Perfect for New Year's Red & White Namasu Salad

Perfect for New Year's Red & White Namasu Salad

This red and white namasu salad (raw vegetables in vinegar) is easy to make. It's convenient to make ahead and serve later as a refreshing side dish.

Ingredients: Serves 4

Daikon radish
400 - 500 g
5 cm
2 teaspoons
★ Vinegar
4 tablespoons
★ Sugar
2 tablespoons
★ Mirin
1 teaspoon
Freshly squeezed yuzu juice
as desired


1. Peel the daikon radish and carrot and cut them into 5cm long strips. Rub salt into the daikon and carrot and let them sit for around 10 minutes.
2. Squeeze excess water out of the vegetables and mix them with the ★ ingredients and the freshly squeezed yuzu juice. Place a weight on top and let the flavors soak in.
3. If you're packing this into a New Years juubako presentation box, you can hollow out the yuzu fruit and fill it with the salad.
4. Chikuzenni - Recipe ID: 708302.

Story Behind this Recipe

This recipe was taught to me by my mother.