Microwaved Steamed Sweet Onion with Shiro-Dashi & Cheese

Microwaved Steamed Sweet Onion with Shiro-Dashi & Cheese

You can easily make this in the microwave as soon as the craving strikes! Onions prepared this way are so sweet that you can easily gobble down a whole one.

Ingredients: 1 serving

Sweet new harvest onion
1 tablespoon
Sliced cheese
1 slice
Green onions or scallions
to taste


1. Cut a cross into the onion and place on a heat-resistant dish.
2. Pour the shiro-dashi over the onion. Lightly cover with plastic wrap and microwave for 3 minutes.
3. Next, top with some cheese. Remove the wrap and microwave for 30 seconds until the cheese is gooey. Then it's done.
4. You can optionally garnish with black pepper or green onion.

Story Behind this Recipe

I had a lot of sweet onions. I wanted to eat something with a combination of my favorite cheese and some shiro-dashi, so I made this and it came out delicious.