Quick and Crispy Lotus Root Steaks

Quick and Crispy Lotus Root Steaks

This recipe is a life saver!

Ingredients: 2 servings

Lotus root
150 g
as needed
● Soy sauce
1 tablespoon
● Mirin
1 tablespoon
● Bonito based dashi stock granules
1 tablespoon
to taste
Chirimen jako
to taste
Your favorite sauce
to taste


1. Slice the lotus root into 7-8 mm thick rounds.
2. Microwave for about 2 minutes.
3. Pour on the ● ingredients and allow the lotus to absorb the flavors.
4. Coat the lotus root in katakuriko, like this.
5. Heat a frying pan and add about 1 mm oil.
6. Brown evenly over medium heat.
7. Turn over the lotus roots to brown both sides.
8. Sprinkle on aonori, chirimen jako, then drizzle on your favorite sauce, and serve! They are seasoned in marinade, so you can also leave out the sauce.
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Story Behind this Recipe

I had leftover lotus root lying around, so I wanted to make use of it in a tasty way!