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Cucumber with Umeboshi, Dried Bonito Flakes, and Kombu Mayo

Cucumber with Umeboshi, Dried Bonito Flakes, and Kombu Mayo

Crunchy cucumber combined with refreshing pickled plums and mild tasting kombu mayonnaise sauce. This is simply irresistible.

Ingredients

Cucumber
2
Shio-kombu
1 tablespoon
Umeboshi
1-2
Bonito flakes
1 packet ( 3 g)
Mayonnaise
1 tablespoon

Steps

1. Slice the cucumber into rounds, sprinkle with salt (not listed) and rub until it starts to release moisture. Rinse and squeeze out the water lightly. Remove the pit from the umeboshi, and lightly pound.
2. Mix all the ingredients together.
3. Enjoy as a side dish.

Story Behind this Recipe

This side dish is more like a salad or an appetizer. I thought this might make a dish to serve between the main dishes.