Frozen Daikon Radish to Keep in a Ziploc Freezer Bag

Frozen Daikon Radish to Keep in a Ziploc Freezer Bag

Frozen daikon radish is perfect for making simmered dishes or oden, since it cooks through quickly and absorbs the seasonings well.

This is also a good way to store daikon radish if you can't eat it all at once.


Daikon radish
to taste


1. Rinse the daikon radish, and peel about 3 mm of its skin.
2. Cut into 4 cm-thick rounds. If you already know how you will be using the daikon then cut it accordingly.
3. Put the daikon into a Ziploc Freezer Bag. Press out as much air as possible, and tightly seal the opening.
4. Freeze for minimum 6 hours to finish.
5. Take them out and let them sit for a while before cutting. Even if the pieces are thick, you can cut them without any difficulty.
6. Cook as-is. There is no need to defrost or parboil these daikon.

Story Behind this Recipe

It takes time and energy to make a daikon dish that's soft and well-seasoned.
However, after picking up on a tip for using frozen daikon radish from the TV, I was able to make a daikon dish in no time.
Since then, I always freeze my daikon before cooking.