Spicy Pickled Bamboo Shoots

Spicy Pickled Bamboo Shoots

This is a recipe for spicy and crunchy pickled bamboo shoots that you cannot stop eating! It goes well with 'ochazuke' (rice in a green tea based soup), as well as ramen noodles, and can be a perfect snack, too.

Ingredients: 1 serving

Boiled pickled bamboo shoot
1 bag
1 clove
Ichimi spice
as much as you like
Japanese dashi stock powder
as needed
Soy sauce
3 tablespoons
3 tablespoons
a dash
a dash
Sesame oil
as much as you like


1. Drain the pickled bamboo shoots and briefly rinse.
2. Heat the sesame oil and sauté the pickled bamboo shoots.
3. Once the bamboo shoots are coated in oil, stir in the grated garlic and ichimi spice.
4. Add enough water to cover the bamboo shoots, then add the Japanese dashi stock powder and sugar and simmer.
5. Add the soy sauce and mirin. Continue simmering until the sweet and spicy taste becomes pronounced and the bamboo shoots become tender. Drizzle in the sesame oil and serve.

Story Behind this Recipe

I added my own touch to my mother's pickled bamboo shoot recipe.