Daikon Radish and Onion Salad with Sesame Mayonnaise

Daikon Radish and Onion Salad with Sesame Mayonnaise

Daikon radish and onion go so well with sesame mayonnaise.

Ingredients: 2-3 servings

Daikon radish (finely julienned)
1/2 (about 250 g)
Onion (sliced thinly)
1/4 to 1/2 of a small onion
● Mayonnaise
2 tablespoons
● Ground sesame seeds
2 tablespoons
● Ponzu
2 tablespoons
● Sugar
1/2 teaspoon
Shiso leaves, myoga ginger, yuzu peel etc. - finely shredded (optional)
to taste


1. Finely julienne the daikon radish, and thinly slice the onion. Sprinkle a little salt over both and leave to rest for a while.
2. Combine the ● ingredients, and mix in the shredded yuzu peel (if you're using it).
3. Squeeze out the daikon radish and onion tightly, and put into the bowl from Step 2. Mix with chopsticks and it's done!
4. This is a variation with shredded shiso leaves added at Step 2. Enjoy various herbs and flavors depending on the season.
5. Ririhana-san tried making this with "yuzu ponzu sauce". Good idea!

Story Behind this Recipe

I love daikon radish salad. I wondered what would happened if I added onions slices. That's how I came up with this recipe.