Gingered Turnips

Gingered Turnips

These thick slices of turnips are flavored with ginger and soy sauce. Turnips are sweet and tasty. A perfect main dish with to go with rice--no need for any meat!

Ingredients: 1 serving

1 piece
Soy sauce
2 tablespoons
2 tablespoons
1 tablespoon
Sesame oil
as needed


1. Chop off the leaves from the turnips, then cut the turnip root into 1 cm rounds. Cut the leaves into 3 cm lengths.
2. Add the sesame oil to a heated frying pan, then brown both sides of the turnip root. Add the turnip greens, and sauté.
3. Combine the grated ginger, soy sauce, mirin, and sake, then pour into the frying pan from Step 2 in a circular motion. Sauté while evenly coating the turnips, then serve.
4. For reference, see the following recipe: Gingered Lotus Root Recipe ID: 680077
5. Another from my gingered vegetable recipe series: Stir-Fried Chrysanthemum Greens with Ginger Recipe ID: 710168
6. And another: Gingered Jumbo Shimeji Mushrooms Recipe ID: 695252
7. And from my baked turnip recipe series: Turnips with Wasabi Soy Sauce and Mayonnaise Recipe ID: 719014
8. Add hemp seeds to boost the nutrition value even more! There's no need to add meat since this is packed with vegetable protein, vitamins, and minerals.

Story Behind this Recipe

A friend told me how delicious gingered Chinese cabbage was, so I tried out the concept with turnips.