A Treasured Recipe! My Kimpira Burdock Root

A Treasured Recipe! My Kimpira Burdock Root

Kimpira with a grown-up flair.

Ingredients: 4 servings

Main ingredients
Burdock root
Thick shirataki noodles (optional)
1 packet
● Soy sauce
2 tablespoons
● Cooking sake
2 tablespoons
● Mirin
2 tablespoons
Sesame oil (for finishing)
to taste
Sesame seeds
to taste
Secret ingredient
Yuzu pepper paste
2 teaspoons


1. These are all the ingredients you need.
2. Bring the shirataki to a boil to remove the bitterness. This is vital!
3. Tip: Use a piece of aluminium foil to scrub the dirt from the burdock root.
4. Diagonally slice the burdock root.
5. Then julienne them by stacking up several slices.
6. They should look like this when done.
7. Julienne the carrots the same way!
8. Heat the frying pan and add the oil. Regular vegetable oil is fine.
9. Combine everything in the frying pan at once! Heat over medium.
10. Once the vegetables become tender, add all of the ● seasoning ingredients, cook off the moisture, then add the yuzu pepper paste.
11. Turn off the heat, then add sesame oil and sesame seeds to taste.
12. It's ready to serve. Transfer to serving plates! It's delicious both cold or hot.
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Story Behind this Recipe

I wanted an extra twist to my regular kimpira, so I added yuzu pepper paste and it turned out delicious!