Summer Marinated Tomatoes

Summer Marinated Tomatoes

These are delicious served chilled on a hot summer day.

Ingredients: 2-3 servings

Tomatoes (preferably ripe)
3 (small to medium size)
Corn (preferably uncooked, but canned is fine)
1/2 cob (1/2 cup if canned)
Green shiso
10 pieces
Vinegar (rice or apple vinegar)
1/2 cup
Olive oil (extra virgin)
2 tablespoons
Mirin (or honey)
1 tablespoon (to taste)
Salt, coarsely ground pepper
to taste


1. Parboil the tomatoes and peel the skins. Remove the seeds and cut into bite-sizes.
2. If you have corn on the cob, boil and remove the kernels. Finely julienne the shiso leaves.
3. Combine the vinegar, olive oil, mirin, salt, and pepper in a bowl.
4. Add the ingredients from Step 1 and 2 into the bowl in Step 3 and cool for over 30 minutes. When you see plenty of juice from the tomatoes, it's done.

Story Behind this Recipe

I came up with this when received a lot of delicious ripe tomatoes, and felt like eating a refreshing dish.