Calcium-Rich Daikon Radish Salad

Calcium-Rich Daikon Radish Salad

This is a calcium-rich Japanese style salad that was served at the ob-gyn hospital when I was pregnant.


Daikon radish
5 cm
Chirimen jako - boiled and salt-cured baby sardines
to taste
Sakura shrimp - tiny dried shrimp
to taste
Shiso leaves
about 2 leaves
to taste
Japanese style dressing
to taste


1. Finely julienne the daikon radish, put into a bowl of cold water, then drain well.
2. Finely shed the shiso leaves, and combine with the daikon radish, sakura shrimp and aonori seaweed.
3. Tranfer to a serving plate, and top with the chirimen jako and Japanese style dressing.

Story Behind this Recipe

I had this delicious salad at the ob-gyn hospital when I was pregnant.