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Japanese-Style Celery Salad in 3 Minutes

Japanese-Style Celery Salad in 3 Minutes

All you have to do is cut and toss in this speedy side dish with no need to cook. You can whip up this extra item in a jiffy.

Ingredients: 2 servings

Celery
1 stalk
Seasoning ingredients (to be mixed in the order listed):
Soy sauce
1 teaspoon
Sesame oil
1 teaspoon
Bonito flakes
a pinch

Steps

1. Rinse the celery and diagonally slice into 3 mm pieces (add the leaves if available).
2. Right before serving, add the soy sauce, then the sesame oil, and once the celery is evenly coated, sprinkle on the bonito flakes and serve.
3. Packed with vitamin C and minerals such as calcium, iron and magnesium, celery helps regulate the bowels, and has effective calming properties. It's also full of fiber!

Story Behind this Recipe

I always buy celery in bulk, so I came up with a method to use them up. You can even use this recipe to make a delicious dish out of celery that's past its prime.