Cut the komatsuna into 5 cm lengths. Julienne the carrots. Pour boiling water over the atsuage to remove excess oil, then since into 5 mm.
Sauté the ground pork in sesame oil, then once it becomes crumbly, add the carrots and komatsuna, then add the atsu-age, and continue to sauté.
Add the boiling water, Chinese soup stock granules, sugar, soy sauce, salt, and pepper to season.
Once it comes to a boil, add the katakuriko dissolved in water to thicken, then serve.
Story Behind this Recipe
I made this for dinner once.
Along with other nutrients, komatsuna greens have a lot of calcium, vitamin A, iron, potassium, and fiber. While they may be similar to spinach in nutritional value, they have 5 times the amount of potassium.