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Broccolini & Natto with Bonito Flakes

Broccolini & Natto with Bonito Flakes

Spring can never arrive soon enough.

Ingredients: 3 servings

Broccolini
1 bag (100g)
Natto
2 packs (40g x 2)
Bonito flakes
2g
Natto sauce and Japanese mustard (typically included in the natto packaging)
from 2 packs

Steps

1. Parboil the broccolini in slightly salted water for about 2 minutes. Then soak it in cold water to maintain the bright color.
2. Thoroughly combine the sauce and Japanese mustard with the natto.
3. Cut the broccolini into 1-2cm lengths and tightly wring out any excess moisture.
4. Add the broccolini and the bonito flakes to the natto, mix it up, and it's done.

Story Behind this Recipe

Most of the vegetables that are associated with the arrival of spring tend to be quite bitter. I combined various ingredients to enhance the individual flavors of each item.