsuyu, sugar and sesame oil in this order and mix well.
3. If there is any water from the vegetables, drain lightly and serve.
4. Lastly, sprinkle the sesame as you rub with fingers so the aroma is released.

Story Behind this Recipe

Boiled komatsuna does not keep long, so I came up with the idea of tossing with shirasu I had in my freezer.